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Latest UpdatesTokyo Metropolitan Government Announces Launch of the “Project for Temporary Office Allocation for Foreign Financial Companies and Human Resources”

Dec 04, 2020

In light of recent international situations, TMG is implementing the “Project for Temporary Office Allocation for Financial Foreign Companies and Human Resources,” (hereinafter referred to as “the project”) which will assist foreign financial companies and human resources mainly in Asia in moving to Tokyo by providing them with office space for their temporary stays in Tokyo while they conduct preliminary surveys as a prerequisite for moving.

Program features

This project is to reduce the burden of using offices of foreign financial companies and human resources in business districts in Tokyo where the financial industry is concentrated, by exempting rent and initial costs paid by foreign financial companies and human resources when using offices provided by an office operator certified by TMG (hereinafter, “certified office operator”) within a range deemed appropriate by TMG within the budget.

We are pleased to announce that we have concluded agreements with certified office operators and will start providing offices to foreign financial companies and human resources.

Certified Office Operators

(in alphabetical order)

The Executive Centre Japan KK
Heiwa Real Estate Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
MORI Building Co., Ltd.
WeWork Japan GK

Availability of Office Space for Use

From Friday, November 27, 2020

How to Apply

Please refer to the “Project for Temporary Office Allocation for Foreign Financial Companies and Human Resources Usage Guide” (available in English). Applicants may submit the required documents directly to a certified office operator of their choice. Introduction to these offices will also be offered at both the Tokyo office and Hong Kong office of the Business Development Center TOKYO operated by TMG. Please see the websiteExternal site: a new window will open. for the usage guide and other project details.

Participants

Foreign financial companies (Asset managers and Fintech companies established under foreign law), and human resources employed or outsourced to them

Inquiries

Special Zone Strategic Projects Promotion Section,
Strategic Projects Division, Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
E-mail: S1080102@section.metro.tokyo.jp