[Japan’s First] Flat-rate condominium repair service “Menpaku”, business tie-up with drone companies

OWNERS CLUB CORPORATION [Japan’s First] Flat-rate condominium repair service “Menpaku”, business tie-up with drone companies Application of drone technology to accuracy improvement and work efficiency improvement in building diagnosis of apartments etc. ………………………………………………………………………………………… OWNERS CLUB Co., Ltd. (Reading: Owners Club, Head Office: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Representative Director: Shuichiro Iwaya), which operates Japan’s first flat-rate condominium repair service “Membak”, develops combined services utilizing drones Business tie-up with Drone Frontier (Head office: Adachi-ku, Tokyo; Representative director: Takumi Yumi) [Image 1

Mr. Iwaya, representative of OWNERS CLUB, Inc. (right) and Mr. Yaki, representative of drone frontier, Inc. (left) Background of business alliance Japan is behind in comparison with Western countries in the awareness regarding maintenance for maintaining and utilizing its functionality, including rental housing, and as a result, the number of vacant houses that can not be maintained in recent years has increased and serious society There is a problem. The main reason is that long-term repair plans are formulated, and the know-how to manage funds for that is not well understood by real estate owners. To provide repair services that maintain buildings over the long term with a minimum and realistic expenditure system, the company will use a building survey based on the drone shooting technology owned by Drone Frontier Inc. This business partnership has been reached because it can be applied. [Image 2

Expected synergy through business alliance By carrying out a building diagnosis using a drone, it becomes possible to level the technology of building diagnosis that conventionally required an experienced craftsman, and a quicker, more efficient and reliable survey becomes possible. . In addition, scaffolding for research can be omitted, and research costs can be significantly reduced. As a result, the cost reduction of “Menpaku” will be more attractive to real estate owners than ever before. With mempaku With a flat monthly maintenance fee, Membak is the first flat-rate system in Japan to provide repair work for the entire apartment structure and maintenance thereafter, such as repair and painting of exterior walls and corridors and waterproof work for rooftops and balconies, for 15 years. It is an apartment repair service. We plan repair plan of the whole building with maintenance fee of around 3-8% of wages, and we perform from plan to repair and maintenance thereafter consistently. In the seventh year of its founding, we have received contracts for more than 120 buildings, mainly in Fukuoka Prefecture and Yamaguchi Prefecture, and since 2019 we have started nationwide development. [Image 3

Some excerpts on the growth potential of flat-rate condominium repair service “Menpaku” [Video 2: https://prtimes.jp/api/movieim.php?t=youtube&url=www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkFX0jXemaY] With building diagnosis that utilized drone In conventional building diagnosis, it was building diagnosis that needs knowledge and sense based on practical experience for a certain period, such as visual inspection by a craftsman to carry out and consultation examination, but the number of craftsmen workers is decreasing today. In addition, it was necessary to set up a scaffolding for the survey, and in addition to the cost substantially spent on repair, enormous survey costs were required. In the building diagnosis using a drone, it is possible to detect the floating of tiles from cracks of 0.1 mm unit from the drone shooting video / image by automatic analysis by AI, etc. and does not require the knowledge and sense of the craftsman . It also eliminates the need for scaffolding for research. This survey technology is already used for large buildings, bridge girders of expressways, and bridges. Company Profile
■ OWNERS CLUB CORPORATION Business name: OWNERS CLUB Co., Ltd. President and CEO: Shuichiro Iwaya Date of establishment: October 1, 2012 Location: 1-2-25 Kumanishi, Yahata Nishi-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture Description of business: Membrane business URL: www.ownersclub.co.jp/
■ Drone Frontier Inc. Business name: Drone Frontier Inc. Representative: Yuka Takumi Date of establishment: March 13, 2017 Location: 38-1 Senju Asahicho, Adachi-ku, Tokyo Tokyo Denki University Senju Annex 4F Description of business: Drone related business URL: www.drone-frontier.co.jp

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