Apartment for 86 cents a month: IKEA offers to live in a 10-meter apartment
IKEA has furnished a small apartment in downtown Tokyo, Japan. It will be handed over for only 99 yen (about 86 cents) per month. Why does the company need it and what kind of apartment it is, the newspaper said. VC.RU.
Rent is available only to members of the IKEA Family club. You can join it free of charge, for this you need to register on the company's website.
The area of such an apartment is only 10 sq. M. The company has made it two-tier. It has a sofa, work area, storage space, washing machine, bathroom and bed.
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Tokyo has 14 million inhabitants, and the demand for real estate is very high. So the company wants to show that you can live comfortably in tiny houses.
So far, only one apartment is available and it is fully furnished with IKEA furniture and accessories. CNN.
The company will accept applications from potential landlords until December 3. The store will then select one tenant and rent out the living space to him by January 15, 2023.
The tenant will have to pay for utilities on their own.
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Ten square meters is not much, but the company said they worked hard to make the most of the available floor space.
“One of the keys is the rational use of vertical space,” the company said in a statement.
This is not the first time Ikea has gone into real estate. The company has a joint venture BoKlok with Swedish construction company Skanska, which has built affordable modular homes in Sweden, Finland and Norway. In 2019, BoKlok launched a new home style for dementia patients, allowing them to continue living at home.
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