HafH has opened a new directly-managed facility called “HafH Goto The Pier” in the popular immigration destination of Goto City, which includes rental offices with meeting rooms and registration capability. The facility opened on April 1, 2020. In addition, HafH is holding the “Spring Co-living Campaign – First Term Recruitment” at its existing directly-managed facilities in Nagasaki prefecture, and is also recruiting on-site community managers.
KabuK Style Inc. (Representative Director: Kenji Sunada / Ryo Osera) has opened “HafH Goto The Pier” as a direct store of the flat-rate housing service “HafH” in Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, and will start accepting tenants from April 1, 2020. This is the third direct store in Nagasaki Prefecture and the first outside Nagasaki City. Located in the popular destination of Goto City, it is equipped with meeting rooms and offices, and can be used as a trial destination for relocation or as a base for the “workation” initiative that Goto City is promoting.
Prior to the opening of the Goto City store, the “Spring Co-living Campaign – First Period Recruitment” has started at the existing two stores in Nagasaki City. The target residency period is three months from April to June 2020, with one month’s free rent, and the rent is effectively 54,000 yen (including security deposit, key money, utilities, Wi-Fi, and HafH accommodation rights for 10 days every month). At the Goto City store, there is also a recruitment for a community manager position for non-residents of the island.
Summary: KabuK Style has opened “HafH Goto The Pier” as a direct store of the flat-rate housing service “HafH” in Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, from April 1, 2020. It is also conducting the “Spring Co-living Campaign – First Period Recruitment” at the three direct stores in Nagasaki Prefecture, “SAI Garden The Pier,” which include a free rent offer. In addition, a recruitment for a community manager position is available for non-residents of the island at the Goto City store.
- HafH’s directly operated store “HafH Goto The Pier” to open in the popular city of Goto as a destination for relocation from April 1, 2020
- The third directly operated store of the flat-rate residence service “HafH” in Nagasaki Prefecture, “HafH Goto The Pier,” will open next to the hotel “SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO” in Goto City.
The concept is “The Pier, where people living a new lifestyle born anew in the beautiful seas of the Goto Islands gather.” A community with diverse values from around the world will be born in Goto City, where white sandy beaches and beautiful blue seas spread out.
Facility introduction: We have prepared a shared house with private rooms (6 rooms), a meeting room that anyone can use, and small office space (2 rooms) that can be registered and used for a minimum of one month, utilizing the second floor space of the “SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO” in Goto City. The café space on the first floor of the SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO is available as a co-working space. You can enjoy delicious coffee while talking to hotel visitors or participating in events with local people. You can encounter people, knowledge, and opportunities that you would not know in your daily life, while being enveloped in the relaxed atmosphere unique to the island.
<Facility Overview> Name: HafH Goto The Pier Location: 1-7-12 Buke-yashiki, Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan Area: 152 square meters (about 46 tsubo) Number of Beds/Rooms: 6 beds in total (6 private rooms with a capacity of 1 person each), 1 meeting room, 2 small office spaces
About SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO:
The Yamaya brothers, who were impressed by the diverse attractions of Goto, including beautiful sea and mountain views, local cuisine, the history of the Hidden Christians registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the group of churches, moved from Tokyo and have been accepting many guests since they renovated an existing hotel and opened it as SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO. Encounter with beautiful scenery, encounter with delicious food, encounter with deep history and culture, and encounter with warm people. There are many wonderful chance encounters (SERENDIPITY) on this island, which is why the hotel name “SERENDIP” was born. Of course, HafH members can also use this base. Short stays are available at SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO, and long stays are available at HafH Goto The Pier. We will continue to accept diverse lifestyles at one base.
HafH “SERENDIP HOTEL GOTO”: https://hafh.com/properties/114
About Goto City:
Goto city is composed of 11 inhabited islands and 52 uninhabited islands located about 100 kilometers west of Nagasaki City in Nagasaki Prefecture. It is a tourist destination rich in natural landscapes such as beautiful sandy beaches and cultural and historical assets, and has the constituent assets of “Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region” registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, and is gaining attention in tourism. The population is decreasing overall, with 36,728 people as of the end of November 2019, but 202 people moved to Goto city shin the year from April 2018 to March 2019, and the number of migrants has tripled since two years ago. They are also focusing on “workation” (a style of finding a place to work while taking paid leave and traveling), and in fiscal year 2019, about 50 people from outside the island participated in workation tours.
2.Recruitment has begun for residents of “HafH Goto The Pier”. To coincide with this, a “Spring Co-Living Campaign – First Recruitment Period” with free rent will be held at the three HafH directly managed facilities in Nagasaki prefecture, “SAI・Garden・The Pier”.
During this campaign, from April to June for three months, the monthly usage fee of HafH, which is normally 82,000 yen/month, will come with “one month of free rent”, making it 54,000 yen/month in actuality. The campaign includes everything such as security deposits, key money, guarantee deposits, utility costs, Wi-Fi, breakfast, and furniture, making it possible to experience co-living without any additional expenses. In addition, it is possible to use the entire HafH network for 10 days per month. On weekdays, you can live in HafH in Nagasaki, and on weekends, you can stretch your legs around the HafH network around the world. You can choose your favorite place, lifestyle, and work style.
[Resident Recruitment Conditions] Age, gender, nationality, place of origin, religion, etc. are not questioned. Applicants under the age of 18 require a consent form from their parents. Ability to communicate at a minimum level necessary for shared living. Group applications are also accepted. If you wish to live there after July, you can apply for the second recruitment period (free rent is only for the first time).
[Application method] Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to Mr. Kawaguchi. Name (all members if in a group) Which facility you would like to reside in (SAI/Garden/The Pier) Reason for application Special notes (if any)
[Scheduled after application] Interview in February (possible online) Start communication between residents from March Move in from April 1st
- Job Posting: Community Manager for HafH Goto The Pier, Limited to Immigrants from Outside the Island
HafH Goto The Pier is seeking a community manager who will live on site and engage in community building with other residents for three months, while also serving as the point of contact for HafH members.
[Qualifications] Currently residing outside of Goto City Age, gender, nationality, place of origin, and religion are not important. Applicants under 18 years old must have their parent’s consent.
[Salary, Employment Type, and Benefits] Hourly wage: 850 yen, approximately 20-25 hours per week Part-time job Eligible for social insurance and employment insurance
[Responsibilities] Communication with local residents and hotel guests Planning events Creating rules for communal living, such as laundry and cleaning Procuring necessary supplies Serving as a point of contact for residents
[Application Process] Please send an email to email@example.com addressed to Mr. Kawaguchi with the following information:
- Reason for applying
- Special notes (if any)
[After Application] Interviews will be scheduled as applications are received.