Welcome to The APREA Japan Chapter


The Japan chapter works closely with the Japanese government and regulators on a range of critical issues.

The top priorities for 2018 are:

  • campaign for blueprint to modernise REIT legislation with relevant ministries, including the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) in relation to its 2017 Real Estate Investment Market Strategy, which proposes to double the J-REIT market cap to 30 trillion Yen by 2020

Member Value Services

  •   Monthly dinners with market movers – Japan’s best value networking events
  •   High-powered seminars on hot industry topics and market dynamics
  •   A new C-suite annual conference focused on inbound and outbound investment opportunities
  •   Study tours to emerging markets and Asian financial centres
  •   Unique masterclasses that help keep you abreast of latest trends and thinking
  •   Research into cross-border real estate capital flows and investor attitudes
  •   Property performance indices
  •   Investor interface and outreach

APREA Japan Leadership Council

A new Japan Chapter leadership council is being formalised, led by Chapter Chairman, Hideki Yano, and Mikihisa Hirai as Ambassador.

Hideki YanoSumisho Realty Management
Masatoshi MatsuoGenkai Capital Management
Takuya KugaMitsubishi Corp UBS
 Takeshi TsujiDiamond Realty Management
Shunpei TanakaNagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu
Tomiji HasegawaTokyu Land & Capital Management
Takuya YamadaIdera Capital Management
Chris YamadaMitsui Fudosan Realty
Masahiko TajimaKenedix Real Estate Fund Management
Mikihisa Hirai (Ambassador) 


Koko Shinoda
Manager, Japan Chapter