Tokyo Office Space Guide
With a population of over 13 million, Tokyo has the largest city economy in the world. Serviced offices provide the perfect solution for companies starting up in Tokyo, as well as existing companies that are upsizing. These offices provide a full range of services including equipment, furniture, meeting rooms, reception services and more, and are scattered throughout the city. Here we have a short guide to some of the main districts that are worth investigating in your search for office space.
Adachi has very convenient links to the heart of Central Tokyo. The area features a number of parks which benefit from sports facilities, Japanese Gardens, and plenty of green space. The area is home to the Tokyo Future University and the Hishiiarai Daishi temple.
Chiyoda is the special ward with the smallest population, primarily because it surrounds and includes the Imperial Palace. Other landmarks in the area include the National Museum of Modern Art and Yasukuni Shrine. This is a highly prestigious area of the city, with a good range of stylish and impressive office facilities available. A large number of major Japanese and foreign companies are situated here, including Hewlett-Packard, Sony Music Entertainment Japan and Mitsubishi Estate. Hibiya Park is the country's first Western-style park, and has on offer a number of restaurants, concert halls and walking trails.
Chuo is known as the main commercial district of Tokyo, home to the headquarters of the Bank of Japan. There is a high density of office space in this area, and there are always many fine serviced offices available here. The area is home to many businesses and retail spaces, and houses around 122,000 people, though during the day the population increases to around 650,000. An excellent location for an office in Tokyo.
Koto occupies a prominent and prestigious position on the waterfront of Tokyo Bay. Offices to rent in this area offer spectacular water views, and the area is home to many excellent bars, restaurants and hotels.
Minato is home to a large number of embassies, as well as many major corporations such as Mitsubishi, Honda, Sony and NEC. There are many attractions in this area, including the iconic Tokyo Tower and Roppongi Hills, Tokyo’s best-known nightlife district, which is especially popular among foreigners.
Nakano is home to the famous Nakano Sun Plaza concert hall and hotel complex, alongside the Hosen temple. The area is very well connected for public transport. While there are few fine-dining restaurants in the area, there are dozens of eateries in the side streets, offering pizza, curry, sushi, ramen and more.
Shibuya is a shopping and eating district popular with the young of Tokyo – it’s close to two large shopping districts. It’s a lively area with a vast array of restaurants, pubs, nightclubs, bars and retail – particularly electrical shops. There are are range of serviced offices to rent in this ever-popular district of Tokyo.
Shinjuku is a central ward of Tokyo, known as the capital’s second center. This area is a huge business, entertainment and commercial district – there is usually a good selection of serviced offices available to rent. The district is home to many international business headquarters, department stores, restaurants, music stores and much more. With so much on offer, this area is worth considering for a range of businesses types and sizes.
Sumida is home to a famous cherry blossom viewing area in spring, and also hosts Tokyo’s main sumo stadium, Ryogoku Kokugikan. The area is considered ‘old town’, but in recent years has seen a boom in construction of many high-rise apartment buildings.The area is very well connected by train and bus.
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