Business / Corporate Feb 21, 2018

Japan's Hankyu realty taps Indonesian condo market

Property developer Hankyu Realty Co. has forayed into its fourth overseas market, joining Japanese and Indonesian partners in a project to build a condominium complex on the outskirts of Jakarta. The company said it is planning to complete three condo towers by May 2019 with ...

Demand for condos slowing in Tokyo but heating up in Osaka

Business May 8, 2017

Demand for condos slowing in Tokyo but heating up in Osaka

Demand for condominiums in Osaka is growing among family households as well as the wealthy, with the increasing supply of affordable properties a stark contrast to falling demand in central Tokyo. The number of new condos listed for sale in the city of Osaka, excluding ...

National Nov 6, 2015

Local governments expand piles probe

As the data falsification scandal involving Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp. continues to reverberate, municipal governments have started looking into the piling work of other firms, too. Of the nation's prefectural governments, Gunma and Shiga have launched such probes, while four others are preparing or ...