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May 28, 2020
Nihonbashi Muromachi 3-Chome Project Partnership
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 2020— Nihonbashi Muromachi 3-Chome Project Partnership (Chair: Hiroshi Tanaka, President, Tanacho & Co., Ltd.) and Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., a leading global real estate company headquartered in Tokyo, announced today that Nihonbashi Muromachi Mitsui Tower, completed in March 2019 in the A Zone of the Nihonbashi Muromachi 3rd District Project in Muromachi 3-chome in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, (hereinafter the “Building”) acquired “S” rank certification, the highest level, under the CASBEE-WO (Wellness Office) certification system (hereinafter “CASBEE-WO Certification”), which started in June 2019. Moreover, the Building achieved a score of 92.0 points, the highest of any lease office buildings certified to date.
CASBEE-WO Certification advanced certification certifies both the hard and soft initiatives aimed at maintaining and increasing the health and comfort of people working in an office building. It was started by the Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation (IBEC) in 2019. The Building received a high evaluation for the introduction of the Company’s own health and exercise promotion facility, “mot.”, health promotion program “& well,” and advanced BCP performance and environmental performance due to the introduction of independent distributed energy.
Furthermore, the Company has registered a self-evaluation under the “CASBEE-Building” for the Building, which has also been accredited with CASBEE Smart Wellness Office Certification, including an overall evaluation of high environmental performance of its exterior cladding, facilities and so forth.
The new certification covers the common area of the Building and the Mitsui Fudosan Office section (levels 8—12).
Mitsui Fudosan will continue to supply offices that consider health and new workstyles, as the Company promotes initiatives to solve social issues and realize the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Large-scale mixed-use building with a total floor area of approx. 1,779,100 ft2 (approx. 165,200 m2), 26 floors above ground and 3 floors below ground, on a site of 1.1 ha
The main uses of the Building are offices on the upper levels (approx. 46,200 ft2 (4,300 m2)/floor), while the lower levels house a retail facility, COREDO Muromachi Terrace, and hall and conference facility for various purposes, Muromachi Mitsui Hall & Conference Rooms. The outside area features a large outdoor plaza with an extensive roof and landscapes rich in greenery.
Setting a completely new standard of safety, security and BCP
The Building provides membership facilities and services exclusively for tenant companies, including exclusive conference and private rooms, a free lounge/café, fitness gym, and members lounge. These provide total support for healthy workstyles for workers, both in mind and body, including the use of refresh rooms and showers to bolster concentration power, and refreshing before or after work with exercise and a sauna.
*The facility is currently closed (as of May 28, 2020) to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The health promotion program uses both physical spaces, such as the facilities and plaza in the building and an app to provide events, seminars, walking contests, and other programs that office workers can casually participate in together, enabling them to enjoy health activities and form habits. In addition, through reports and seminar, the program provides specialist support to personnel in change of human resources and health, to provide comprehensive assistance for companies to achieve health and productivity management.
Health promotion event, “&well Festa” (Large roofed plaza) (The event held in July 2019)
With the Company’s relocation to a new office*, it will implement various ideas for accelerating workstyle reform and enhancing intellectual productivity to generate systems for creating innovation under the concept of “new workstyle that evoke our DNA of sparking innovation”
* The current address for the Mitsui Fudosan Head Office (1-1, Nihonbashi-Muromachi 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will remain unchanged.
The Mitsui Fudosan Group aims for a society that enriches both people and the planet under the principles of coexist in harmony with society, link diverse values and achieve a sustainable society, and advances business with an awareness of the environment (E), society (S) and governance (G), thus promoting ESG management. By further accelerating its ESG management, the Group will realize Society 5.0, which the Japanese government has been advocating, and contribute significantly to achieving the SDGs.
*The initiatives covered in this press release are contributing to six of the UN's SDGs.
|Goal 3||Good Health and Well-Being|
|Goal 7||Affordable and Clean Energy|
|Goal 8||Decent Work and Economic Growth|
|Goal 9||Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure|
|Goal 11||Sustainable Cities and Communities|
|Goal 13||Climate Action|
|Access||Direct access from Mitsukoshimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza and Hanzomon lines
Direct access from Shin-Nihonbashi Station on the JR Yokosuka and Sobu lines
Four minutes’ walk from Kanda Station on the JR Chuo, Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines
Nine minutes’ walk from Tokyo Station, which is on many JR lines
|Gross floor area||approximately 168,000m2|
|Design||Basic design: NIHON SEKKEI, INC.
Design execution: KAJIMA DESIGN (Kajima Corporation)
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Japan
Landscape design: Landscape Plus Ltd.
Lighting Design : Uchihara Creative Lighting Design Inc.
|Construction||Joint venture between Kajima Corporation, Shimizu Corporation and Sato Kogyo Co., Ltd.|
|Constuction Completion||March 28 2019|