The average cost of office rent in Yokohama is about 60% that of Tokyo. Most companies which have offices in Yokohama cite cost-performance as a reason for coming to the city. In addition, fluctuation of office rent in Yokohama is much less than that of Tokyo. It is possible to slash fixed costs by relocating to Yokohama, and it would also be easier to forecast business costs in the future. Located within the metropolitan area, Yokohama offers a much more reasonable and comfortable office environment.