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2016
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December

2016/12/14

Holding the Sixth Mitsui Fudosan Sports Academy for Tokyo 2020
Professional Figure Skater Nobunari Oda to Hold the Ice Skating Academy (PDF:207KB)

2016/12/7

Mitsui Fudosan and LINK-J to Participate in the BRAVE Acceleration Program as Partners to Support
Business Startups of University-originated Technology Business Ventures
Life Sciences Award established at the Final Examination to invite the winner to a U.S. event organized by Biocom, with approximately 800 members around the world

2016/12/1

Mitsui Fudosan to begin
Toyosu 2nd District 2-1 Project (Towers A and C )

November

2016/11/24

Plan for New Stores to Open in Mitsui Garden Hotels
Work Starts on Mitsui Garden Hotel Otemachi (tentative name)
Opening planned for spring 2018

2016/11/22

Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City development plan earns LEED-ND Platinum
Japan’s first LEED-ND Platinum project ranks among the biggest LEED-ND Platinum projects in the world and meets the highest international standards for optimizing environmental and human health performance

2016/11/22

Large-Scale Transformation of Reservoir into Symbiotic Waterfront
“Aqua Terrace” Opens to the Public as the Core Zone of Next Development Stage
Creating Interactive Space to Add Further Vigor to the City, Providing Cutting Edge Environmental to Attract Japanese and Foreign Companies

2016/11/17

Tokyo Metropolitan Government launched “Tokyo Medical-Industrial Cooperation Innovation Center” in Nihonbashi Life Science Building

2016/11/14

Mitsui Fudosan Group’s Outlet Mall in Malaysia expanding to About 190 Stores to Become One of Southeast Asia’s Largest Outlet Malls by January 2018

2016/11/10

Applications open for support under ZENTECH DOJO NIHONBASHI
accelerator program for life science startups (until 12/6)

2016/11/8

Mitsui Fudosan Ice Rink for Tokyo 2020 to Open
Open for a Limited Period at Tokyo Midtown from January 5 to March 5, 2017 (PDF:207KB)

2016/11/7

Nihonbashi Revitalization Plan’s Two Projects Awarded the Land, Infrastructure,
Transport and Tourism Minister’s 2016 Land Use Model Award

2016/11/1

< Yokohama Kitanaka Tower Project with Direct Access to Bashamichi Station (Tentative name)>
Construction Begins on a Super High-Rise Mixed-Used Tower—the City of Yokohama’s Tallest, Largest-Scale Condominium Residence
Development Brings Together a Condominium Residence and Retail, Cultural and Other Facilities; Oakwood to Open its First Facility in the Yokohama Area (PDF:1.06MB)

Octber

2016/10/31

Achieved Cumulative Sales of 1,000 Mitsui “Fine Court” Detached Houses
with Residential Fuel Cell Systems“ ENE- FARM” from Tokyo Gas(PDF:228KB)

2016/10/31

Second Stage Remodeling of Mitsui Shopping Park Lala Garden Tsukuba
6 Stores will Open Anew or After Remodeling

2016/10/25

LINK-J Inaugural Symposium Held
for further innovation in the field of life sciences and creation of new industries

2016/10/24

Mitsui Fudosan to start Work-Life Bridge Project to Support Active Roles for Women
~Phase 1 Corporate Collaboration Supporting Work through Simple and Rich Dining~

2016/10/18

Appearance of a Global Standard Luxury Tower Residence in the Aoyama District of Minato Ward
PARK COURT AOYAMA THE TOWER (163 units)
Phase 1 Sales Launched on October 15, 2016

2016/10/10

A Place to Feel Like Yourself Once More for Cancer Patients and their Families and Friends
Maggie’s Tokyo Opens in Shin Toyosu
Opening Monday October 10, 2016 (national holiday)

September

2016/9/29

Construction Started on the Higashi-Gotanda 2-Chome Hotel Project (Tentative Name) Opening planned for summer 2018

2016/9/28

Fukutoku Garden opened on Wednesday, September 28

2016/9/27

Expanding the Housing Sales Business in Bangkok, Thailand
Participating in Three New Projects (total of approximately 2,100 Units)

2016/9/23

“Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad Kickoff Event”
Special event to celebrate the occasion in FUKUTOKU GARDEN, Nihonbashi

2016/9/21

~Central Taiwan’s Largest Outlet Mall~
Mitsui Outlet Park Taichung Port (tentative name)
Scheduled to open in 2018

2016/9/7

Nihonbashi City Dressing for Tokyo 2020
~A Tokyo 2020 Movement Recapturing the Excitement and Emotion of Rio de Janiero from Nihonbashi~(PDF:408KB)

2016/9/6

First Opening in the Tokai Region. Enjoy Views from the High Floor of a Mitsui Garden Hotel
Mitsui Garden Hotel Nagoya Premier
Opening Friday, September 16, 2016

August

2016/8/25

Located Just Five Minutes’ Walk from JR Tokyo Station, A New “Tokyo Tourism and Business Center” in a Notable Location Linking the Ginza and Nihonbashi Areas
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyobashi
Opening Thursday, September 1, 2016

2016/8/24

Fifth-Stage Expansion Plan Finalized for Mitsui Outlet Park Jazz Dream NAGASHIMA
Scale Expanding to About 280 Stores to Become Japan’s Largest Outlet Mall in Number of Stores
Scheduled to Open in Fall 2017, Together with a Large-Scale Renovation of Existing Stores

2016/8/8

Nihonbashi Revitalization Plan Aims to Integrate Tangibles and Intangibles Fukutoku Garden to be completed and opened on September 28, 2016
Birth of a restful space of over 1,000 m2 at the heart of the bustling Nihonbashi area—A base to create a new regional community

2016/8/2

Public Listing of Mitsui Fudosan Logistics Park Investment Corporation

July

2016/7/27

UC San Diego Sets Up Its First Overseas Office in Nihonbashi Life Science Building
to Link U.S. Cutting-Edge R&D System with Japan,
Thereby Energizing Japanese Life Science Research, Education, and Innovation

2016/7/14

Mitsui Fudosan Presents
Roppongi City Dressing for Tokyo 2020
Olympic / Paralympic Image Sculptures Appear in Tokyo Midtown(PDF:263KB)

2016/7/12

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to Open Hotel in Otemachi, Tokyo
Scheduled to Open in the Spring of 2020 as Part of the OH-1 Project

2016/7/12

Mitsui Fudosan’s CVC Fund Makes First Investment in LivingStyle, Inc., a 3D Interior Simulation Service Provider

June

2016/6/23

Work to Begin on the JP Building Project
Hotel scheduled to open in fall 2018

2016/6/20

UCLA Japan Center Opened in Kashiwa-no-ha (Kashiwa City, Chiba)

2016/6/16

Grand Opening of Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport SHONAN HIRATSUKA on October 6, 2016

2016/6/8

The 5th Asian Entrepreneurship Award Announces 2016 Award Winners
BorderPass of Malaysia Takes First Prize
Global Innovation Award with 27 Entrants from 14 Asian Countries

2016/6/8

Work Begins on the OH-1 Project—Major Integrated Development Project in the Ohtemachi District

2016/6/7

Measures to Prevent a Recurrence of Faulty Foundation Pile Installation at Condominiums Sold by the Company(PDF:40KB)

2016/6/3

LINK-J Founded to Promote Life Science Innovation through Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration
In cooperation with the University of California, San Diego and Biocom, a life sciences association

May

2016/5/18

Collaboration with Mitsui Fudosan Office Building Tenants
The Setouchi Triennale 2016 Partnership Special Art Festival Viewing Cruise on the Nippon Maru

2016/5/18

3rd Asia Pacific Corporate Games in Tokyo 2016
To be hosted for the third consecutive year! Applications accepted from May 18!
Among Japan’s largest corporate sports fairs, having attracted an accumulated 468 companies and about 16,000 competitors in the past two events

April

2016/4/25

Large-Scale Urban Redevelopment Project in London
Mitsui Fudosan to Start Sales of Residential Housing in Television Centre

2016/4/21

Mitsui Fudosan Becomes an Official Sponsor of Sports Climbing
Urban Development Utilizing the “Power of Sports”

2016/4/13

Urban Development Utilizing the “Power of Sports”
WANGAN ACTION Sports Academy
Starting Sunday, May 22, 2016 for Elementary School Students from Chuo City

2016/4/11

Mitsui Fudosan Becomes Official Sponsor of the Japan Women’s Basketball Team Urban Development Utilizing the “Power of Sports”(PDF:153KB)

2016/4/6

Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo and Mitsui Garden Hotel Hiroshima reopen following major renovations on April 1, 2016
Designs incorporate local features and attractions

2016/4/6

Mitsui Fudosan to Renew Certification of Tokyo Metropolitan Ordinance on Environmental Preservation
“Outstanding Specified Anti-Global Warming Facility”
Three Facilities Maintain Designation As “Top-Level Facility,” Another Two As “Semi Top Level Facility”

2016/4/1

Urban Development Utilizing the “Power of Sports” Mitsui Fudosan Sports Academy for Tokyo 2020 Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Movement(PDF:235KB)

2016/4/1

Mitsui Fudosan Becomes Official Partner
of the Japan Wheelchair Rugby Federation
Urban Development Utilizing the “Power of Sports”(PDF:100KB)

March

2016/3/30

Mitsui Fudosan to develop “Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Kuala Lumpur (tentative name)”,
the first LaLaport in Southeast Asia planned to open in 2021.

2016/3/24

Business Expansion of Mitsui Fudosan Logistics Park With Decision to Develop Five New Buildings
22 development and operation facilities, total floor space of about 2 million square meters, cumulative investment of about 300 yen billion
“Connecting Values Together with Customers and Creating New Values Together with Customers” Formulated as Business Statement

2016/3/22

DiGJAPAN! and Mitsui Fudosan Collaborate
The DiGJAPAN! smartphone app will be used to introduce Nihonbashi globally as an attractive new area in Tokyo combining tradition with the latest trends

2016/3/17

Haimurubushi, Japan’s Southernmost Beach Resort
Will Open a New Ocean-view Guest Room Wing named “San-nin” on March 19
At the same time, Okinawa’s sole outdoor spa facility “Panari Spa” will also re-open
and the new marine activity, “Sea Station”, will be launched

2016/3/16

Features of the First Stage Remodeling of Mitsui Shopping Park Lala Garden Tsukuba This Spring
11 Stores will Open Anew or After Remodeling, Including a TSUTAYA Integrating a Bookstore and Café

2016/3/7

Major revamp of Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport YOKOHAMA
Around 40 New or Remodeled Stores will Start Opening from March 18, Including Some Opening for the First Time in Kanagawa Prefecture
Creating a More Customer-Friendly Retail Facility by Remodeling the Food Court and Indoor Shared Areas

2016/3/1

Mitsui Shopping Park LaLa garden Nagamachi Now in Its Seventh Year
30 Stores to Open Anew or Following Remodeling, Including 8 Stores Opening in Sendai City for the First Time
Reopening Following Renovation on March 18

2016/3/1

Development Project in the A-4 District of the Kita-nakadori Kita Redevelopment District Maintenance Plan in Naka Ward, Yokohama
Development of a Mixed-Use, Large-Scale Facility with Urban Residential Housing, Retail, Cultural Exchange and Accommodation Functions, and Preserving Historical Views
New Model Urban Development Utilizing Historical Buildings

February

2016/2/29

Mitsui Garden Hotel Nagoya Premier
Grand Opening on Friday, September 16, 2016
Reservations starting from Wednesday, March 16, 2016

2016/2/29

Conveniently Located Just Five Minutes’ Walk from JR Tokyo Station
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyobashi
Grand Opening on Thursday, September 1, 2016.
Reservations starting from Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

2016/2/23

Full-Fledged Launch of Venture Co-creation Department Aimed at Creating New Industries
Established “31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund I” with JPY5 Billion

2016/2/9

Twenty-Seven New or Remodeled Stores to Open on March 18, 2016 at Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport KASHIWANOHA
The core retail facility in Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City, an urban development created in partnership between the public, private and academic spheres

2016/2/1

Responding to customers’ needs as a unified group
Aiming to Further Expand Development of the Rental Housing Business
Mitsui Fudosan Housing Lease Co., Ltd. to change its name to Mitsui Fudosan Residential Lease Co., Ltd.

January

2016/1/29

Construction work begins on Nihonbashi Muromachi 3rd District Project
Core Element of the 2nd Stage of the Nihonbashi Revitalization Plan and Redevelopment to create a large-scale mixed-use urban smart city in Nihonbashi

2016/1/29

Stellar Town Welcomes 12th Year of Operation with Major Revamp from February
Grand Opening of 48 New or Refurbished Stores on March 18, 2016
Reforms include revamped mall design and newly established kids’ space

2016/1/28

Construction Started on the Kyoto Gion Komatsucho Hotel Project (tentative name)
Opening Planned for Fall 2017