CapitaLandâ€™s wholly-owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has opened lyf Tenjin Fukuoka, Ascottâ€™s first lyf-branded property in Japan.
The coliving property offers 131 rooms, ranging from 12m2 to 16m2, and are equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and a mobile access key. On-site facilities include a social kitchen, cafe, and laundry area, and guests will be able to participate in curated social programmes such as baseball and billiards nights.
Lyf Tenjin Fukuoka is located in Tenjin, the major shopping and recreational centre of Fukuoka, and is near the business district as well. It is the first of six lyf properties slated to open this year, and openings to follow include two in Singapore, and one each in the cities of Hangzhou, Shanghai and Xiâ€™an.
Ascott currently has a total of 15 lyf properties with over 3,000 units in 12 cities and eight countries, comprising three properties that have opened and 12 under development. Between 2022 and 2024, seven more lyf properties are slated to open in Beijing, Cebu, Danang, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne and Shanghai.