Korean buys on Tsushima rouse rightists' fears

Apr 10, 2014

Korean buys on Tsushima rouse rightists' fears

South Korean businesses are increasingly acquiring real estate around the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s base on Tsushima Island, arousing speculation that some of the purchases are related to espionage by Seoul. Tsushima is situated in the Sea of Japan about 50 km from the Korean ...

Land boom gives boost to REIT bonds

Feb 20, 2014

Land boom gives boost to REIT bonds

The nation’s real estate investment trusts are offering the most bonds since 2012 as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s stimulus steps spark a property-market boom and cut costs for REITs to refinance. Five issuers, including Sekisui House SI Investment Co. and GLP J-Reit, have sold ...