Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc (“KFM”), KDX Realty Investment Corporation (“KDXR”), and Kenedix Private Investment Corporation (“KPI”) (KDXR and KPI are collectively referred to as “managed REITs”) will contribute to the diversity of society by considering the social impact of our properties. KFM and managed REITs strives to ensure the safety, confidence, health, comfort and diversity of our tenants and local communities. Furthermore, KFM and managed REITs recognize “providing environment and social friendly properties” as one of our materialities, and contribute to reducing the overall environmental impact of society, improving convenience through investment in wide variety of properties.

Improving Resilience for Disaster

KFM and KDXR have been making various initiatives to be prepared for emergency situations in our properties for the safety and security of tenants’ employees, visitors and local communities.

Emergency Kit Box in Elevator

KDXR has been placing boxes of emergency kit in the elevators in case of disaster and machine trouble.

Distribution of Emergency Action Manual Handbook

KDXR published a pocket-sized, portable emergency action manual handbook and distributed to tenants for emergencies including major earthquakes.

The handbook contains various helpful information in an emergency, such as response to major earthquakes, emergency relief activities and how to use AED.

Vending machines for disaster relief

KDXR has installed vending machines for disaster relief at some of its properties. In the event of a power outage caused by a disaster or similar event, products in the vending machine can be provided as relief beverages free of charge.

Improving Tenant Satisfaction

KFM and KDXR tries to enhance customer satisfaction through managing its properties. KFM and KDXR are also dedicated to increasing the satisfaction of the each REIT’s investors. To improve the quality of the properties and management performance, KFM and KDXR work in cooperation with property management companies, building management companies and other business partners.

Tenant Satisfaction Survey

Satisfaction survey for tenants in office buildings, shopping centers and healthcare facilities, i.e. the persons in charge of general affairs and employees, about building facilities and operational services, which is undertaken by a third party is conducted in every two years as a general rule.
Consecutive survey enables us to capture the tenant needs and quickly respond by renewal of facilities or implement refurbishment and receive strong intention to stay in the same building from tenants.

Contribution to Local Communities

KFM, managed REITs and Kenedix, Inc., the parent company of the Asset Management Company, have identified “Community engagement” as material topic and taking various unique initiatives to make positive contribution to the local communities.

Collaboration with Local Communities

KDX Realty Investment Corporation entered into agreements with Yoshikawa City, Ina Town, Konosu City and Ashikaga City under which a part of its properties under management, Unicus Yoshikawa, Unicus Ina, Unicus Konosu and Ashiko Town Ashikaga, respectively, can be used as a temporary shelter at times of emergency.

Local Events at Our Properties

We are making efforts to enliven local communities by holding community-participating events at our properties.

Roseo Mito
Roseo Festival
Summer Festival
Unicus Ina
Kamisato Farmers Market
Unicus Kamisato

Support for the Activities of Japan for UNHCR

KDX Realty Investment Corporation has been supporting Japan for UNHCR, which is the official contact point in Japan on behalf of UNHCR, a refugee support organization of United Nations, by providing common areas of its properties as locations for fund-raising activities to support refugees, showing their advertising video on the digital signages of our properties both for free. The letter of appreciation was given by Japan for UNHCR to KDX Realty Investment Corporation.

The Asset Management Company and KDX Realty Investment Corporation will continue to support efforts to achieve the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) by supporting the activities of Japan for UNHCR.

SDGs Event at Our Property

As part of its community contribution activities, KDX Realty Investment Corporation held an event to create a Christmas tree using local tenryu cedar trees at one of its properties, Sun Street Hamakita. This event not only increased the interest towards local forestry industry, but also contributed to raising awareness to SDGs.

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Social Contribution Initiatives by Kenedix, Inc.

J-REIT Study Session for University Students

We have provided J-REIT study session for university students to learn basic knowledge about J-REITs and structures of real estate funds.

High school Student Work Experience

Kenedix, Inc. provided work experience opportunities for high school students. In addition to the tour of Kenedix, Inc.`s office, they learned about the structure of real estate, real estate funds and the current status of women’s empowerment.

Donation to Mindanao Children’s Library

Support supplies are collected in KFM and Kenedix, Inc. and provided regularly to the Mindanao Children’s Library. By providing shoes, clothing, and stationery that are no longer needed by each employee, we provide support through recycling. Each year, local children who have received support supplies send us warm messages.