39-yr old apartment building near Hamamatsucho to be redeveloped

The home owners association of an old apartment block in Tokyo’s bay front area have voted in favor of redevelopment, with the former 14-storey building to be replaced by a 32-storey apartment tower. The former Itohpia Hamarikyu apartment building was built in 1979 and is a 5 minute walk east of Hamamatsucho Station in Tokyo’s Minato Ward. The 14-storey building contains 328 apartments and sits on a 2,820 sqm block of land fronting onto an expressway.

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High-rise office and apartments for Takeshiba

Tokyo Takeshiba Redevelopment 1

On October 29, Tokyo Land and Kajima Corporation announced plans for high-rise office and residential buildings in the waterfront Takeshiba area in Minato-ku. The project will also provide facilities for trade and content promotion and international expansion. JR Hamamatsucho and Takeshiba Station will be connected via a 500 meter long pedestrian bridge.

The project is expected to be completed in 2019.

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