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Summary of White Paper on Land (2004)


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Summary of White Paper on Land (2004)

Chapter 1 Socio-economic Change and Issues Affecting the Utilization of Land
Section 1 The Impact of Land-price Decline and Changing Levels of Awareness amongst Individuals and Corporations
  1. The Impact of Land Price Decline
  2. Levels of Understanding Regarding the Lucrative-ness of Land as an Asset
  3. Expansion of the Real Property Securitization Market
Section 2 Changes in the Land Market from the Viewpoint of Land Prices and Transactional Trends.
  1. Trends in Land Prices
  2. The Status of Land Transactions
Section 3 Socio-Economic Changes Affecting Land Supply and Demand
  1. Demographic Trends and their Effect on Land and Urban Areas
  2. Changes in Household Composition and Life-Style; and in the Demand for Land
  3. Changes in the Socio Economic Environment and their Influence on Land
  4. The Enhancement of Real Property Appraisal Systems
Section 4 Issues and Approaches for the Utilization of Land

(See also Chapter 2 and 3 for land information and cadastral surveys)

  1. Amendment of the Land Tax System
  2. Current Status of the Real Property Securitization Market
  3. Promoting the Use of Fixed-term Land Leases and Fixed-term Tenant Leases
  4. Approaches for Improving the Utility and Effective Use of Land
Chapter 2 Progress in the Provision of Land Information
Section 1 The Need for Land-related Information
  1. Characteristics of the Land Market
  2. The Growing Need for Information
Section 2 Movements in the Need for Land-related Information
  1. The Need for Electronic Information Processing using Computers
  2. Provision of Property Information Using the Internet
Section 3 The Provision of Attribute-information concerning Property: Approaches
Section 4 The Value of the Published Land-price System and Related Issues
  1. The Role of the Published Land Price System
  2. The Published Land Price System: Information Provision and Related Issues
Section 5 The Significance of Disclosing Land-transaction Prices; and Public Awareness
  1. The Significance of Providing Transaction-price Information
  2. Public Awareness
  3. “The Promotion of Terms and Conditions in relation to the Land Market”: Recommendation by the Land Policy Committee
Section 6 Future Directions in the Provision of Land Information
Chapter 3 The Current Status of Cadastral Surveys
Section 1 The Importance of Cadastral Surveys
Section 2 State of Progress in relation to Cadastral Surveys
Section 3 Measures for the Promotion of Cadastral Surveys
Chapter 4 Trends of Land Use
Section 1 Distribution of Land Use
Section 2 Agricultural and Forestry Land Use
  1. Trends in Agricultural Land
  2. Trends of Forestry Land
Section 3 Trends in Industrial Location
Section 4 Trends in Office Locations
Section 5 Trends in Residential Property and Residential Land
  1. Trends in the Supply of Residential Land
  2. Trends in Residential Property Construction
Chapter 5 Trends in Land Ownership and Land Transactions
Section 1 Trends in Land Ownership
  1. Land Ownership by the Private Sector
  2. Land Owned by the Public Sector
  3. Current Status of Value of Assets of Land
Section 2 Land Transactions
  1. Trends in Land Transactions
  2. Current Status of Land Transactions by Parties
Section 3 Current Status of Real Property Values
Chapter 6 Trends in Land Prices
  1. General Conditions in the Tokyo Area
  2. General Conditions in the Osaka Area
  3. General Conditions in the Nagoya Area
  4. General Conditions in the Local Areas

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