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.

About Residential Lease Property Management in Japan

What is the system for residential lease property management? This system is in fact an official registry created and controlled by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.  The Definition of Residential Lease Property Management (excerpted from the website of Ministry of Land, Infrastru…

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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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Real Estate Purchase by Foreigners – Our Service was Introduced by a TV News Program

Our real estate service was introduced by a Japanese national TV news program, “Super News(スーパーニュース)” on Fuji TV, February 26th and “Tokudane (特ダネ ) ” on Fuji TV, March 11th. The contents covered by both programs were about the recent increase of real estate purchases in Tokyo by foreigners.    Rel…

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Our Expat Housing Service was introduced on TV Program

In the TV program named “Cream Stew’s Nippon no Veteran (くりぃむしちゅーのニッポンのベテラン)” that was broadcasted on Jan.25 (Sun), the service of PLAZA HOMES was introduced.  In the special feature about the real estate industry in the program, our real estate agency service for foreigners on luxurious residences…

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A New Subway Station on the Hibiya Line for Toranomon

On Oct. 14, the Tokyo Metro and Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) officially announced plans for the construction of a new subway station along the Hibiya Line between Kasumigaseki and Kamiyacho Stations. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2015 and the new station is expected to be open by the 2020 T…

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Redeveloping Shinagawa - New train station and multipurpose city project underway in Tokyo’s Shinagawa area

After long delays, JR East has finally revealed on June 3, 2014 about the plan to open a new train station, the ‘New Shinagawa Station’. It is planned to open between the current Shinagawa and Tamachi stations and as the 30th station of the Yamanote Line in the Olympic year 2020.  The planned area i…

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Brand-new Condominium Park Mansion Mita-tsunamachi The Forest

Mitsui Fudosan proudly introduces one of the most luxurious brands, “Park Mansion”. The property is located on a hilltop known as “Mita Tsunamachi” in Mita 2-chome, Minato-ku. Location In the area, many large residences such as the Prime Minister’s residence, embassies, etc., have stood since the…

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Toranomon Redevelopments

In June 11th Mori Building Co. Ltd. opened the “Toranomon Hills”, their new landmark super modern high-rise building in the area where they first started their operations in 1955. Mori Building has been playing an important role in developing the Toranomon district by consolidating small properties…

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