Airbnb listings in Japan rebound after regulatory freeze

Business Jun 6, 2019

Airbnb listings in Japan rebound after regulatory freeze

Airbnb Inc. says it's back in business in Japan, a year after stricter short-term lodging regulations forced it to freeze a major portion of its listings in the country. There are 50,000 listings available in the country, with another 23,000 rooms in hotels and traditional ...

Business Mar 29, 2019

Housing starts in Japan rose 4.2% in February

Housing starts in February rose 4.2 percent from a year ago to 71,966 units, up for a third straight month, the land ministry said Friday. The increase was led by growth in construction starts for owner-occupied housing and condominiums. Starts for owner-occupied housing, such as custom-built ...