News & Info

The most evolving area in Tokyo② ~Shimbashi in Minato-ku~

  • Areas in Tokyo and its suburbs
The most evolving area in Tokyo② ~Shimbashi in Minato-ku~

We would like to introduce attraction points of Shimbashi in Minato-ku this time.

■Basic information

・Area: 20.37㎢(No. 12 in Tokyo 23 districts)
・Population: 259,886 people (among them, 20,206 are foreign people) and 147,710 households. (As of 17th August 2019)
The area has more apartments than detached houses and about 90% of Minato-ku residents live in apartment houses.
Minato-ku is making an effort to conserve energy, and it is characterized by its generous support for environmental measures such as the Green Town Business Award, which awards buildings with superior greening plans to those that have installed energy-saving devices (solar power generation systems, etc.).

■International commercial center "Minato-ku"

There are 353 listed companies in Minato-ku (as of 1st July 2014), which is one of the top 3 in Tokyo's 23 wards.

Among them, the headquarters of ANA, Fujitsu, Shiseido are located in Shimbashi, Minato-ku.

There are many other internationally well-known companies in Minato-ku as well.
Of the 23 wards, Minato-ku is multi-cultural and there are about 80 embassies within Minato-ku itself, this is more than half of the foreign embassies in Japan. Sightseeing is one of the attractions of Minato-ku other than the business center and Roppongi, Shimbashi, Tokyo Tower, etc. are gathered here.

■Future redevelopment of 3 main areas in Minato-ku – “National Strategic Special Zone Project”

1. Opening of new metro station “Toranomon Hills” Station
Operation starts in 2020 and the final completion(planned) will be in 2022.
In preparation for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, a new station will be opened using the National Strategic Special Zone.


2. Redevelopment of “Toranomon Hills”

With the addition of 3 new high-rise towers, Toranomon Hills will expand to an area of 7.5ha and a total floor area of 800,000㎡ (For comparison, Roppongi Hills has an area of 12ha and a total floor area of 760,000㎡).
A complex city with total area of about 300,000㎡ of office, about 800 total units of residence, about 26,000㎡ total area of commercial stores, about 350 total rooms of hotel and about 15,000㎡ of green space integrated with transportation infrastructure such as roads and railways which will be expected to evolve.


※News release by MORI Building

虎ノ門ヒルズ: Toranomon Hills (Opened in 2014)
① (仮称)虎ノ門ヒルズレジデンシャルタワー:Toranomon Hills Residential Tower (Tentative) (Planned opening in 2019)
② (仮称)虎ノ門ヒルズステーションタワー:Toranomon Hills Station Tower (Tentative) (Planned opening in 2022)
③ (仮称)虎ノ門ヒルズビジネスタワー:Toranomon Hills Business Tower (Tentative) (Planned opening in 2019)
④ 東京メトロ日比谷線「虎ノ門ヒルズ」駅:“Toranomon Hills” Station on Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (Planned opening in 2020)

3. Redevelopment around Shimbashi Station, Hamamatsucho and Takeshiba area
i)Redevelopment in Shimbashi-Tamuracho area
ii)Shimbashi It-chome, Office and Hotel complex facility
iii)World Trade Center Main and South buildings (Hamamatsucho Ni-chome)
iv)Takeshiba Waterfront development plan, “WATERS takeshiba”
v)Takeshiba area development plan etc.
There are already 5 locations in the current information and there may be more development sites in the future. The redevelopment mentioned above will mainly be offices, shops, residences, commercial facilities and hotels.

What expectations do you have for Minato-ku?
CLEARTH LIFE has launched a new project recently in Shimbashi, Minato-ku which calls



【Property Information】
Price:From JPY 38,100,000〈Around USD$353,000 〉
Access:7 min. on foot from "Shimbashi" station on JR Yamanote Line and Toei Asakusa Line.
 ★There are 6 stations and 11 lines available around the apartment!
Floor area:23.43㎡ - 51.46㎡
Type:1K - 1LDK
Completion:Jun, 2019
Rent:Rental Guarantee with Master Lease for 4 years.
Net Yield:Around 3.45 - 3.50%

➡➡➡Property Details


Would you like to know more about CLEARTH LIFE projects?

Currently on Sale


Feel free to ask us any Japanese real estate related questions.

Enquiry Form

Currently on Sale


    Tokyo’s Timeless Heritage

    Completion: March.2024 / Price: 34.4 Million JPY ~


    "Yokohama Sakuragucho" Timeless Radiance

    Completion: June.2007 / Price: 27.4 Million JPY ~


    "Kawasaki", Tradition Meets Tech Innovation

    Completion: December.2023 / Price: 36.4 Million JPY ~



Please contact us for any enquiries.


This form uses SSL (encoded transmission protocol) to ensure the safety of your personal information.