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  • Nomura purchases 1,500 m2 for potential Osaka office development 03.20.2019

    Nomura Real Estate Development acquired 1471 m2 of land in Shin-Osaka. The land was most recently being used as an hourly parking lot.>>

  • Nippon Life developing large office building in Osaka 03.19.2019

    Nippon Life Insurance will develop a large office building in the Yodoyabashi area of Osaka City. The building will have 25 floors above ground and one below with approximately 51,500 m2 of gross floor area.>>

  • Angelo Gordon acquires retail building in Osaka’s Umeda 03.18.2019

    It has come to light that Angelo Gordon of the U.S. acquired the majority of E-ma, a large retail building near JR Osaka Station. >>

  • Apa to develop largest western Japan hotel in Osaka's Umeda 03.15.2019

    Apa Home, a subsidiary of hotel chain operator Apa Group, acquired 3,199 m2 of land in Sonezaki, Kita-ku, Osaka City in February 2019. It plans to develop a tower hotel with 31 floors above ground and more than 1,500 guestrooms.>>

  • Blackstone sells large apartment building in Osaka 03.14.2019

    A special purpose company formed by the Blackstone Group of the U.S. sold Zeus Nishi-Umeda Premium, a rental apartment building in Nishi-ku, Osaka City.>>

  • Hankyu secures 2,400 m2 of land in Osaka’s Umeda 03.13.2019

    It has come to light that two companies under the umbrella of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings acquired a multilevel parking facility in Umeda, Osaka and a plot of land in Shinsaibashi. The respective sellers were Orix and Orix Real Estate. >>

  • Heiwa acquires large Nagoya building 03.12.2019

    Heiwa Real Estate acquired a 55% compartmentalized ownership in Sakae Sun City Building in Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City. The transaction took place in March 2019. >>

  • Wealth Management acquires Osaka hotel, IPO in sights 03.07.2019

    Asset management company Wealth Management acquired Ibis Osaka Umeda, a new hotel in Kita-ku, Osaka City, through its special purpose company. The company has been facilitating acquisition of seed assets in preparation for the listing of its hotel REIT. >>

  • Singapore’s Thakral acquires three buildings in Osaka 03.01.2019

    It has been revealed that Thakral of Singapore acquired three buildings in Osaka City. With these acquisitions, it now invests in a total of nine Japanese real estate properties. The acquisition this time was conducted from September to November 2018 through an investment vehicle in which Thakral invests approximately 50% of the equity. >>

  • Redevelopment planned for former Kadoza Theater in Osaka 02.28.2019

    GK Claude, a special purpose company represented by the chairman of Cosmos Pharmaceutical of Fukuoka City, plans to develop a retail facility on the former site of Dotonbori Kadoza in Dotonbori, Osaka City. The SPC acquired the land and building in September 2018 and demolished the building. The site has 1,486 m2 of land area.>>


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