IBM Hakozaki Facility

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IBM Hakozaki Facility
IBM箱崎ビル(三井倉庫箱崎ビル)
25 story office tower
IBM Hakozaki Facility
Location of the Hokozaki Building within Tokyo
Location of the Hokozaki Building within Tokyo
Location within Tokyo
General information
Location Tokyo, Japan
Country Japan
Coordinates 35°40′43″N 139°47′14″E / 35.6786°N 139.7872°E / 35.6786; 139.7872
Completed 1989
Client IBM
Owner Mitsui-Soko
Height 108.32 m (355.4 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 25
Floor area 135,601 m2 (1,459,600 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Takenaka Corporation

IBM Hakozaki Facility (IBM箱崎ビル or 三井倉庫箱崎ビル) located in Nihonbashi-Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, is IBM's largest building in Japan, in terms of the number of people working there. It mainly houses IBM's marketing and market support departments, and, since October 2009, headquarters, which moved from Roppongi, Tokyo. It was built for IBM in 1989.

General Description[edit]

IBM Hakozaki Facility is located at 19-21 Nihonbashi-Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, on the right bank of the Sumida River. It houses mainly IBM's marketing and systems engineering departments, and is IBM's largest facility in Japan, in terms of the number of people working there. Because of the seminars and demonstrations of the latest products and services frequently held there, it is also familiar to many users and potential users of IBM.

Its main building was completed in 1989, designed by Takenaka Corporation, and is owned and leased by Mitsui-Soko, Mitsui Group's warehousing & distribution company.[1] The building complex also houses cafeterias, restaurants, a post office, a bookstore, a gym and a tea ceremony house.

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The facility can be accessed from the Suitengūmae Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, the Ningyōchō Station on the Toei Asakusa Line, the Tokyo City Air Terminal, and from Metropolitan Tokyo bus line's busstop.

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Coordinates: 35°40′43″N 139°47′14″E / 35.6786°N 139.7872°E / 35.6786; 139.7872