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Niseko: The Established Japanese Ski Spot Sharpening Up Its Act
Suitcase - 23 January 2023
With its open-powder bowls, exceptional tree runs and sweeping views of Mount Yōtei, Niseko might just be our favourite place to hit the piste. Join us as we explore the Japanese town’s new spa hotel, coolest slope side bars and award-winning menus
Seven New Ski Stays We Can’t Wait to Visit
Suitcase - 10 January 2023
From a Japanese wellness retreat to a design-led Swiss hideaway, these are the boltholes worth waxing your skis for
REVIEW: SETSU NISEKO
Travel + Leisure - 25 October 2022
Japan is reopen just in time for ski season. We got a first look at the newest luxury hotel in Hokkaido’s winter wonderland, which grand-opens in December. There is a classicC Chinese Tang Dynasty poem, “Setsu Getsu Ka,” that invokes the beauty and purity of Setsu (snow), as well as seasons: Getsu (moon) in reference to autumn, and Ka (flowers) as experienced in spring. Nestled near the base of one of Japan’s perhaps one of the world’s greatest powder playgrounds, with floor-to-ceiling windows letting in nature and photography reflecting it on the walls, the new Setsu Niseko embraces its name in full.
Four New Hotels in Ski Country That Are Worth Their Weight in Snow
Bloomberg - 14 October 2022
Niseko, the renowned ski town in northern Japan, just welcomed a set of luxury hotel residences at Setsu Niseko. Wooden interiors, tatami rooms, shoji screens, and private outdoor onsens open onto dramatic views of Mount Yotei and Mount Annupuri.
SC Global’s Setsu Niseko Is Both A Luxurious Holiday Home and An Investment
PIN Prestige - 29 June 2022
买来做投资的房产，一般上不会给人家的温暖。新加坡房地产商SC Global在日本北海道滑雪胜地二世谷的豪华度假房产，融入日本待客之道，打造‘温暖牌’房产投资，不只注入家的温馨，还‘配备’无敌景致——夏季坐拥满山绿意，冬季投身迷人雪景。这是一个度假时的安乐窝，也是投资的房产项目！8月12日——记下来：Setsu Niseko正式营业。
Setsu Niseko wins top prize at Asia-Pacific condominium awards
The Hokkaido Shimbun Press - 16 February 2022
Setsu Niseko, a large-scale condominium complex scheduled to pre-open this summer in the Hirafu district of the town of Kutchan in the Niseko region, has won the highest award in the condominium interior design category at the 16th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, the largest real-estate awards event in the Asia-Pacific region.
These 5 New Restaurants Are About To Take Niseko Dining To The Next Level
Ski Asia - 7 February 2022
Setsu Niseko is set to breathe new life into Niseko's culinary landscape. The highly anticipated opening of Setsu Niseko later this year will mark the completion of one of Niseko’s most ambitious and exciting condominium hotel developments in recent times.
A Serendipitous Ski Holiday: From Sprained Knee to Setsu Niseko
Powderlife - 11 January 2022
Reputed across Asia for its embodiment of luxury living, Singaporean developer SC Global has been creating beautifully crafted apartments renowned for their quality and attention to detail for 25 years.
SC Global’s Simon Cheong is making his next bet in Niseko
The Peak Singapore - 7 January 2022
The new Setsu Niseko resort by SC Global will be the largest in the Grand Hirafu area and is available to investors.
Setsu Niseko by SC Global Developments is an up-and-coming luxury resort residence at the heart of Japan’s Niseko, the Aspen of Asia
Robb Report Singapore - 16 December 2021
From design to food and wellness, Setsu Niseko ticks all the boxes for creating the quintessential après-ski experience.
Winter Getaway: 5 Best Luxury Resorts in Niseko, Japan to Visit
Tatler - 10 December 2021
If you’re looking for something completely brand new, Setsu Niseko is worth a visit. It is also the first luxury property that SC Global, a Singapore developer for exclusive luxury residences, opened in Niseko.
Luxury developer SC Global unveils resort residence Setsu Niseko in Hokkaido, Japan
EdgeProp Singapore - 2 December 2021
SC Global has announced that Setsu Niseko, its maiden luxury resort residence in Hokkaido, Japan, will be ready to receive its first guests in the summer of 2022.
Inspired Living: A Beautiful Synthesis of Japanese Design and Sensibility
Powderlife - 1 January 2021
Redefining luxury in Niseko, SC Global’s vision was to create architecture that balances the honest purity of Japanese design with contemporary luxuries, to create a space that is reassuring, warm and inviting whilst encapsulating the Japanese spirit.
5 Notable New Developments on Tap for 2021
Mansion Global - 27 December 2020
Luxury residential developers have had to rethink their strategies as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. For many, that’s meant going back to the drawing board to adjust floor plans to include office space, expand outdoor areas and add amenities like air filtration systems and touchless technology. That has meant delays.
Setsu Set to Redefine Hirafu Condo Style
Powderlife - 1 March 2020
Foundation works are underway on Niseko’s largest condominium development to date, Setsu Niseko. The building will undoubtedly change the face of Hirafu, and shift the village’s centre of balance eastwards in regards to both its size and the retail, hospitality and activity it will bring to the precinct.
Lured by Deep Powder, Foreigners Are Investing in the Aspen of Japan
The New York Times - 26 November 2019
By any measure, Reiko Suzuki was leading a great life. She'd lived in the United States, had a solid job with a major Japanese company, a husband and two children, and she enjoyed downhill skiing with her family every winter. But then she became obsessed with a mountain.
Hirafu’s next big thing Setsu Niseko breaks ground
Powderlife - 29 April 2019
A traditional Shinto ground breaking ceremony has marked the start of construction on Setsu Niseko – the largest condominium to be built in Niseko to date. Renowned Singaporean developer SC Global is behind the project which is located in a large, prominent plot of land on one of Hirafu’s main streets.
Setsu Niseko: Your dream holiday home in Niseko
The Peak Singapore - 30 December 2018
With 190 fully-furnished freehold apartments, Setsu Niseko is located in the prime area of Niseko’s Grand Hirafu village. It’s a testament to Niseko’s appeal that property developments in the past decade have gone beyond hotels to include residences, allowing the international jet set to enjoy the comforts of home away from home.
Singapore real estate developer hops on Niseko bandwagon
Nikkei Asia - 1 December 2018
Five years ago, the self-made real estate mogul from Singapore sprained his knee while skiing at Niseko, then a moderately popular ski destination on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Unable to return to the slopes, he hobbled around town, his attention gradually drawn to the area's potential as a first-class resort rather than the middling reputation it had at the time.
Luxury Hokkaido hotel and residence to preview in S'pore
PropertyGuru - 30 November 2018
SC Global Developments revealed on Thursday (29 Nov) that it will hold private previews in Singapore this week for a luxury hotel apartment residence in Hokkaido, Japan. Dubbed Setsu Niseko, the 190-unit development represents its maiden construction project in the country, where it has previously bought a commercial property in Ginza, Tokyo.
SC Global launches luxury ski resort residence Setsu Niseko in Japan
EdgeProp Singapore - 29 November 2018
On Nov 29, Singapore-based luxury developer SC Global Developments launched its latest residential offering, the 190-unit Setsu Niseko luxury hotel residence in Niseko, located in the northern prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Niseko, famous for its powder-like snow has three major ski resorts on Mount Niseko-Annupuri - Grand Hirafu, Niseko Village and Annupuri, which cover most of the southeastern half of the mountain.
Setsu Niseko will set new benchmarks in design and luxury living.
SC Global launches luxury resort residence in Niseko, Japan
Press release on November 29, 2018
SC Global names its' first luxury resort residence in Japan
Press release on March 12, 2018