One Bright Kobe Co., Ltd.
Japan’s first waterside arena surrounded by 270-degree ocean “Kobe Arena Project” to start full-scale operation in spring 2025
One Bright Kobe Co., Ltd. (Address: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, President Jun Shibuya) is launching the Kobe Arena Project, a redevelopment project for the city center and waterfront area based on the grand design of the Port City Kobe promoted by Kobe City. We are pleased to inform you that we will start full-scale operations in preparation for the opening of the 2025 Osaka/Kansai Expo in April. 1. About Kobe Arena Project
Smart Value Co., Ltd. (Headquarters), which is engaged in
administrative digitalization and smart cities centered on cloud services, as an operating company that has acquired the preferential negotiation rights in 2021 for the Shinko Jetty West District (No. 2 Jetty) redevelopment project publicly offered by Kobe City. : Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Director and Representative Executive Officer Jun Shibuya) and NTT DoCoMo Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO Motoyuki Ii) will work together to develop the arena development plan NTT Urban Development Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President Hiroshi Tsujigami) is a
privately-established and privately-owned arena project by a consortium of three companies.
The raison d’être of this project is to raise the heart rate of the world. Based on the arena, we will create new surprises and excitement through the fusion of sports, entertainment, and digital while co-creating with various partners. , we will promote Kobe’s landmark project that we can be proud of for the next generation. In addition, we will work to realize a sustainable society, aiming to contribute to the revitalization of the area around the arena on a daily basis and create an arena that solves social issues.
Bird’s-eye view of Kobe Arena (provisional name)
2. Arena facilities
The exterior design of the arena, which will open on the 30th anniversary of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, expresses the image of “transmitting excitement and excitement from Kobe and spreading its wings to the world.” After opening, home games will be held as the home ground of “Nishinomiya Stokes” belonging to B.LEAGUE
(professional basketball league), and the facility will be able to accommodate various events such as music concerts, sporting events, and MICE.
Night view image
basketball game image
music concert image
3. Equipment outline
■ Project name: Shinko Jetty West Area (Second Jetty) Redevelopment Project ■ Location: 130-2 Shinkocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City
■Facility name: Kobe Arena (provisional name)
■ Site area: about 23,700 square meters
■ Total floor area: about 31,800 square meters
■ Capacity: Approximately 10,000 people
■ Opening date: April 2025 (planned)
■ Land owner: Kobe City
■ Building owner: NTT Urban Development Corporation
■Operating company: One Bright Kobe Co., Ltd.
■ Design and construction company: Obayashi Corporation
4. Looking for partners
We are looking for partners who can support this project in
preparation for its opening.
1) Companies and organizations interested in providing and jointly developing technologies and services to realize the vision of this project
2) Companies and organizations interested in sponsoring this arena 3) Companies and organizations interested in using this arena for performances 4) Companies and organizations interested in opening tenants of this arena facility
For inquiries, please use the form below to send us your
company/organization name and inquiry details.
We will get back to you as soon as possible.
Official website inquiry form (https://www.kobearena.jp/inquiry/) 5. Recruitment of project members
For the opening of the new arena, we are looking for open-minded and professional colleagues who will proactively lead the planning and create together. Please see the official website for details. (https://www.kobearena.jp/)
6. Location map
Smart Value has concluded a business partnership agreement with the city of Kobe for “creating the future of the city center and waterfront areas”, and is working on industry-government-academia co-creation using technology.・We aim to further revitalize the waterfront area.
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