Ascott Debuts LYF Coliving Brand in Japan

The Ascott Limited has opened lyf Tenjin Fukuoka, the first lyf-branded coliving property in Japan. 

The first of six lyf properties slated to open in the region this year, lyf Tenjin Fukuoka will be followed by new properties in Singapore, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Xi’an as Ascott gears up to meet the strong demand by customers.

The 131-unit lyf Tenjin Fukuoka is strategically located in Tenjin, the major shopping and recreational centre of Fukuoka, and is near the city’s business district. The coliving property is also near the trendy Daimyo and Imaizumi areas and is surrounded by major malls, vintage stores, boutique outlets, local street food stalls, chic cafes and a vibrant nightlife scene. The new coliving property is also a five-minute walk from the Nishitetsu Fukuoka and Tenjin Minami train stations, and a 20-minute drive from the Fukuoka Airport.

Ascott currently has a total of 15 lyf properties with over 3,000 units in 12 cities and eight countries, comprising three properties that have opened and 12 under development. lyf Tenjin Fukuoka follows the opening of lyf Funan Singapore and lyf Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok. The five properties slated to open in 2021 are lyf Farrer Park Singapore and lyf one-north Singapore as well as lyf Midtown Hangzhou, lyf Hongqiao Shanghai and lyf Dayanta Xi’an in China.

The Ascott Limited has opened lyf Tenjin Fukuoka, the first lyf-branded coliving property in Japan. 

“As a hybrid lodging solution that combines the best of serviced residences, hotels and coliving apartments, we are confident that our first lyf property in Japan will meet the demands of guests seeking flexibility, value and an enriching community experience,” says Tan Lai Seng, Ascott’s Regional Manager for Japan & Korea. “Designed for the next generation of guests such as digital nomads, technopreneurs, creatives and self-starters, lyf Tenjin Fukuoka enable guests to live, work and play in a dynamic environment as well as connect and collaborate as a community.

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