Shiga Kogen Real Estate Information

Shiga Kogen is a sparsely developed UNESCO heritage listed national park with a number of interconnected ski fields. It has some of the highest lifted terrain in Japan and the largest skiable area. Due to the abundant hot springs; many buildings are connected directly to onsen and have not been renovated since the 1980. The majority of buildings available are hotels or pensions with few options for houses or cabins.

Is Shiga Kogen Viable?

Shiga Kogen has year round potential mostly catering to Japanese guests in the green season.  Shiga Kogen is also similar to Nozawa ‘s exclusivity so patience will be required to acquire property in this area. Compareable to most resorts in Nagano and Niigata, It’s Maximum and Minimum elevation allow it to be better prepared for a changing climate than many . It is the closest major resort to the famous snow monkeys and Shibu Onsen spa.

Japan Mountain Homes

Japan is a great place to invest if you are looking to take advantage of the rapidly expanding tourist market. Large amount of government money is being spent on tourism. Combined with the 2018 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics – Japans tourism industry is set to explode

Business expansion in area related to inbound tourism

  • Relaxation of visa requirements (Starting from July 2013)
  • Expansion of exemption of consumption tax for foreign tourists to cover consumables (May 2016)
  • 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games

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