real estate investment opportunities
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The Japanese real estate market is now recovering thanks to the Prime Minister’s economic policy called “Abenomics”, and the anticipation of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. We can provide foreign investors opportunities to invest into large-scale real estate in Japan previously only available to large institutional investors.
Asset manager will manage all process of investment, asset management and disposition activities
including negotiation with sellers/brokers, financial packages, and so on.
You can just enjoy tracking investment and return, and financial reports through asset manager.
Over 10Billion USD investment and asset management experienced team manages your investment. Hoop Partners offers attractive financial packages by domestic lenders, and provides property level value creation, market-leading real estate services, and asset management service to you.
Hirayama co-founded Hoop Partners in 2012 in order to provide market-leading real estate services after leaving from private equity fund called Asia Pacific Land specialized in Real Estate managing $3.6Billion in Japan. As Representative in Japan, he has grown APL’s Japan business by sourcing, driving and executing major transactions.
He has more than 12 years of real estate development, management, leasing, brokerage and finance experience with the Acquisitions team.
Prior to joining APL in 2002, Hirayama was a Division Manager at Nomura Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. where he spearheaded the first retail development project structured with Western style finance in Japan. Hirayama received a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from Leicester University and both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Architecture from Kobe University.
Norihiro officially joined Hoop Partners from 2014. Until then, he has worked for Hoop Partners at a part-time basis, and mainly worked for MOVIDA Japan as an accelerator and Genuine Startups Fund as an investment officer after graduating from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, with MBA. During MBA candidate, he worked for investment banking division at Goldman Sachs as summer associate. Previously, he has 6 years of experience in acquisition and fundraising in APLJ. As a vice-president of an investment team, he has executed and invested over $2.0 billion with equity and non-recourse loan from various investors and lenders. Before that, he was working for Nihon L’Oreal, subsidiary of L’Oreal group, as financial controller.
He received Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IE Business School, and also holds a CPA from the USA and a Real Estate Brokerage License from Japan.
Sato joined Hoop Partners in May, 2013. With over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Sato was brought on to strengthen sales and sourcing activities. Prior to Hoop Partners, Sato worked for various projects including retail development and retail portfolio restructuring in APLJ as an asset manager.
Before APLJ, he was responsible for sales activities in Plusment Partners, where he provided real estate investment and advisory services. At his time in Familymart (a major convenience store chain in Japan) and Parco (A major department store chain), Sato gained valuable experience in sales.
He has a real estate broker licence, an AFP license (Financial planner), and a Real estate consulting certificate.