Japan’s Commercial Properties Prices Rise on Abenomics

Commercial real estate investment in Japan spiked a whopping 78 percent in the second quarter from the same period last year, a new report shows, in a sign that the impact of the government’s radical reflating policies is gaining traction.

Asian property services firm Jones Lang LaSalle identified the world’s third largest economy as one of the most thriving commercial property markets in Asia at the moment, as demand for offices, warehouses, retailers, restaurants and apartment blocks clocked up $10.2 billion of investment for the quarter, a 78 percent jump.

“In Japan, investor confidence has been boosted by improving macro-economic indicators following government stimulatory measures,” said Jones Lang LaSalle.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plans to radically overhaul the economy, known as ‘Abenomics’ involve aggressive monetary policy, fiscal stimulus and structural reform, and have so far worked to dramatically boost economic sentiment in the country.


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Mingze Wu

Mingze Wu

Currency Analyst at Market Pulse
Based in Singapore, Mingze Wu focuses on trading strategies and technical and fundamental analysis of major currency pairs. He has extensive trading experience across different asset classes and is well-versed in global market fundamentals. In addition to contributing articles to MarketPulseFX, Mingze centers on forex and macro-economic trends impacting the Asia Pacific region.
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