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REAL ESTATE

BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 16, 2018
Mitsui Fudosan adds 70 shops in outlet mall expansion at Kuala Lumpur airport
With the goal of operating Southeast Asia's largest outlet mall by 2021, Japanese real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan Co. has expanded its factory outlet shopping mall at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Feb 11, 2018
Condo management is in need of repairs
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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 30, 2018
Mitsui Fudosan ready to open new Tokyo Midtown in Hibiya in March
Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, a 35-story office and shopping complex, will open in Chiyoda Ward in March, with its developer, Mitsui Fudosan Co., saying it hopes to evolve the Hibiya area into a crossing point for both businesses and culture.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Dec 31, 2017
Lessons about Japan's school catchment areas
A neighbor recently asked us to sign a petition requesting that the local education committee keep a certain elementary school open. Due to falling enrollment, students who attended the school would be transferred to a different one in the near future.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 27, 2017
Tokyo's Kabutocho financial district gets creative in bid to revive its quiet streets
It's a Monday night in late November and Ryutei Ichiya, a kimono-clad 34-year-old rakugo comic raconteur, is performing a skit in front of a crowd of over 100.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2017
Japan's glut of abandoned homes: Hard to sell but bargains when opportunity knocks
Realtor Yuken Kon specializes in properties most of his peers steer clear of.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2017
Land ownership riddles in aging Japan come at a cost, stifle economy
When Sparx Green Energy & Technology, a renewable energy firm, found an ideal plot of land on which to build a solar panel factory, there was a catch. The three people on public record as the owners of the land had died years earlier.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 23, 2017
Fuji TV's home-improvement wrecking ball
A popular sub-genre of reality TV is the home-improvement show, and as with many things having to do with television, Japan did it first.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 13, 2017
Japan's Shiseido moving U.S. headquarters to renovated New York City tower
Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido Co. plans to move its U.S. headquarters to 390 Madison Ave., a midtown Manhattan office tower that has been renovated down to its steel frame.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Dec 3, 2017
Can a death kill property value?
The apartment in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, where police found the remains of nine bodies in late October is one of 12 units in a two-story wooden apartment building located 10 minutes from Sobudai Station on the Odakyu Odawara line. Each unit consists of one room and a kitchen and, according to various...
JAPAN
Nov 26, 2017
Japan to assert greater control over privately owned land on remote islands
The government will soon begin contemplating steps to enhance control over all privately owned land on remote islands to bolster national security and protect resources within Japanese territorial waters.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Nov 5, 2017
A gut feeling that you need an extra toilet
Everybody knows that Japan produces the most technologically advanced toilets in the world. They pretty much do everything except pull up your pants when you're finished. And one of the more pleasant surprises greeting foreign visitors to Japan is the ubiquity and accessibility of public toilets.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / LIFELINES
Nov 5, 2017
Know the fees you may have to pay when you leave rented digs in Japan
A reader asks about a payment demand from the manager of an apartment in Tokyo that the reader vacated in a hurry.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2017
Huge rent hike set to end sweet deal for Sensoji Temple shopkeepers
One of Japan's oldest and most visited shopping streets in the heart of Tokyo's touristy Asakusa district is bracing for a massive rent hike.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 13, 2017
Sumitomo Forestry plans luxury condo development in Bangkok with local developer
Sumitomo Forestry Co. is entering into housing development in Thailand through a joint project with a local developer, aiming to capitalize on growing demand for condominiums in Bangkok and to expand its overseas business.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Oct 1, 2017
Re-registering property: The lie of the land
According to an article that appeared in the Asahi Shimbun last June, authorities are unsure of the title holders to 4.1 million hectares of land in Japan — in total, an area equivalent in size to the island of Kyushu. Though this problem has been evident at least since the 1980s, the government...
EDITORIALS
Sep 22, 2017
Keeping land prices steady across Japan
Local government coffers in rural areas continue to be battered by falling land prices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 19, 2017
Commercial land prices in major cities grow faster on tourism boom
Average commercial land prices in Japan rose for the second straight year, helped by hotel construction and other development projects following a surge in foreign tourists, government data showed Tuesday.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Sep 3, 2017
The hot topic of high-rise fire prevention
The fire that killed at least 80 people in London's Grenfell Tower in June, as well as similar apartment building blazes that recently occured in Dubai and Hawaii, has brought the world's attention to the issue of safety in high-rise residences.
BUSINESS
Aug 18, 2017
China property market cools down in July after regulators imposed curbs on lending
China home prices rose in fewer cities in July, adding to signs the property market is cooling.

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