Economy: Retail sales decreased 3.1% y-o-y in Tokyo’s special wards in July, marking a decrease for the first time in 14 months. The..
A growing number of foreigners at Tokyo universities is creating opportunities in Japan’s emerging student accommodation investment market.
Tokyo overtook London as the world’s busiest real estate market in the first quarter of 2018, with mega-deals and an unusually positive economic outlook driving demand.
In the Tokyo office market, supply is barely meeting demand. As landlords increase rent rates, more and more tenants are revising the floor plans of their rented spaces. According to a survey by JLL, the vacancy rate of A-grade office spaces in Tokyo as of the end of July 2018 was 1.9%. It's a lender’s market, and tenants . . .
Former industrial properties are in high demand as modern workplaces offering a combination of volume, versatility and value.
Leaps in technology have brought our everyday lives closer to the storylines of science fiction films.
Tech is making its presence felt in the Tokyo office market. More major Japanese IT companies than ever are moving in, and their foreign counterparts continue to do so as well. They are expanding with explosive speed, and the boom is pushing up a demand for floor . . .
Modern workers and their employers are increasingly focused on getting the most out of their working day.
Companies sensing opportunity are fast latching onto developments that are bridging the digital world and built environment.
Informal workspace may once have been painted as all air hockey tables and beanbags when businesses started to experiment during the first dotcom boom.
From smart building management systems to wearable gadgets that encourage regular movement, today’s workers increasingly inhabit a new kind of workplace, optimized by technology to enhance productivity, health and wellbeing.
JLL identifies the world’s most dynamic cities, based on a range of socio-economic and commercial real estate indicators.
The IRS documents on Opportunity Zones provide developers some much-need clarity on how to invest.
Space is sparse, costs are high, and finding a suitable place to live has become a real challenge. One solution, in short, is to go small. Micro apartments have cropped up in dense cities across the globe.
Tech-driven services like ride-sharing, scooter sharing, food delivery apps, and co-working have quickly infiltrated the daily lives of city dwellers. Venture capitalists have been pouring record amounts of investment into the sector
Businesses are increasingly replacing paper documentation with “end-to-end” automated processes to manage building maintenance and repair.
All retailers face the need for repairs and refurbishments to the buildings they occupy but scaffolding obscuring store entrances can be off-putting for shoppers.
The boom in urban populations as well as investment in public transport is pushing companies and investors to explore space outside traditional city centers.
Robots butlers, keyless entry and virtual reality-enhanced room bookings: Hotel guests are increasingly being greeted by these once futuristic tech features around the world.
Why industrial and logistics are the next big thing in Asia Pacific.
Flexible workspace in Tokyo CBD is entering a new era in Tokyo CBD.
Japan's real GDP registered negative growth of 1.2% q-o-q (SAAR) in 3Q18, contracting for the first time in two quarters due to the natural disasters in the Kansai and Hokkaido areas. Although temporary deceleration was observed in 1Q, domestic demand recovered in 2Q.
One of the most distinctive buildings on London’s skyline, the Shard merges design and sustainability to great effect.
Sustainable buildings are increasingly making their mark on skylines across Asia as demand for eco-friendly hotels and offices continues to rise.
As cities across Asia arm themselves with the newest technologies to become the smart cities of the future, Tokyo is doing what it does so well – quietly leading the charge with cutting-edge innovation.
Tracking Occupancy Costs in Global Cities
Explore the JLL Asia Pacific Property Digest where we share the latest trends in real estate markets for office, retail, residential, industrial and hotel properties in the region.
Japan’s real GDP registered negative growth of 0.6% q-o-q (SAAR) in 1Q18, contracting for the first time in nine quarters since 2015.