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  • Osaka building changes hands from PAG to constructor Toda 11.19.2018

    General contractor Toda acquired Resona Semba Building, an office and retail property in Osaka that is a one-minute walk from Shinsaibashi subway station. The seller was a special purpose company formed by PAG Investment Management of Minato-ku. >>

  • Sekisui House REIT acquiring apartment building in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka 11.15.2018

    On November 29, Sekisui House REIT will acquire Cosmos Kokura Ekimae in Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture. The price is 1.04 billion yen [$9 million].>>

  • Nomura Master Fund to acquire two buildings for Y9.1bn 11.15.2018

    REIT Nomura Real Estate Master Fund will acquire “K” Line Building in Kobe City on November 30. The acquisition price is 3.56 billion yen [$31 million]. It will also acquire Serenite Shinsaibashi Grande in Osaka City for approximately 5.57 billion yen [$48 million] on December 19. >>

  • S. Korea’s Shinhan acquires Kyoto hotel, List handling AM 11.14.2018

    A special purpose company formed by Yokohama City based List Asset Management, a real estate investment advisory company under the umbrella of real estate company List, acquired Resistay Owan Amaterrace, a hotel in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, in October 2018. List Asset Management is engaged in asset management of a fund investing in Japanese hotels and being invested in by the investment arm of South Korea’s Shinhan Financial Group.>>

  • Fukuoka hotel development site sold 11.14.2018

    Y-Tech of Fukuoka City, which is engaged in ground improvement, purchased 818 m2 of land in Reisenmachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City. The transaction took place in October 2018. >>

  • Tokyu Land acquires Osaka buildings for Y20bn from Angelo Gordon 11.09.2018

    A special purpose company in which Tokyu Land holds the equity acquired two buildings including Edge Shinsaibashi in Chuo-ku, Osaka City. The transaction took place in July 2018 and the seller was an SPC formed by Angelo Gordon of the U.S. >>

  • Tokyo Tatemono acquires co-ownership interest in large Osaka office building 11.07.2018

    It was revealed that Tokyo Tatemono had acquired one-third of the co-ownership interest in Meiji Yasuda Life Osaka Umeda Building, a large office building in Nishi-Umeda, Osaka, in March 2018.>>

  • Angelo Gordon acquires warehouse with GFA of 100,000 m2 11.06.2018

    A special purpose company of Angelo Gordon, which is a major alternative investment company based in the U.S., acquired a logistics facility in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture in August 2018. Chiyoda-ku based Cushman & Wakefield Asset Management, which is under the umbrella of U.S.-based Cushman & Wakefield, is entrusted with asset management. >>

  • NTT Urban developing office building in Nagoya 11.05.2018

    NTT Urban Development will start construction of an office building in Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya City sometime around the fall of 2019. Plans call for it to have 20 floors above ground and one below with approximately 30,900 m2 of gross floor area.>>

  • Apa to construct hotel, third development near Nagoya Station 10.31.2018

    Apa Home, a unit of hotel operator the Apa Group, obtained 496 m2 of land in Tsubakicho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City. The transaction took place in September 2018. Apa Home will develop tentatively-named Apa Hotel Nagoya Eki Shinkansenguchi-Minami on the land.>>


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