From the Nikkei overnight, a survey by real estate brokerage Miki Shoji (the survey covered Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Sendai, Yokohama and Fukuoka):

  • Vacancy rates for office buildings in seven major Japanese cities were down on the month at the end of August
  • Vacancy rates in all seven cities dropped on the year, with the declines ranging from 0.03 percentage point for Yokohama to 2.86 points for Fukuoka

Just some background info … more here