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Beat the Boom: Why Owning Niseko Property Now Makes More Sense Than Ever!

Hirafu Niseko at Night

by Jo Lodder, JNW Properties

Source: Bloomberg

Niseko's allure is undeniable. Legendary powder snow, charming village vibes, and a burgeoning global reputation have attracted massive investment, fueling a development boom. But with rising construction costs and limited land availability, a pressing question emerges: will Niseko become too expensive to participate in?

Enter the savvy investor's advantage: existing, completed properties. Here's why owning Niseko property now, particularly completed projects or projects with pre-boom land acquisition, offers a unique opportunity:

Dodge the Cost Explosion: Construction costs in Niseko have tripled in the past decade, further escalating with each year. By choosing a completed property or a project with secured land purchased pre-boom, you bypass this cost inflation, locking in a significantly lower entry point compared to future developments built at today's exorbitant prices.

Enjoy Instant Access: Unlike waiting for development completion, buying existing property grants immediate access to Niseko's magic. Imagine carving through pristine powder this winter, indulging in cozy après-ski evenings, and immersing yourself in the vibrant community, all without waiting for construction dust to settle.

Future-Proof Your Investment: Demand for Niseko is skyrocketing, fueled by international interest and the limited supply of new developments due to high costs. As future projects grapple with inflated construction costs, existing properties will see a natural appreciation in value, driven by scarcity and the undeniable appeal of Niseko itself. and with the YEN being at it's weakest for 20 years NOW really is a great time to invest

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Beyond Investment, a Lifestyle: Owning Niseko property isn't just about financial gain; it's about securing a piece of paradise. Imagine owning a ski-in/ski-out haven, offering instant access to world-class slopes and creating cherished memories with loved ones in a breathtaking setting. This premium lifestyle becomes significantly more affordable when choosing existing or pre-boom projects.

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Act Now, Secure Your Piece: As demand outpaces new construction, completed properties and pre-boom projects are disappearing fast. Don't miss this crucial window to acquire Niseko property at a pre-inflation price point and position yourself for future appreciation. By choosing wisely, you'll not only be enjoying Niseko today, but also securing a valuable asset for tomorrow.

Remember: Due diligence is crucial. While completed properties or pre-boom projects offer advantages, ensure they align with your needs and investment goals. Consider factors like location, amenities, management services, and resale potential before making a decision.

By strategically leveraging the current development challenges, you can turn Niseko's cost inflation into your investment advantage. Choose existing property or pre-boom projects and unlock the magic of Niseko, both for your enjoyment and your financial future.


Jo Lodder is a leading figure in the property industry, serving as the co-founder of JNW Properties Ltd, a dynamic property marketing firm specializing in Niseko projects. His entrepreneurial drive is underscored by notable accomplishments, notably becoming the first individual to conquer the challenging HK5Trails. Complementing his business acumen, Jo is also an avid sustainability practitioner, leveraging his expertise to champion eco-conscious practices within the property sector. Additionally, through his philanthropic endeavours with Action Asia Foundation, he demonstrates a commitment to making a tangible impact, particularly in enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities in Hong Kong.

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