Press Release

Trend Report of the Value of Intensively Used Land in Major Cities ~Land Value LOOK Report~


The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism released the Trend Report of the Value of Intensively Used Land in Major Cities – Land Value LOOK Report – for the fourth quarter of 2016 (from Oct. 1,2016 to Jan. 1, 2017).

1. Survey objective
To clarify leading land-value trends for intensively used districts in major cities, which tend to be leading indicators of property market trends, by ascertaining such trends on a quarterly basis.

2. Matters to be surveyed
Licensed Real Estate Appraisers (LREAs) collect information on the real-property markets of the surveyed districts, and estimate land-value trends by using real-property-appraisal methods. The results are to be aggregated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

3. Surveyed districts
A total of 100 districts, including 43 districts in the Tokyo area, 25 districts in the Osaka area, 9 districts in the Nagoya area, and 23 districts in other major cities, are surveyed.
Residential districts comprise districts intensively used for high-rise apartments, etc. (32 districts).
Commercial districts comprise districts where shops and/or offices are intensively concentrated (68 districts).

4. Survey results
Survey results are available on the site “Land and Property in Japan” at the following URL.

Contact Information

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure,Transport and TourismLand Price Publication Office, Land Price Research Division, Land Economy and Construction Industries Bureau, Chief Analyst YOSHINO/Analyst YAMAGUCHI/Official Appraiser MIZUKOSHI
TEL 03-5253-8111 (Extension 30366,30367,30363)