Notice regarding terminology


Dear Subscriber,

Thank you for your continuous support for the Nikkei Real Estate Market Report.

In order to better serve our readers and more accurately depict the meaning for real estate professionals, we have implemented the following changes in terminology and any related expressions from January 2012.

JapaneseFormer TerminologyNew Terminology
yuka mensekifloor space floor area
nobe yuka mensekitotal floor spacegross floor area (GFA)
chintai kano yuka mensekirentable floor spacenet leasable area (NLA)
chintai yuka mensekirenting floor spaceleased floor area
kijunkai mensekistandard floor spacetypical floor plate
jukyo hyojiresidence indicationbuilding address
chibanlot numberlot address

We sincerely appreciate your feedback and comments.

Jun Homma - Nikkei Real Estate Market Report

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