On-Site Report The "sharing economy" is starting to show us new ways in which it can benefit people both in their personal and professional lives. One example that has caught on here in Japan is car sharing with multi-layered support system for customers. Additionally, there is a new type of sharing called "skill-sharing" that is starting to gain attention. World Perspective The real estate market in Southeast Asia has been expecting rapidly, matching the pace of the region's economic growth. In Thailand, demand for condominiums has been particularly strong in recent years. Japanese firms have been jumping into the market, and are helping to drive competition through joint ventures with local developers.