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199m tall building for Tsukishima

199m tall building for Tsukishima

A 59-storey, 199m tall condominium is planned for Tsukishima – a manmade island in Tokyo Bay. A town planning decision is expected in 2018, with construction to start in 2022 and completion scheduled for 2025. The Tsukishima 3 Chome North District Redevelopment Project will include approximately 1,120 apartments, as well as retail and childcare facilities…

Gaien House redevelopment to be completed by May 2020

Gaien House redevelopment to be completed by May 2020

The redevelopment of Gaien House, a condominium located just south of the new Olympic Stadium site, is expected to be completed by May 2020. Obayashi Corporation has been chosen by the owners association as the construction company. The new building will be 22-storeys and 86 meters tall with a total floor area of 60,000 sqm….

The Parkhouse Shinjuku Gyoen has reached completion

The Parkhouse Shinjuku Gyoen has reached completion

Construction of The Parkhouse Shinjuku Gyoen, a 14-storey condominium located directly across the street from the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, reached completion last month. The building contains 52 luxury residences ranging in size from 55 ~ 100 sqm (592 ~ 1,076 sq ft). When sales began back in early 2016, apartments were priced from 64…

The Parkhouse Nishi-Shinjuku Tower 60 reaches completion

The Parkhouse Nishi-Shinjuku Tower 60 reaches completion

Construction of Japan’s tallest apartment building based on total floor count has reached completion this month. The Parkhouse Nishi-Shinjuku Tower 60 is a 60-storey, 209 meter tall condominium located to the west of the Shinjuku business district. It may not keep its title as the tallest building based on floor count for long – two…

Maison Mita to be redeveloped into high-rise

Maison Mita to be redeveloped into high-rise

Maison Mita, a 67-unit, 49-year old condominium in central Tokyo’s Mita neighbourhood will be redeveloped into a 77m tall, 23-storey high rise by both Mitsubishi Jisho Residence and Asahi Kasei Realty & Residence. Demolition of the current building is expected to start in December 2017 and the new building is due for completion by December…

287m tall high-rise planned for Nihonbashi

287m tall high-rise planned for Nihonbashi

Details on the Nihonbashi 1 Chome Central District Redevelopment have been announced. The project will include a 287m tall high-rise with office, hotel and serviced apartments, as well as several low-rise retail, office and residential buildings. The high-rise tower will be taller than Tokyo Midtown (248m), Toranomon Hills (247m) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building…

Construction starts on 3,000-unit project in Kachidoki

Construction starts on 3,000-unit project in Kachidoki

Construction has started on a triple-tower high-rise apartment project on the man-made island of Kachidoki in Tokyo Bay. Completion of the 165.5 billion Yen (approx. 1.5 billion USD) development is tentatively scheduled for late July 2027. The Kachidoki East District Redevelopment includes three towers ranging from 106 ~ 195 meters, with a total floor area…

New apartment prices in Kyoto drop as developers are forced out of city center

New apartment prices in Kyoto drop as developers are forced out of city center

The supply of brand new apartments in Kyoto City in the first half of 2017 increased by 21.7% from the same period in 2016, while the average sale price saw a steep drop of 24.1% to 43,280,000 Yen. The reason for the decrease in the price was due to intense competition for hotel development sites…

12 Exclusive residences planned for Toranomon high-rise

12 Exclusive residences planned for Toranomon high-rise

A limited number of high-end penthouse condominiums are planned for the Tokyo World Gate development in central Tokyo’s Toranomon district. The 12 luxuriously appointed residences will range in size from 150 ~ 400 sqm (1,614 ~ 4,304 sq ft). One of the residences will be a duplex-style apartment with ceiling heights of up to 6…

23-storey apartment tower planned for Roppongi Itchome

23-storey apartment tower planned for Roppongi Itchome

Real estate developer Mori Trust is planning a 23-storey, 80-meter tall apartment building for a site in Roppongi. Completion is scheduled for late May 2019. The Roppongi Itchome Project is located on the same block as Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower and across the street from Park Court Roppongi Hilltop. The site was previously a training…

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