The new skyscrapers would tower above Tokyo Station, center.

Redeveloping Japan

$5B high-rise project in works near Tokyo Station

TOKYO -- Property developers Mitsui Fudosan and Tokyo Tatemono will spend more than 600 billion yen ($5 billion) on a project here, taking advantage of looser building codes meant to help Japan's capital attract foreign multinationals. The projec...


Opinion & Analysis: How much debt is too much?

The 2008 global financial crisis was a dramatic demonstration that ill-considered debt cau...


Power deregulation: JX Energy, Tokyo Gas to expand Kawasaki plant

TOKYO -- With an open market for residential power just around the corner, JX Nippon Oil &...