Living in Shinagawa, Konan - Tokyo Bayside

The Shinagawa Konan Area covers the waterfront location on the Tokyo Bay that spreads out on the eastern side of the Shinagawa Station. The majority of the area falls under the address of Konan, Minato-ku. Since the addition of Shinagawa Station as a stop on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line in 2003, various high-rise buildings such as “Shinagawa Grand Commons” and “Shinagawa Intercity” have been constructed around the Konan Exit of the station. The area has since developed into one of the major business hub in Japan. Shortly after being added as a stop on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line, the area was also developed as a residential area for people who work in Central Tokyo, with various large tower apartments such as “Shinagawa V Tower” and “World City Towers” being built one after another.

One of the allures of the Shinagawa Konan Area is its waterfront location which provides sweeping views overlooking Tokyo's cityscape and the Tokyo Bay all the while remaining nearby Shinagawa Station, the gateway to Central Tokyo. In the near future, a new JR station named “Takanawa Gateway” Station is expected to open in the year 2020 on the west side area of 1-chome, Konan. The development for a new town is planned around the new station in turn creating an increase expectations for further development in the area. You can find a lot of apartments for rent that are popular among foreigners.

Major Rail Lines in Shinagawa Konan Area


Shinagawa Station on JR Yamanote Line / Keihin-Tohoku Line / Yokosuka Line / Tokaido Line / Shinkansen Line / Keihin-Kyuko Line

Tennozu Isle Station on Tokyo Monorail / Rinkai Line

JR Shinagawa Station, Konan Exit

Shinagawa Station–Tokyo’s major terminal station–provides easy access to cities all over Japan from a single location. From within the Shinagawa Konan area, Shinagawa Station can easily be reached by walking or using one of the many bus lines that make a stop at there. The Tennozu Isle Station also allows you to easily connect to major stations in Central Tokyo. From the Tennozu Isle Station on the Rinkai Line you can reach Osaki Station (7min), Ebisu Station (11min), Shibuya Station (13min), and Shinjuku Station (19), all on the same line. Another easily accessible location on the line popular for sightseeing and shopping is Tokyo Teleport Station in Odaiba (3min). From the Tennozu Isle Station on the Tokyo Monorail line you can directly reach Hamamatsucho Station (5min) and Haneda Airport International Terminal Station (10min). The Shinagawa Konan area is a very comfortable and convenient location for commutingto various areas within Tokyo and business trips to various cities within and outside of Japan.

New Station “Takanawa Gateway” Station on JR Yamanote Line / Keihin-Tohoku Line. 
Interim opening of the station in 2020 and Grand opening in 2024

Apartments in Shinagawa, Konan Bay Areas



Exterior of World City Towers Aqua Tower
Sale Property tag

'World City Towers' is high-end condominium complex. Sold by Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd. Constructed by Shimizu Corporation, etc. Supermarket, banks, nursery and other ample services for residents. Shuttle bus to Shinagawa Station.

JPY 74,800,000 - 99,800,000

This 32-story condominium apartment with some rental units features a stylish appearance and is located in the Konan area, a 12-min walk from Shinagawa Station. There are a supermarket and convenience store within a 4-min walk and various shopping facilities around the station. The apartment comes with various shared facilities such as a view deck, lounges, and meeting rooms, and offers 1LDK to 3LDK units with high grade equipment such as bathroom dryer, floor heating, and various kitchen equipment.

JPY 340,000/month

Shinagawa Station is in a 8 min. walk from the property. A 30-story tower apartment that stands along a cannel. It offers extensive common facilities including a sky lounge, fitness gym, etc. Tennozu-Isel is also within a daily living range.

JPY 247,000/month

7 min walk from Shinagawa Station, where it is easy to connect to various train lines for local cities, having many shopping facilities and restaurants in the surroundings. It is a tower condominium apartment with damping structure located in the expansive Konan area close to the waterfront of Tokyo Bay. Well-arranged room equipment includes floor heating and bathroom heater/dryer with mist-sauna function.

JPY 300,000/month

Shinagawa, Konan Map