Tokyo Real Estate News & Information

Tokyo's Property Market & Useful Tips for Property Owners

Stay informed on Tokyo land prices, redevelopment projects, taxes on Japanese real estate, real estate terms, and more. We provide useful news and information especially for foreigners (non-residents) interested in buying, selling, and owning properties in Tokyo.

Redevelopment plans in Tokyo

Tokyo is currently experiencing a time of intensifying global intercity competition. The centers of big cities around the world such as London, Paris, and New York, are going to change greatly and be reborn through the effort various redevelopment plans. Various redevelopment projects are in progres…

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Ranking of Real Estate Companies

We, PLAZA HOMES, have had an evaluation of 2nd place of the month of March, 2017 in the buying and selling section of the monthly ranking for real estate companies with service for foreigners; it is based on the evaluation by foreign users of Japan’s one of the largest real estate portal site for fo…

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Extended Redevelopment Project of “TORANOMON HILLS” and the Plan for a New International Urban Center

Mori Building, a leading urban landscape developer, announced on April 13 an extended plan for large-scale redevelopment projects around the existing Toranomon Hills. The unveiled plans include the construction of two high-rise towers adjacent to Toranomon Hills and one multi-complex high-rise tower…

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Current new developments in Tokyo’s Koto-ward, Toyosu area, 2015

Toyosu 2-3 chome Area Town planning project On October 2001, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced “The Town Planning Policy for the area of Toyosu 1, 2, and 3 Chome”. It is a set of guidelines for planning the development of an attractive town in an integrated manner of approx. 60ha area o…

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Roppongi Redevelopment

Roppongi has been known as an international entertainment district to enjoy nightlife.  Many restaurants, bars, and clubs gather in Roppongi.  It is one of the most popular spots among foreigners who like to go out as well.  Roppongi has changed greatly due to redevelopment in the past 10 years, an…

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Large-scale redevelopment plans for the Yaesu district of Tokyo Station

Large-scale redevelopment plans have launched in the Yaesu district near Tokyo Station. There are 3 major redevelopment plans, which are “Yaesu 2-Chome North District Redevelopment” led by Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., “Yaesu 1-Chome East District Redevelopment” led by Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd., and “Tok…

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High Earthquake Resistant Office Buildings in Tokyo

In order to meet our customers’ needs, we have featured information for office buildings with heightened earthquake resistance in central Tokyo.  Since the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, people pay more attention to the earthquake tolerance of office buildings. As a result, the number o…

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New large-scale redevelopment around Shibuya Station getting into full swing

Redevelopment projects around Shibuya Station are finally getting into full swing. Shibuya Station is a main hub station of Tokyo where many people come and go. In many areas around the station, large-scale redevelopment construction is now under way. The redevelopment areas are divided largely int…

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Tokyo’s New Special Zone for Corporate Asian Headquarters

The Japanese Government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government are aiming to attract and integrate prospective industries and foreign companies to strategic areas in Japan. These areas are called the “Special Zone for Asian Headquarters” - foreign companies which register their headquarters in these…

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The updated price comparison of condominiums and offices in Asian countries.

The price of condominiums and offices in Japan is looking comparatively cheap in the international market. According to a private research organization, the price of a newly-built condominium in Tokyo as of April 1, 2015 is less than half price of the same in Hong Kong when converted into Japanese Y…

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