Evacuation Solutions for Businesses in Japan Following the March 11 Northern Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis – Servcorp Featured in Various Media

July 2011 | Servcorp

To those who are suffering from the Northern Japan Earthquake that took place on March 11, our thoughts are with you.

Shortly after the earthquake, with the ongoing aftershocks and the developing nuclear crisis, Servcorp saw its Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka locations flooded with enquiries for short term and medium term relocation of the offices of many major corporations located in Tokyo. Servcorp was able to provide those companies instant office evacuation solutions ensuring their business remained uninterrupted. Japan being an earthquake prone country, some companies now wish to permanently diversify risk and keep separate serviced office space outside their Head Office city to ensure continuity of their business in case of a future disaster or future power outages.

Servcorp received extensive media coverage on providing such solutions to many Japanese corporations who temporarily “fled” the Tokyo area.

List of featured media:

Newspaper articles / Online news articles

The Japan Times Online July 30th, 2011
Nagoya's short-term office rentals brisk

Osaka Nichi Nichi Shimbun June 2011 isssue (June 4th – June 17th)
Companies Change Tack and Spread Their Risk by Taking Rental Office Space out of Tokyo

China Daily Asia Weekly May 6th, 2011
Firms May Shun Tokyo for a While Yet

Sankei Shimbun Osaka April 23rd, 2011
Foreign Companies' Kansai Relocation Facilitated – Shortened Office Lease Available
Online article: MSN Sankei News Foreign Companies from Tokyo Are Flooding into Kansai Area

Nishinippon Shimbun April 19th, 2011
HQ Operations More into Fukuoka, Kenko.com and Foreign Firms – Risk Diversification upon Earthquake Impact, Surge in Rental Office Demands

Asahi Shimbun April 13th, 2011
Rental Offices Flooded with Businesses in ‘Evacuation'
Online article: Asahi.com Demand from Tokyo for Relocation Space Causes Rental Office Space in Kansai to Fill In Capacity

Bloomberg.co.jp April 7th, 2011
Office Vacancies in Tokyo, Osaka Rise to Record After Quake

The Nikkei April 6th, 2011
Kansai Rental Offices See Growth in Relocation Demands by Foreign Firms - Providers Offer Rescheduled Short-Term Contracts

Bloomberg.co.jp March 30th, 2011 Osaka May End Tokyo Lure as Energy Surplus Meets Quake Risk

Magazine articles

Buaiso May 16th, 2011 Impact of East Japan Earthquake on the Office Market

Nikkei Business May 9th, 2011
The Race is on: 'Escape from Tokyo'

TV broadcast

FBS May 18th, 2011
In "NEWS5chan," Servcorp Fukuoka was featured regarding the increased demand for rental offices in the Fukuoka area.

NHK World April 25th, 2011
In “NEWSLINE,” Servcorp Osaka was featured as a great solution for companies diversifying risk.

TV Asahi April 24th, 2011
In “Sunday Frontline,” Servcorp Osaka was featured for receiving an unusual amount of enquiries.

Mainichi Broadcasting System April 20th, 2011
In “VOICE,” Servcorp Osaka was introduced for being utilized by companies moving their offices to the West of Japan from Tokyo.

NHK April 19th, 2011
In “News Terrace Kansai,” Servcorp Osaka was featured regarding the increased demand from Tokyo based companies looking to move to the West of Japan.

Television Osaka April 13th, 2011
In “News Biz," Servcorp Osaka was introduced for its flexibility and convenience in the midst of the shift over concentration and centralization to diversification.