InterContinental Hotels Group has signed an agreement with Osaka Station North Yard development project to open a luxury hotel and high-end residences in Osaka city under the InterContinental brand.
Both the hotel and residences are scheduled to open in 2013. Osaka Station has been designated by the city as a special zone for urban redevelopment. The group now has six InterContinental hotels in Tokyo and Okinawa.
See the full press release here: http://www.ihgplc.com/index.asp?PageID=116&NewsID=2500