Last Update: 07/13 2020 06:00 JST

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  • Mitsubishi to develop 72-floor apartment building in Sydney 07.10.2020

    Mitsubishi will participate in an apartment tower development project in central Sydney in collaboration with Lendlease, an Australian real estate and construction company. >>

  • Allianz acquires 11 Tokyo apartment buildings for Y12bn 07.01.2020

    Allianz Real Estate, the real estate division of major German insurance company Allianz, acquired a portfolio of 11 new rental apartment buildings in Tokyo.>>

  • Star Asia launches debt investment fund 06.08.2020

    Star Asia Group announced that it has launched Star Asia Japan Income Fund. It is an income-focused debt investment fund that will invest in and provide financing for a wide range of vehicles including real estate-backed loans, bonds, preferred equity and securitized papers. >>

  • NTT Urban to develop mixed-use facility in New York 06.02.2020

    NTT Urban Development will start a mixed-use development project of a rental residence and a retail facility in the Borough of Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. through its local subsidiary.>>

  • Cabinet decides on second supplementary budget proposal 06.01.2020

    The government decided on a second supplementary budget proposal in response to COVID-19. One of the measures is to establish rent support of up to 6 million yen [$55,000] for respective tenant companies whose sales have plummeted.>>

  • Mirai REIT to convert hotel into office building 05.27.2020

    Mirai REIT, which is affiliated with trading firm Mitsui & Co., will terminate its lease agreement with Osaka City-based WBF Hotel & Resorts, the tenant of one of its assets under management Hotel WBF Yodoyabashi-Minami based on the mutual agreement. It plans to convert the building into serviced offices including rental spaces and co-working spaces.>>

  • Hoosiers changing REIT formation policy again due to COVID-19 05.18.2020

    Hoosiers Holdings announced that it will change its REIT formation policy. This is due to the spread of the impact of the COVID-19 virus, and the company judged that the change in investment policy and formation period will lead to the improvement of value of the REIT as a result of reviewing its future asset formation and growth strategy. >>

  • NTT Urban acquires Melbourne office building 05.14.2020

    NTT Urban Development acquired an office building in Melbourne, Australia, through its local subsidiary UD Australia Pty Ltd. >>

  • Shinoken forms Y10bn private REIT 05.11.2020

    Rental apartment developer Shinoken Group established Shinoken REIT, making a 200 million yen [$1.8 million] equity investment upon its establishment. Shinoken’s wholly-owned subsidiary in the real estate fund business, Minato-ku-based Shinoken Asset Management, will manage the REIT’s assets.>>

  • Large funds formed by PAG, CBRE GI and others 05.08.2020

    While the impact of the COVID-19 virus is spreading throughout the world, large real estate funds are being formed one after another. >>


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