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    Feature Recovery Hits Mid-Size Buildings Nomura Real Estate Development leads in 20% jump in the sector

    The development pace for mid-size office buildings with gross floor area of 3,000 m2 to 10,000 m2 has been showing a modest recovery. Amid strong demand from tenants for new, modern buildings featuring business continuity plan (BCP) capabilities as well as environmental and energy-saving performance, real estate companies have been accelerating...

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      GE sells three office buildings in Tokyo

      GE Japan, the Japanese arm of General Electric, sold three buildings, including an office property in Kanda-Jinbocho, Chiyoda-ku. The transactions took place in June 2014 and the buyer was Kizuna TMK, a special purpose company.

    • Quattro Muromachi Building


      GE sells four buildings to Secured Capital

      GE Japan, the Japanese arm of General Electric, sold four buildings including the Quattro Muromachi Building, an office property in Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku. The transactions took place in July 2014. The seller of all the properties was Galaxie TMK, an affiliate of Secured Capital Investment Management.

    • Geo Hatchobori


      Office in Hatchobori, Chuo-ku sold; asking price Y2.5bn

      GK Wakaba Investment, a special purpose company, obtained Geo Hatchobori, an office building in Chuo-ku. The transaction took place in August 2014. The seller was an individual.

    • Hotel Gracery Tamachi


      Fujita Kanko sues Hankyu REIT for rent reduction

      Fujita Kanko, which operates Hotel Gracery Tamachi, filed a suit for a reduction in the amount of rent against Hankyu REIT, which holds trust beneficiary rights to the hotel. The hotel chain operator is demanding a 23.5% reduction in the rent after September 30, 2013.

    • Musashino Building


      Mitsubishi Corp sells ZARA Shinjuku

      Major trading firm Mitsubishi Corporation sold the Musashino Building, a retail building in Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku. The transaction took place in June 2014. The buyers were special purpose company GK Shinjuku Investment and Musashino Kogyo, which is engaged in the operation of movie theaters and the real estate business. The joint ownership ratio is 99 to 1 in favor of GK Shinjuku Investment. It is believed that the buyers will continue to lease the property.

    • Nihonbashi Dia Building


      Mitsui Chemicals Agro moving to new Nihonbashi Dia

      Mitsui Chemicals Agro, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals, will relocate its headquarters to the Nihonbashi Dia Building in Chuo-ku sometime around February 2015. The company will lease about 400 tsubo [1,320 m2] on the 15th floor and part of the 16th floor in building, where 200 employees will work, according to sources.

    • Svax TS (near side), Toranomon Hills Mori Tower (seen behind)


      UR acquires site for new Totanomon Hills station from Mori

      The Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) reserved the purchase of Svax TS, an office building adjoining Toranomon Hills, in July 2014. There is a project for a new station on the Hibiya subway line next to the building and UR is serving as the developer of the project. The seller was Mori Building.

    • Land acquired by Nomura Real Estate Development


      Nomura developing condo in Kanda

      Nomura Real Estate Development will commence the construction of a condominium for sale in lots in Kanda-Sudacho, Chiyoda-ku in January 2015. The 858 m2 development site was obtained from Minato-ku-based real estate company Radix in April 2014. The completion of construction is slated for January 2017.

    • Rendering of Toranomon 4-Chome Project (Source: Mori Trust)


      Mori Trust building 210,000 m2 GFA on former Toranomon Pastoral site

      Mori Trust will commence the tentatively-named Toranomon 4-Chome Project on the former site of the Toranomon Pastoral Hotel and other plots. The project calls for the construction of a building with 210,000 m2 of gross floor area on 36 floors above ground and four below. Construction will start in fiscal 2015, with completion slated for fiscal 2018.

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  • 1 GE sells four buildings to Secured Capital
  • 2 GE sells three office buildings in Tokyo
  • 3 Mori Trust building 210,000 m2 GFA on former Toranomon Pastoral site
  • 4 GreenOak acquires office building in Hatchobori, Chuo-ku (update)
  • 5 Fujita Kanko sues Hankyu REIT for rent reduction
  • 6 Open House obtains condo in Azabu, Minato-ku
  • 7 S-REIT Ascott acquires apartments in Japan
  • 8 Tosei forms REIT to go public
  • 9 Mitsubishi Estate to raise office rent by 10% to 20%
  • 10 REIT to obtain Fortress hotel portfolio for Y40bn
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  • 2 UK Prudential's M&G obtains properties worth Y16bn
  • 3 GIC completes purchase of PCP Marunouchi from Secured Capital
  • 4 GE sells four buildings to Secured Capital
  • 5 Hulic purchases Yurakucho retail building
  • 6 Sumitomo's Tokyo Nihonbashi Tower target 50% occupancy at completion
  • 7 Adachi-ku residences to be sold to Taiwanese investors
  • 8 Mitsubishi Corp sells ZARA Shinjuku
  • 9 Mori Trust building 210,000 m2 GFA on former Toranomon Pastoral site
  • 10 GE sells three office buildings in Tokyo
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  • 2 GIC completes purchase of PCP Marunouchi from Secured Capital
  • 3 Kenedix recruits six from GE Japan; Uchida, others join band
  • 4 Singapore's CDL buyer of Seiko founder's residence
  • 5 HK's Veloqx sells Miu Miu store site in Aoyama
  • 6 Decline in free rent becoming more apparent: Xymax
  • 7 UK Prudential's M&G obtains properties worth Y16bn
  • 8 Nomura REIT obtains mall of Universal Studios Japan from Elliott
  • 9 Y6bn AXA, Sumitomo Mitsui acquisition completes Tokyo Fund investment
  • 10 Morgan Stanley purchases 30,000 m2 GFA in Koto-ku

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