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Insights and analysis on the Japan market.

Sale of Dentsu's HQ building in Tokyo imminent

Jul 5, 2021

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.

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Genting and Melco compete for Yokohama IR

Jun 12, 2021

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.

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Goldman ramps up investment plans

May 31, 2021

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.

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