Tokyo stays fourth in global city ranking

National Oct 9, 2014

Tokyo stays fourth in global city ranking

by Masaaki Kameda

Tokyo remained fourth out of 40 major cities in an annual global city ranking released Thursday, trailing London, New York and Paris. The latest Global Power City Index, compiled annually by the Institute for Urban Strategies at the Mori Memorial Foundation since 2008, assesses 70 ...

Toranomon Hills opens Olympic blitz

Business / Corporate Jun 11, 2014

Toranomon Hills opens Olympic blitz

Tokyo's second-tallest building complex opened for business on Wednesday, presaging a series of development projects ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Developed by Mori Building Co., the 52-story, 247-meter Toranomon Hills complex is topped by Hyatt Hotels Corp.'s first Andaz brand hotel in Japan, a ...

Mori eyes ¥1 trillion in projects ahead of Games

Business / Corporate Jun 4, 2014

Mori eyes ¥1 trillion in projects ahead of Games

Mori Building Co., Japan's largest closely held developer, is planning projects in central Tokyo worth an estimated ¥1 trillion with its partners, as the city prepares for the Olympic Games in 2020. Mori is opening Tokyo's second-tallest building next week, and plans to develop about ...