Ichigo Investment Advisors

Asset Management Business (J-REITs & Private Equity Real Estate Funds)

Ichigo Investment Advisors is a major Japanese real estate owner/operator that is one of the first in the industry to manage both J-REITs and private equity real estate funds. Ichigo Investment Advisors manages the Ichigo Office (8975) with a portfolio focusing on mid-size office buildings, an asset class that offers both return stability and upside potential, Ichigo Hotel (3463), well positioned to benefit from the growing number of inbound tourists to Japan and other positive trends in the Japanese hotel business, and Ichigo Green (9282), a solar YieldCo that offers investors an opportunity to invest in Japan’s rapidly expanding green infrastructure asset class. Ichigo Investment Advisors seeks to drive higher earnings and sustainable growth for its shareholders by increasing the value of its assets through a broad array of value-add activities, including tailored tenant services.

Ichigo Investment Advisors works to grow value on behalf of its shareholders by deploying its expertise in managing real estate, its long-term track record across deal sourcing, client-driven product development, and adding value to the assets we own and operate for our clients.

To support strong corporate governance and make sure the overwhelming focus of the firm is to serve our shareholders, the majority of Ichigo Investment Advisors’ Board are Independent Directors.


Name Ichigo Investment Advisors Co., Ltd.
Address The Imperial Hotel Tower, 1-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011
Established December 15, 2004
Paid-in Capital 400 million yen
Major Shareholder Ichigo Inc. 100%
Business J-REIT, YieldCo Asset Management
Registrations & Licenses Financial Instruments Dealer License (Type II, Investment Advisory & Agency Services, and Investment Management Services): Minister of Finance, Kanto Financial Bureau #318
Discretionary Trading License: Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and Transportation #42
Real Estate Business License: (1) #99098 (Tokyo)
Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise License: Minister of Finance, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism #69


(as of March 1, 2020)

Representative Director Hiroshi Iwai
Director Minoru Ishihara
Independent Director Sohsuke Takahashi
Independent Director Noriyuki Kobayashi
Independent Director Chad Iverson
Corporate Auditor Katsu Fujita

Executive Officers

(as of March 1, 2020)

President & Executive Officer
(Overall Company Management)
Hiroshi Iwai
Executive Vice President & Executive Officer Takeyuki Yoshimatsu
Executive Managing Director & Executive Officer
(Private Funds)
Shinichi Fukasawa
Executive Officer
(AM Execution)
Masanori Kubota
Executive Officer
Hiroto Tajitsu
Executive Officer
(Hotel REIT)
Hidehito Iwasaka
Executive Officer
(Office REIT)
Sanae Hiraoka
Executive Officer
(Green Infrastructure)
Takao Nitta