Kashiwa-no-ha Urban Development

One of metropolitan Tokyo’s biggest projects

The goal of Kashiwa-no-ha, an academic and research city covering 273 hectares, is to become a model of urban development through partnership between the public, private and academic sectors. In December 2011, the Cabinet Office selected Kashiwa-no-ha as a Comprehensive Special Zone for Regional Revitalization and an Environmental Future City.

01 City with a Base for Urban Development

Urban Design Center Kashiwa-no-ha (UDCK)

UDCK is a community base in which citizen's groups, the public and private sectors, academia, and other stakeholders collaborate in urban development. It functions as a meeting venue for people undertaking certain work and research and is also a think tank that fosters concepts and plans.

02 Collaboration between National, Prefectural and Municipal Authorities

The governments of Chiba Prefecture and Kashiwa, the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), and other entities chose Kashiwa-no-ha as a site for building a futuristic city.

○Selected by Cabinet Office as Comprehensive Special Zone for Regional Revitalization and Environmental Future City
To Comprehensive Special Zone site
To Future City site
○Kashiwa’s garden city concept
To Kashiwa website
○Designated as an exchange base under Chiba Prefecture’s comprehensive plans on medium to long-term prefectural policies
To Chiba Prefecture website
○Chiba Prefecture initiative to designate Kashiwa and Nagareyama area as an international academic city
To Chiba Prefecture website
○Selected by Keidanren as Future City Model Project
Keidanren website

03 Kashiwa-no-ha International Campus Town Initiative

Kashiwa-no-ha International Campus Town Initiative aims to develop a next-generation environmental city through a partnership between the public, private and academic sectors, and pursues eight objectives.


04  Initiatives for resolving issues

In line with the Kashiwa-no-ha International Campus Town Initiative, projects that resolve issues confronting the area are tested and verified. Currently underway are 21 action programs that aim to resolve local issues, create new industries, and foster communication. The programs are in the environment, healthy living, creativity and communication fields.

Initiatives in which Mitsui Fudosan Group participates

The Kashiwa-no-ha International Campus Town Concept encompasses various pilot programs and efforts to plan and run diverse events.


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