Construction of Japan’s tallest skyscraper begins near Tokyo Station


Construction of a new skyscraper, set to be Japan’s tallest building with a height of about 390 meters, has begun near Tokyo Station, developer Mitsubishi Estate Co. said.

The Torch Tower, expected to be completed in March 2028, will surpass the 330-meter Azabudai Hills Mori JP Tower, currently the tallest building in the country located in Tokyo’s Minato Ward.

“This is a huge project to update the city’s infrastructure and buildings at the same time,” President Atsushi Nakajima said at a groundbreaking ceremony held on Wednesday.

“We hope to make it an area that attracts people from all over ...

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