On March 15, Shinjuku ward issued a town planning approval for the Nishi Shinjuku 3 Chome West District Redevelopment. This project includes two 65-storey, 235 meter tall apartment towers that will be the tallest purely-residential towers in Japan based on total floor count and the second largest development based on total unit count.
Land size: 456.08 sqm
Naitomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
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A 43-storey, 160 meter tall apartment tower is planned for the Nishi Shinjuku 5 Chome address in Tokyo. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-2020 with completion by July 2023.
A 225-meter tall, 40-storey tower is planned for the site of the former Shinjuku Tokyu Milano movie theatre in Kabukicho. Construction is expected to start in July 2019 with completion tentatively scheduled for 2022.
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 ~ 269 million Yen, with an average price of around 1,725,000 Yen/sqm.
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 65~66-storey, 235m tall apartment buildings with as many as 3,200 apartments are tentatively planned for a site on the eastern side of Shinjuku’s Park Hyatt Hotel and less than 1,000 meters south of The Parkhouse.
*Update: This property is no longer available.
One of the first homes to be built in the Mejiro Bunka-mura subdivision is for sale. The pre-war home is one of just a very small number of surviving historic houses in this neighbourhood. As much as 70% of the Bunka-mura neighbourhood was destroyed during air raids in 1944 and 1945, while urban development in recent decades saw the demolition of many the few remaining original residences.
Although the age of this house is unknown, the Taisho-Modern style house could potentially be 90+ years old.
The property is being sold as land only, with the house to be included as-is. No value has been placed on the house as it is expected a buyer will demolish it to build a new one. As such, it is listed at land value.
All 47 apartments offered in the first round of sales in Mitsubishi’s The Parkhouse Shinjuku Gyoen condominium received applications on the first day. The building is now 90% sold.
An average of 2.1 purchase applications were made on each apartment, with the most popular apartment receiving 8 applications. The sales office received over 3,400 inquiries and had 600 groups through the show room since early March.
Nomura Real Estate Development, Tokyo Tatemono and two other developers are preparing to embark on one of Japan’s largest residential developments. Two 235-meter tall, 65-storey apartment buildings are planned for a site on the edge of Shinjuku’s bustling business district. The two towers will contain a total of 3,200 apartments.
Construction is scheduled to start in 2019, with completion by 2026. When complete, the two towers will be the tallest residential buildings in Japan based on floor count, and the largest development based on total apartment count.
A 88-year old traditional Japanese residence in the Ichigaya neighbourhood in Shinjuku will be partially demolished. The house was built in 1928 as a residence for a wealthy shipping industry magnate from Toyama Prefecture. It was designed by architect Tetsuro Yoshida, an architect for the Ministry of Communications.
The 2-storey, 582 sqm house sits on a 3,837 sqm landscaped block of land. It includes a blend of both traditional Japanese and western styles, and is one of the few remaining large pre-war homes in Tokyo.