Numbers of factories locating in Chiba are increasing year after year.
Office rents in Chiba are the most reasonable in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
|Average Deposits（yen/m²）||Average Rent（yen/m²）|
(as of December 2008, CB Richard Ellis “Office Market Report 2009 Winter Vol.48”)
|Comparative “Warehouse, Distribution & Logistics Center||Warehouse with Office”Rents|
|Average Deposits （yen/m²)||Average Rent（yen/m²)||Average Deposits（yen/m²)||Average Rent（yen/m²)|
(average of second half of 2008, CB Richard Ellis “Warehouse Market Report 2009 Winter & Spring Vol.20”)
Though Chiba is adjacent to Tokyo, land prices are very reasonable.
(source: Land price survey by prefectural governments; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
About 300 foreign affiliated companies are operating in Chiba Prefecture.
The top 3 of their nationalities are US, UK and Germany, and there are variety of nationalities such as Switzerland, China, Korea and Netherland.
Major foreign companies like Chanel, Nike and IBM call Chiba “home”.
You’ll find just about every sector of industries in Chiba, such as computer companies, retailers, cosmetics, automobiles, TV shopping, furniture, construction and so on.