Oct 17, 2015

Asahi Kasei admits to more falsification of condo construction data

Asahi Kasei Corp. has uncovered additional incidents of construction data falsification by a subsidiary at a condominium complex in Yokohama, a discovery that is certain to fuel more concern among residents. Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp. had manipulated the amount of concrete poured to ...

Oct 14, 2015

Flaws found in foundation of leaning condo in Yokohama

Flaws have been found in the foundation of a titling condominium in Yokohama, it was learned Wednesday. An inspection of the site discovered that some of the piles supporting the condominium did not reach solid ground and construction data for the building had been ...

Oct 16, 2013

Tokyo-area new condos for sale up 77% in September

The number of new condominiums put up for sale in the greater Tokyo area surged 77.3 percent in September from a year earlier to 5,968 units, a research institute said Wednesday. Of the new condos in Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures, 83.5 percent ...

NYC condo prices go through the roof

Feb 25, 2013

NYC condo prices go through the roof


Michael Stern was prepared for a gradual real estate rebound after buying a New York office tower in December 2009, with plans to convert it to condominiums following a housing plunge that sent prices down 31 percent. Now, long before the final floor tile ...