TOKYO — Yahoo Japan will vacate 40% of its Tokyo office space by November as it expects the COVID-necessitated work-from-home trend to gain permanence.
The subsidiary of SoftBank-backed Z Holdings will return about 30,000 sq. meters, more than four soccer fields worth, of office space, when leases expire.
It will empty out seven of 20 floors at its Kioi Tower headquarters, in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward, and all five floors that it has in Akasaka K Tower, in Minato Ward.
Only about 10% of Yahoo’s…