According to Miki Shoji’s office report, the office vacancy rate in Tokyo’s five central business districts (Chiyoda, Chuo, Minato, Shinjuku and Shibuya) was 6.20% in July, down 0.25 points from the previous month and down 2.09 points from last year. This is the lowest level seen since March 2009 when vacancy rates were 6.05%.
The vacancy rate in brand new buildings was 17.41%, down 0.68 points from the previous month but up 4.69 points from last year.
The following office buildings were completed in July:
- Mercros Building, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku: 9 floors; 6,980 sqm floorspace.
- Tamachi Front Building, Shiba, Minato-ku: 9 floors; 5,730 sqm floorspace.
- PMO Shiba Koen, Minato-ku: 8 floors; 3,500 sqm floorspace.