Last Update: 04/19 2019 06:00 JST

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  • Conference room lender TKP to acquire Regus Japan 04.17.2019

    Shinjuku-ku-based TKP, which is engaged in operation of rental conference rooms, announced on April 15 that it will acquire the Japan business of shared office giant Regus Group, which is under the umbrella of Switzerland-based IWG. >>

  • Takashi Tsuji moves from Diamond Realty to CBRE 04.03.2019

    CBRE has hired Takashi Tsuji who held senior positions including President and CEO of Diamond Realty Management. Effective April 1, he has been appointed as Managing Director of Capital Markets.>>

  • MIPIM: Investors’ attention on new 'co-living' rental housing 04.02.2019

    At MIPIM, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, many conferences and exhibits focused on the next generation, including data center investment and real estate tech. One that drew particular attention was a new asset class, “co-living.” >>

  • Australia’s Crown, Mitsubishi start Sydney condo construction 04.02.2019

    Australia’s Crown Group Holdings and Chiyoda-ku-based Mitsubishi Estate Residence have begun construction of a for-sale condominium project, called Mastery, in Sydney. The two companies are investing a total of around 500 million Australian dollars [$430 million] as the total project cost.>>

  • Mitsubishi begins London office building development 04.01.2019

    Mitsubishi Estate’s U.K. subsidiary Mitsubishi Estate London began construction on an office building in London in March 2019. It is rebuilding the office buildings it acquired in 2011, 6-8 Bishopsgate and 150 Leadenhall Street, into a single building which it aims to complete at the end of 2022.>>

  • Sankei forms capital alliance with Tozai AM to strengthen AM business 03.29.2019

    Chiyoda-ku-based Sankei Building, a real estate arm of media conglomerate the Fujisankei Communications Group, revealed on March 27 that it formed a capital alliance with Tozai Asset Management based in Minato-ku. >>

  • Yokohama Media Business Center put on market 03.29.2019

    Public interest incorporated foundation Yokohama Industrial Development Corporation (IDEC Yokohama) will sell the three floors which it owns at Yokohama Media Business Center in Otamachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama City through a conditional open competitive bid due to a lack of funds for large-scale repair work at its facilities. Applications to join the bid will be accepted until April 5. >>

  • Debt-based crowdfunding to disclose property information 03.22.2019

    The Financial Services Agency revealed its policy not to request the anonymization and pluralization of investment targets to debt-based (money-lending type) crowdfunding platforms going forward. It was revealed in a written response to inquiries made by multiple platforms on March 18. >>

  • Mori Trust acquires office building in U.S. Silicon Valley 03.22.2019

    Mori Trust acquired an office building in San Jose City, California through Mori America, which is its U.S. subsidiary, in March 2019. It set a goal to invest a maximum of 200 billion yen [$1.7 billion] in overseas real estate as one of its strategies under its medium-to long-term vision.>>

  • MIPIM: Start of real estate event in Cannes, Brexit becomes main topic 03.14.2019

    MIPIM, which is one of the largest real estate events in the world, raised its curtains in Cannes, Southern France on March 12. The event marks its 30th anniversary this year. The number of participants in MIPIM, which can be said to be a barometer of the economic state of the real estate market, is expected to be as high as about 26,500 according to the host as of the beginning of March.>>


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