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Global Private Equity to Deploy Over $55 Billion Into Asia Pacific Commercial Assets by 2020
10/10/2018
www.worldpropertyjournal.com
20 15 67 2 Over $11 billion to be invested in Japan in the next 3 years alone According to the latest CBRE Research Asia Pacific report -- The Next Wave of Capital Deployment -- Japan can exp...read more
BUILDING MANAGEMENT FEES IN JAPAN: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY THEM?
10/09/2018
resources.realestate.co.jp
Many residential buildings in Japan, especially in bigger cities, are apartment buildings with dozens or even hundreds of units. As opposed to free-standing single-family homes, they are managed by...read more
Japanese land prices rise for third straight year: Survey
10/05/2018
realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com
TOKYO: Land prices in Japan rose for a third straight year in 2017, helped by gains in urban areas outside the two biggest cities Tokyo and Osaka, a government survey showed on Monday....read more
Technology Aiding Asia Pacific Property Markets With Better Transparency
10/04/2018
www.worldpropertyjournal.com
Asia Pacific's mature economies such as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan have a significant opportunity to advance real estate transparency through proptech adoption. These leading investment destinati...read more
SURUGA BANK TO BE ORDERED TO SUSPEND REAL ESTATE LENDING OPERATIONS
10/03/2018
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Japan’s Financial Services Agency (the “FSA”) has decided that in connection with Suruga Bank’s illicit share house financing scandal, it will issue an order to cease part of the business operations o...read more
Quasi-REITs smooth China’s transition to securitization
10/01/2018
www.theinvestor.jll
China’s road to establishing real estate investment trusts (REITs) remains slow, but the introduction of “quasi-REITs” is giving investors confidence that the market is moving towards securitization. ...read more
Foreign students drive opportunity in Japan’s student accommodation sector
09/28/2018
www.theinvestor.jll
A growing number of foreigners at Tokyo universities is creating opportunities in Japan’s emerging student accommodation investment market. Japan had 2.89 million students in higher education in 20...read more
Tokenisation in real estate: A look at what’s possible
09/25/2018
www.theinvestor.jll
Commercial real estate markets could be headed for a future where big, chunky assets are more easily accessible. The catch: Investors won’t get to own the whole building. The idea of offering la...read more
JAPANESE GOVT TO MAKE ALL PAST REAL ESTATE SALE PRICE DATA PUBLIC FOR FIRST TIME
09/21/2018
resources.realestate.co.jp
The big news is finally here! The Ministry of Land, Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism (the “MLIT”) has decided that it will create a record of important transaction data for all existing real esta...read more
BUYING AN APARTMENT IN TOKYO FOR INVESTMENT: FAQS ANSWERED BY A LOCAL REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT
09/20/2018
resources.realestate.co.jp
Real Estate Japan recently conducted an e-mail interview with Shinichi Kawamura, CEO of LINC KK, a real estate consulting company and brokerage in Tokyo. Mr. Kawamura discusses in detail the issues re...read more