The board of Dentsu has approved the sale and leaseback of the company’s HQ building in Shiodome in central Tokyo. It is expected to trade at circa US$2.4bn, which will make it Japan’s largest single asset transaction ever when it completes in the coming months.
An excellent interview by the Monocle team with the CEO and fourth-generation owner of one of Japan’s leading hospitality groups, Hoshino Resorts.
Genting and Melco Resorts are the only two gaming companies to progress to the next stage of Yokohama’s integrated resort operator selection process. Genting has teamed up with Japan’s Sega Sammy Holdings and Kajima Corporation, and Melco is partnering with Taisei Corporation. It will be interesting to see which consortium prevails.
Goldman Sachs, one of the largest real estate investors in Japan since the 1990s, is looking to ramp up its investment in the market. Focus will be on logistics facilities, data centres, multi-family and other asset classes with growing demand.
Allianz Real Estate is looking to significantly increase its already sizable residential portfolio in Japan with the announcement of a new US$1bn fund dedicated to the sector