Yokohama-Bound: A Housing Area Guide For Commuters

Many of our housing clients are seeking housing in Japan for the first time.  With so many train lines and neighborhoods, it can be overwhelming trying to identify where to begin searching.  At FREA, where we specialize in corporate housing… More

March 7, 2019

A Brief Overview Of Investment Property In Japan

In recent years, Japan has stood out as an attractive region to consider purchasing investment property in for many foreigners, with interest continuing to grow.  In today’s article, we’ll discuss what makes Japan so appealing, where to consider investing and… More

November 27, 2018

Insights On The Business Manager Visa From A Top Specialist

Last week, we met with a well-established visa specialist firm for a consultation on visa and business registration procedures for one of our pilot cases.  Information regarding the various visa application processes and especially the Business Manager (formerly Investor) visa… More

July 26, 2018

Introducing Startup Embassy Japan!

We are extremely pleased to announce that 01Booster and FREA have partnered efforts to formally establish Startup Embassy Japan, a new joint venture company specializing in foreign entrepreneur support in Tokyo, Japan!   Original Press Release Below (Japanese):  https://www.jiji.com/sp/article?k=000000208.000016550&g=prt  … More

July 24, 2018

FREA at Hacker news Tokyo Meet up

FREA attended an international business meetup event on Thursday, June 14th, hosted by Hacker News Tokyo!  Held in Super Deluxe, an industrially-styled underground venue in the heart of Roppongi, the event offered a casual yet energized environment in which to… More

June 25, 2018

7 Noteworthy Coworking Spaces in Silicon Valley (SF Bay Area)

With the launch of our foreign business support services earlier this spring, a shared office space for entrepreneurs has also been launched.  Eager to continue implementing improvements to better cater to the needs and desires of foreign startup owners in… More

June 14, 2018

We interviewed a wonderful foreign entrepreneur!

At the end of last month, FREA sat down with an American business owner who is currently based out of his Tokyo, Japan office and discussed his array of experiences with doing business in Japan. We spoke at length regarding… More

May 24, 2018