Archive for July, 2010

Testimonial of Mike and Cora Neilon

Written by admin. Posted in More Customer Testimonials

“We have lived in Tokyo for over 10 years and Housing Japan has helped us find two amazing houses in great locations. After our first experience with Housing Japan, there was no doubt that we would seek their assistance when we were ready to move to a larger home. Our agent Horiki is very professional

Sky Tree – Japan’s Tallest Structure

Written by admin. Posted in Sightseeing

Wikipedia: A cross-section of Tokyo Sky Tree

Cross-section of Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo Sky Tree, set to be completed in 2011, has already claimed the title as Japan’s tallest building. This is no small architectural feat. From a layman’s point of view, one of the first things that comes to mind is the dangers of erecting such a tall structure in an location prone to so much seismic activity.

Institutional Investors Buying Big in Japan

Written by admin. Posted in Real Estate Market Japan, Real Estate News

Insiders are saying that now is the time to invest as property prices in Japan are poised to climb, with Blackstone planning a large asset purchase with a face value of 100 billion yen ($1.16 billion). Acquisitions by JREITs have doubled from last year as they look to expand their portfolios.

According to a source quoted by Bloomberg, Blackstone Group LP is planning to make its debut entry into Japan by purchasing Morgan Stanley Japan’s real estate assets