Japan Major Report - Beyond Tokyo - What's ahead in Japan's Regional Markets? July 2015
- Total J-REIT investment in regional cities continued to rise in 2014 to JPY 366 billion, the highest amount of investment activity since 2005
- The yield gap between central Tokyo and regional markets has been narrowing since 2012
- Investment asset types are broadening across regional cities; Structural changes, including inbound tourist demand, e-commerce, and the ageing society are more pronounced outside of Greater Tokyo, driving demand in the logistics, hotel and healthcare sectors.