May 29th, 2011
In real estate only three things matter; location, location, location. In Tokyo this is evidently true: Why else would financially conservative banks build offices near the Imperial palace? Or fast-fashion stores pay rent at Omotesando prices.
July 3rd, 2009
Ten floors above fashionable Aoyama, a slice of Parisian chic offers diners glittering views of Tokyo. As the elevator doors glide open, visitors to Alain Ducasse’s Benoit are greeted by an interior of authentic French antiques and warm, European style. Ascending the open staircase to the eleventh floor reveals a beautiful and elegant restaurant interior …