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Omotesando’s Seihou Building to be redeveloped

Omotesando’s Seihou Building to be redeveloped

A 51-year old retail and public housing building alongside Aoyama Dori Avenue in Omotesando will soon be rebuilt. The 10-storey Seihou Building was built in 1967 and has a total floor area of 6,075 sqm (65,000 sq ft). It is jointly owned by a subsidiary of Mizuho Bank and the Urban Renaissance Agency. The new…

Jingu Stadium may sell air rights to pay for redevelopment

Jingu Stadium may sell air rights to pay for redevelopment

The Japan Sport Council and Meiji Shrine are reported to be considering the sale of the air rights above the Meiji Jingu Stadium and Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Stadium in central Tokyo to help cover the stadiums’ redevelopment costs.  Both stadiums are located near the Olympic Stadium.

40-storey apartment tower planned for Shirokane

40-storey apartment tower planned for Shirokane

The Shirokane 1 Chome West Central District Redevelopment Committee announced plans for two 40-storey high-rise apartment buildings. The development site is located on the western side of Shirokane Aer City, which includes the 43-storey, 134m tall Shirokane Tower apartment building. The redevelopment will include a 140m tall, 40-storey residential building with 900 apartments and a…

Akasaka Twin Tower Redevelopment to be completed by 2024

Akasaka Twin Tower Redevelopment to be completed by 2024

Mori Trust released additional details on their Akasaka 2 Chome Project earlier this month. The mixed-use office and hotel building will be approximately 210 meters tall with 43 floors and a total floor area of 220,000 sqm (2.3 million sq ft). This is twice the height of the neighboring House of Representatives Members Housing and…

Construction starts on Aoyama Bell Commons redevelopment

Construction starts on Aoyama Bell Commons redevelopment

Construction has started on a 20-storey commercial building on the site of the former Aoyama Bell Commons building in the Omotesando / Gaienmae area in Tokyo. Completion is due by April 2020. The 90m tall Kita Aoyama 2 Chome Project will include retail on the first two floors, a hotel on floors 3, 4 and…

41-storey apartment tower for Sengaku-ji area

41-storey apartment tower for Sengaku-ji area

A 170 meter, 41-storey high-rise tower has been proposed for the area next-door to Sengaku-ji Temple in Tokyo’s Minato ward. If approved, construction could start in 2020 with completion by 2024. The 18,000 sqm site is located directly to the east of the historic Sengaku-ji temple and fronts onto the Daiichi Keihin street. The new…

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…

Tokyo’s Mita 5 Chome district to see potential residential redevelopment

Tokyo’s Mita 5 Chome district to see potential residential redevelopment

Residents of a 1.1 hectare block of densely-packed homes in the Mita 5 Chome neighbourhood in central Tokyo have formed a redevelopment committee with the goal of turning the site into a high-rise apartment building. Approximately 70% of the 110 landowners are participating in the redevelopment, with Sumitomo chosen as the project partner. A town…

Historic Kudan Kaikan redevelopment plans announced

Historic Kudan Kaikan redevelopment plans announced

On September 21st, the Kanto Local Finance Bureau announced that Tokyu Land had won the competitive bidding process for the redevelopment of the Kudan Kaikan building in central Tokyo. The bidding price will be announced after Tokyu signs the contractural agreement in March 2018. The developer will lease the 8,700 sqm block of land under…

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…

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