Akira Mori was bornon 12 July 1936 in Tokyo, Japan, Japan. Akira Mori is #287 in List Billionaires People In The World. Akira Mori is the chairman, co-CEO and owner of real estate developer Mori Trust. Mori Trust owns more than 100 properties in Tokyo and across Japan, including office buildings and hotels. In 2016, Akira Mori appointed his daughter, Miwako Date, to President and co-CEO of Mori Trust. Mori Trust purchased two office buildings in Boston in December 2016. Mori Trust said in December 2016 that it planned to invest $7 billion in new projects over the next decade.
He expressed interest in expanding the company's Tokyo real estate portfolio in 2013 in the midst of economic reforms being enacted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Akira headed Mori Trust, while his brother headed what was left of the Mori Building company until his death on March 8, 2012
Following their father's death in 1993, he and his older brother Minoru Mori inherited the family business and in 1999 they split it after a falling-out
He formally joined Mori Building as an employee in 1972
He attended Keio University, graduating in 1960 and joining Yasuda Trust & Banking (now part of Mizuho Trust & Banking)
Akira Mori (森 章, Mori Akira, born 12 July 1936) is the president and CEO of Mori Trust, a real estate developer in Tokyo, Japan and an offshoot of Mori Building, the company his father Taikichiro Mori founded in 1959