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  • Nuveen and Kenedix to expand Japan residential investment 01.24.2020

    Nuveen Real Estate, which is the real estate investment unit of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), decided to invest in seven rental apartments with a total of 428 units that are currently under development in Tokyo. The total price of the properties is $224 million.>>

  • Orix Life to expand its alternative investments structure 01.10.2020

    Minato-ku-based Orix Life Insurance will expand its management structure in preparation to invest more fully in alternative investment targets including real estate. It established an alternative investments team within its asset management division’s asset management department in October 2019.>>

  • UR makes open call for Seiho Building reconstruction project developers 12.25.2019

    The East Japan Rental Housing Branch Office of independent administrative institution Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) issued a public notice in December 2019 for the open competitive bid of developers undertaking reconstruction work of Seiho Building in Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku. >>

  • Genkai Capital invests in India condominium projects 12.25.2019

    Fukuoka City based Genkai Capital Management formed Genkai India Investment (GII) for Japanese investors. It is a fund investing in for-sale condominium development projects in India, and it invested in two projects in Mumbai City. >>

  • Nishi-Nippon Railroad to enter U.S. logistics facility development 12.23.2019

    Nishi-Nippon Railroad (a.k.a. Nishitetsu) will enter the logistics facility development business as a new effort in its overseas income property business. It will invest in a development project with a total project cost of approximately $96 million and an aggregate gross floor area of approximately 96,000 m2 in progress by Mitsubishi Corporation, etc. in Chicago, Illinois in the U.S. >>

  • Sumitomo Corp logistics REIT listed at initial AUM of Y76.6bn 12.12.2019

    Sosila Logistics REIT was listed on December 10. The REIT targets logistics facilities and industrial facilities. The management is handled by Sumisho Realty Management of Chuo-ku, a 100% subsidiary of trading firm Sumitomo Corporation. The assets at the time of listing were seven properties consisting of five logistics facilities and two industrial facilities. >>

  • Shin-Nihon Tatemono's securitization business starts in Setagaya-ku 12.12.2019

    Developer Shin-Nihon Tatemono started the business of selling instruments for small-lot real estate investment. As a starter, the company formed a voluntary association based on the Act on Specified Joint Real Estate Ventures (Futoku-ho), targeting a rental apartment building in Wakabayashi, Setagaya-ku. >>

  • Daiwa House commencing mixed-use development in Taiwan 12.11.2019

    Daiwa House Industry will launch a development project for a mixed-use facility in Kaohsiung, the second biggest city in Taiwan, in January 2020. The facility will consist of a hotel and a for-sale condominium building. >>

  • Mitsubishi joins outlet mall project in Thailand 12.10.2019

    Mitsubishi Estate made an investment in the first phase project on Central Village, a large outlet mall in the suburbs of Bangkok, Thailand. Mitsubishi Estate group is implementing the residential and office business in Thailand but this will be the first time for it to be engaged in the outlet mall business there. >>

  • Sumitomo Corp acquires office building in Phoenix, U.S. 12.09.2019

    Trading firm Sumitomo Corporation acquired the office building in Collier Center in Phoenix of the U.S., through its local subsidiary in November 2019. >>


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