Japan Back In Spotlight For Real Estate Investment

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 1:47 PM EST) -- Japan is back in the spotlight for international real estate investors. Recent surveys indicate that Japan was the third most active market globally in 2013 after the U.S. and the U.K., with transaction volumes of approximately $40 billion, the highest since the financial crisis and nearly a 70 percent increase from 2012 (double in terms of local currency).[1] Tokyo is currently generally viewed as the top ranked city in the Asia-Pacific region for real estate investment.[2]

“Abenomics”, the aggressive monetary easing program implemented by Prime Minister...
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