ISSAQUAH, Wash. -- Costco Cos. here said last week it has signed a lease to open its first warehouse in Japan -- a single-level facility of 135,000 square feet scheduled to open in late April in Fukuoka, in southern Japan. veloped and constructed by Torius, a real-estate development company based in Fukuoka. According to Jim Sinigal, Costco president and chief executive officer, "We believe Japan has the potential to be a strong market for Costco. This project allows Costco to operate its ...

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