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Japan Real Estate Borrowings Stay Strong On Loose Monetary Policies Office occupancy shows signs of picking up Oct 15 – Loans granted by domestic financial institutions to Japan’s real estate industry have increased with the government maintaining its loose monetary policy. The trend looks set to continue for the rest of the year. The loan …

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Weak Revenue Dampens Asset Growth For Retail and Hotel J-REITs The office property sector was also seen struggling, while construction for residential was strong September 14, 2022 – The lingering effects of the global pandemic on the retail and hotel sectors have slowed the growth of these assets in Japanese real estate investment trusts’ (J-REITs) …

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J-REITs’ Q2 Property Acquisitions At Lowest Since 2011  The weak REIT market pulled down overall Japan’s property transactions volume as investors restructure their portfolios in light of rising global interest rates and changing market conditions. August 10, 2022 – J-REITs’ property acquisitions during the second quarter (April to June) dropped 64% to 92.3 billion yen …

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Analysts’ Views Mixed On The Future Of Japan’s Office Rental Market Experts’ take on the proliferation of remote working set-ups is a significant factor behind the varying views.  July 22, 2022 – Experts polled by the Nikkei Real Estate Market Report showed that opinions on the demand for office spaces in Japan were divided, with …

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Japan REITs Clouded By Uncertainty Over Post-Kuroda BOJ (NIkkei Asia) July 5, 2022 – Foreign investors are starting to shun Japanese real estate investment trusts, bracing for a change in the ultraloose monetary policy that has underpinned the market as Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda nears the end of his term in April. The …

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United Urban Investment Corporation To Acquire Retail Property June 28, 2022 – United Urban Investment Corporation announced that Japan REIT Advisors Co., Ltd. (JRA), the asset management company to which United Urban entrusts asset management services, decided today to acquire a property. United Urban will acquire the trust beneficial interest in the following real estate property: The …

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Japan real estate

Q1 Property Transaction Value In Japan Lowest Since 2013 REITs were active in divesting and acquiring new properties as the number of transactions rose by 17%. May 17, 2022 – Real estate transaction volume in Japan declined by 8% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022 to 802.3 billion yen (US$6 billion), its lowest first-quarter …

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Office Transactions Led Tokyo’s Real Estate Asset Sales In 2021 Logistics and retail asset transactions were also up during the year February 15, 2022 – Office building transactions drove the total real estate sales volume growth last year to 3.9 billion yen (US$33 billion), data from the latest Nikkei Real Estate Market Report showed.  The …

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