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Emerging demographic trends - July 2018
13 July 2018

Urbanisation continues to drive and shape the redevelopment of Tokyo. By responding creatively to emerging demographic trends, Tokyo could become a more attractive, integrated capital. As housing prices continue to rise in central Tokyo, however, demand for peripheral affordable housing options could strengthen. Demographic trends such as increases in the foreign population, both workforce and students, and the elderly population also present opportunities for the real estate market in Japan.

 

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Beyond Tokyo 2020: Prospects for the Japanese real estate market

Beyond Tokyo 2020: Prospects for the Japanese real estate market

25 April 2018

A series of nation-wide infrastructure improvement and large-scale redevelopment projects towards and beyond the 2020 Tokyo Olympics should have a positive influence on the real estate market in the long term. Macroeconomic and demographic trends are driving demand for real estate and encourage continuing development, especially in key cities. The Olympics could be a stage to showcase a new Japan and set the country on a resilient growth track.

 
 
 
Asia Pacific Investment Guide, 2018

Asia Pacific Investment Guide, 2018

21 March 2018

 

 
 
 
2017 Review and 2018 Prospects

2017 Review and 2018 Prospects

05 January 2018

In 2017, Japanese real estate fundamentals have exhibited resilience and further growth, despite worries at the beginning of the year. In 2018, demand for Japanese real estate is likely to remain strong considering the country's positive prospects and investors' appetite.

 
 
 
A Gravitational Shift to Shibuya Spotlight - November 2017

A Gravitational Shift to Shibuya Spotlight - November 2017

16 November 2017

Shibuya is undergoing transformational development that may change the power dynamics in the C5W. A substantial increase in office and retail space, as well as infrastructure improvements, will bring more people, capital, and vibrancy to Shibuya.

 
 
 
2016 Review and 2017 Prospects

2016 Review and 2017 Prospects

04 January 2017

2016 saw an extension of some growth trends that have largely continued since the 2011 earthquake, though a pullback in investment volumes and a moderation in rental growth may signal a change ahead. Investors are still very positive on Japan but have also become more cautious.

 
 
 
Japan Negative Interest Rates Spotlight - November 2016

Japan Negative Interest Rates Spotlight - November 2016

01 November 2016

The Bank of Japan's negative interest rate policy (NIRP) is buoying real estate markets in general, especially for sellers, individual and retail buyers, and J-REITs. Counterintuitively, NIRP appears to be decreasing transaction volumes and repelling some investors. An eventual slowdown in credit growth could lead to a change in market direction.

 
 
 
2015 Review and 2016 Prospects

2015 Review and 2016 Prospects

29 February 2016

Rents increased in 2015, although not as much as originally expected. The hosue view is that rents will continue to rise in 2016, albeit at a slower pace than 2015. The slower pace of growth is forecast based on a degree of caution returning to the occupier market as tenants become more price conscious, given the uncertain economy.

 
 
 
Japan Investment 2H 2015

Japan Investment 2H 2015

15 September 2015

As the weight of capital chasing investment opportunities grows, domestic and international players further diversify their investment targets in terms of both asset class and geography.

 
 
 
Japan Sales and Investment Spotlight

Japan Sales and Investment Spotlight

05 February 2013

Investment volume remained stifled by a lack of sell-side momentum in 2012, belying the strength of investor appetite through the year. Liquidity in the capital and debt markets improved along with sentiment, while Japan’s low position in the rent cycle relative to certain regional hubs has spurred increased cross-border interest.

 
 
 

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Tetsuya Kaneko

Tetsuya Kaneko

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Yoshihiro Kanno

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Research and Consultancy

Savills Japan

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