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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Startup support office "A SHIBUYA" and shared office "Hive Shibuya" opened!

Sun Frontier Real Estate opened "A SHIBUYA" in Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, on January 16, 2023, an office that supports the growth of startups by combining office space and art!
On the same day, Z Venture Capital, the corporate venture capital arm of Z Holdings, and East Ventures, one of the largest seed-stage venture capital firms in Japan and Southeast Asia, jointly opened a shared office for startups, Hive Shibuya, in A SHIBUYA. Hive Shibuya", a shared office space for startups, is now open.

A SHIBUYA" office to support the growth of startups

Hive Shibuya, a shared office for startups, opened in A SHIBUYA (Tokyu Shibuya Station Building 3F), created in collaboration with artist Jay Shogo.

Sun Frontier Real Estate Corporation is developing various businesses based on the concept of solving social issues and contributing to the evolution and development of local communities with real estate at the core, and is promoting initiatives to support startups with the aim of "making Tokyo the world's most startup-friendly city.

A SHIBUYA" opened in the Tokyu Shibuya Ekimae Building, located on the corner of the Shibuya Scramble Crossing, is the second in a series of shared office space following "A YOTSUYA" (Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo) under the "A" office brand, which supports the growth of start-ups by combining office and art. A YOTSUYA (Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo) is the second in a series of shared office space.

SunFrontier is committed to creating an environment that facilitates the growth of startup companies from the seed/early stage to the middle stage of expansion, and we believe it is important to reduce obstacles in each phase of the office field, which will lead to further growth.

Tokyo's Shibuya Ward is also involved in the "startup support business," which aims to create a diverse range of startups and help them grow significantly. By combining the office environment creation technology that Sun Frontier has cultivated over many years with art, we will support startup companies from both the hardware and software aspects and provide an environment conducive to growth.

Hive Shibuya Overview

A shared office for startups jointly operated by ZVC, the corporate venture capital arm of Z Holdings Corporation, and EV and Sun Frontier, two of the largest seed-stage venture capital firms in Japan and Southeast Asia.
Opened in January 2023 at "A SHIBUYA". It aims to become a mecca for startups by producing startups that represent Japan in the future.

Z Venture Capital
East Ventures


Address: Tokyu Shibuya Ekimae Building 3F, 1-23-10 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0041, Japan
Access: Directly connected from Exit 7a of JR Shibuya Station
     Direct connection from Exit A12 of Shibuya Station on Tokyu Toyoko Line, Denentoshi Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line and Fukutoshin Line

The second shared office in the "A" brand, which supports the growth of startups by fusing office space and art, opened on the 3rd floor of the Tokyu Shibuya Ekimae Building as the second in the series following "A YOTSUYA". The artist in charge is Jay Shogo, a world-renowned artist.

A SHIBUYA Artist Profile

A YOTSUYA In front of the works in the basement event space

Mr. Jay Shogo

In 2005, he established Emerald Inc. and started his own apparel brand, which he designed himself, and in 2009, he launched an eyewear brand and started his career as an artist in Los Angeles at the same time. During his stay in New York, he learned the spray technique at "5Pointz", known as a sacred place for street art, and created influential murals in Miami, Los Angeles, Barbados, Australia, Korea, Japan, and other places around the world. He has created influential murals in Miami, Los Angeles, Barbados, Australia, Korea, Japan, and many other countries.
Furthermore, in recognition of his outstanding creativity, skills, and extensive experience, he has been appointed to work on art projects for world-renowned companies, brands, and local governments. He also created four murals at "A YOTSUYA".

About Sun Frontier Real Estate K.K.

Sun Frontier Real Estate Corporation develops office business specializing in the revitalization and utilization of mid-sized office buildings in central Tokyo. We are not seeking profit, we are seeking confidence. We will meet and exceed expectations! We aim to be "the visionary company loved by the world's best customers" based on this policy.

In our core real estate value-up business (Replanning®), we provide a full range of real estate services, from building procurement, revitalization and utilization planning, construction work, tenant attraction, management, and sales, to subsequent building management. Through this business, we work together with building owners and tenants to create affluent and sustainable communities and society.

name of companySun Frontier Real Estate K.K.
EstablishmentApril 1999
Location14F Toho Hibiya Building, 1-2-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
representativePresident and Representative Director: Kiyoshi Saito
uniform resouce locatorhttps://www.sunfrt.co.jp/
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