Nagoya is one of Japan’s three metropolitan regions and the centre of commercial and industrial activities in the region. It has a population of over 2.2 million spread over an area of 326.43 square kilometres. The city has one of the best transportation facilities and infrastructure in Japan. It is equally accessible by land, sea and air; and is connected to other parts of the country as well as overseas locations by excellent sea and air network.
The business-friendly condition of the region creates the perfect opportunity to set up business in the region. It has a skilled and trained workforce which is a big incentive for business and industry. All the major companies and businesses have their offices in the city. It has a wide industrial base which includes automobiles, fine ceramics, aircrafts/rockets and machine tools Developing industries Environment, medical care/welfare/health, information and advanced science technologies including new manufacturing technologies.
Nagoya is connected to the country’s capital and largest city, Tokyo, via network of airways, roadways and railways. It takes 90 minutes to Tokyo and 50 minutes to Osaka by the Tokaido Shinkansen (bullet train) which makes business trips to these cities possible in one day. The travel time between Nagoya and Tokyo is going to shorten further to 40 minutes with the introduction of the Linear Chuo Shinkansen in 2027 which will make it even more convenient for business. Travel is easy to and from the city as it takes approximately 30 minutes to the Prefectural Nagoya Airport from the city centre.
The region is conducive for living purposes as the average cost of residential land is 164,900 yen/sq. m. compared with 504,800 yen/sq. m. in Tokyo and 231,900 yen/sq. m. in Osaka.