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    • Urban Court Sakas 3


      Constructor Okumura obtains apartment in Bunkyo-ku

      Okumura obtained Urban Court Sakas 3, a rental apartment building in Mukogaoka, Bunkyo-ku. The transaction took place in January 2015. The price was 1.39 billion yen [$12 million] and the seller was real estate company Harakosan.

    • Hotel Ibis Roppongi being demolished


      Kenedix redeveloping Hotel Ibis Roppongi

      Kenedix will launch the development of a hotel providing 400 guestrooms on the former site of Hotel Ibis Roppongi in Roppongi, Minato-ku. As of February 2015, the demolition of the remaining structures was under way and Kenedix plans to start the construction of the new hotel as early as July. Completion is targeted for March 2017.

    • Daimyo 247 (photo: Ichigo Group Holdings)


      Ichigo acquires two restaurant buildings in Fukuoka

      Ichigo Real Estate Services Fukuoka, a subsidiary of Ichigo Group Holdings, obtained two retail buildings in Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City in November and December 2014. The properties are the Daimyo 247 Building in Daimyo and Delta West Nishi-Nakasu in Nishi-Nakasu. The company plans to manage the two buildings for the mid to long-term. It is believed the total price was just over 2 billion yen [$17 million].

    • Osaki Bright Core


      Engineering company moving into new Osaki building, reducing costs

      In early May 2015, Tomoe Engineering will relocate its headquarters to Osaki Bright Core in Osaki, Shinagawa-ku. The company will occupy the 18th and 19th floors in the building, which has a typical floor plate of 447 tsubo [1,480 m2] and where about 250 employees will work. Tomoe Engineering is a centrifugal separator manufacturer listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

    • Seiko Building


      Bento chain family office obtains Osaka commercial building

      Lilac obtained the Seiko Building, an office and retail property in Kita-Shinchi, Osaka City in November 2014. Lilac is the family office of the representative of Hurxley, which is based in Kita-ku, Osaka City and controls the Hokka Hokka Tei bento chain in western Japan.

    • Seiko Roppongi Building


      Ardepro obtains Roppongi building for resale

      Real estate company Ardepro obtained the Seiko Roppongi Building, an office and retail building in Roppongi, Minato-ku. The transaction took place in November 2014 and the seller was Minato-ku-based Seiko Setten Kinzoku, a processor and manufacturer of electrical contacts.

    • G-Place Nihonbashi


      GE resells Nihonbashi building in seven months

      Yukon Five GK, an affiliate of GE Japan of Minato-ku, sold an office building in Nihonbashi-Bakurocho, Chuo-ku. The transaction took place in October 2014 and the transferee was Kizuna Four TMK, a special purpose company. The Japanese arm of General Electric acquired the property in March 2014 and changed the name of the building to G-Place Nihonbashi.

    • Land at 1-4-3 Kajicho


      Nomura to develop restaurant building near Kanda Station

      Nomura Real Estate Development obtained 199 m2 of land in Kajicho, Chiyoda-ku in January 2015. The company plans to develop a building in its Gems series on the site. Gems is an urban-type retail building brand established by Nomura, and the tenants mainly consist of restaurants.

    • Rendering of Otemachi B-2 Block Redevelopment Building A (Courtesy of Mitsubishi Estate)


      Pharmaceutical company moving to new Otemachi building

      Kyowa Hakko Kirin, a pharmaceutical company, decided to relocate its headquarters to the Otemachi B2 Block Redevelopment Building A, which is under construction in Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku. The company, together with its subsidiary Kyowa Hakko Bio, will lease the 16th and 17th floors of the building, which has a typical floor plate of about 1,270 tsubo [4,200 m2].

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