about IMA

Institute of Marketing Architecture Co., Ltd. is a full service consultancy and planning team of professionals with expertise in the retail, distribution, food service, shopping center, resort and area development sectors. Institute of Marketing Architecture Co., Ltd. is led by Seiichi Mizuno, who integrated culture into the Japanese retail business and is known as the pioneer in new distribution development.

Unlike other consultancy companies, we take the unique approach in first creating a new marketing paradigm based on a specific hypothesis. Our wide range of services include business consulting rooted on actual experiences of core members across management and operation, new product and media development, event planning and execution.

Since our establishment in July, 1995, we have been commissioned for numerous projects which have encompassed large scale area re-development, new product development, launch of overseas firms into the Japanese market, consulting for corporate restructuring and so on.

Completed projects include “Roppongi Hills” and “Omotesando Hills” by Mori Building Co., urban type large scale commercial facilities in Tokyo: the former opened in April, 2003 and the latter opened in February, 2006. One of our hotel projects is “The Peninsula Hotel, Tokyo” opened in September 2007. “Shanghai World Financial Center”opened in last November was our first involvement in a large scale development in China.

Our recent activity is focused on restructuring program planning for local corporations in various trades by collaborating with local and international corporate restructuring funds.

One of our exceptional services is in global information sourcing. Through our global network, real-time information from around the world is gathered, selected and edited to suite the demands of the Japanese market.

Outline of the company

Name Institute of Marketing Architecture Co., Ltd.
Address #1005 ARK Hills Front Tower RoP
2-23-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
Establishment July, 1995
President Seiichi Mizuno

Service we offer include

  • - Marketing research
  • - Business consulting
  • - Corporate restructuring consulting
  • - Financial advice & corporate IPO advice
  • - Information sourcing
  • - Area development planning & research
  • - New product development & promotion planning
  • - Multi-media research & development
  • - Publishing
  • - Event planning & management
  • - Shop planning & management
  • - Architectural & interior design