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Land Prices in Kyushu Rise for the Third Consecutive Year

According to an announcement by the Fukuoka and Kumamoto Regional Taxation Bureaus, land prices in seven prefectures in Kyushu have risen for the third straight year. A report released on July 1 showed an average increase of 1.6% in land price compared to the year before. Prefecture-wise, Fukuoka saw a climb of 3.6% while Miyazaki and Kagoshima saw slight drops. A plot in Tenjin 2-chome in Fukuoka City was estimated to be worth ¥7.87 million per square meter, the most expensive in the entire region. Source: Nikkei Shimbun, 7/1/2019

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Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Jul 5, 2019 / Last Updated: Jul 5, 2019

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