[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] The impressive milestones in 68 years of development of Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd., Japan's largest house construction company (1955)


(Worldkings.org) Daiwa House Industry is the largest house builder in Japan, as well as a large-scale real estate developer and freight logistics center operator. Its business involves the construction and development of factories, shopping malls, hotels, etc.

Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. is Japan's largest homebuilder, specializing in prefabricated houses. The company is also engaged in the construction of factories, shopping centers, health care facilities, the management and operation of resort hotels, golf courses and fitness clubs. Daiwa House also operates as a sales agency for HAL robot suits.


Daiwa House is also one of Japan's largest owner and operator of freight logistics centers, with over 250 logistics properties under management, and further expansion planned in this business segment.

The company was founded in 1955 in Osaka and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange, being a constituent of the TOPIX and Nikkei 225 stock indices.

The company’s milestones:

1955: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. was established. The Pipe House, the company's first product, was launched.

1959: Launched the first prefabricated house "Midget House".

1960: Established the company's first full-scale plant, the Sakai Factory in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture. 

1961: Listed on the First Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange, and then listed on the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges.


1965: Established the Nara Factory, Japan's first factory specializing in prefabricated houses.

1971: Exported approximately 500 units of houses and living facilities to Indonesia for Bechtel Corporation's West Irian mining development plan. 

1973: Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. fully entered the resort development business and began construction of Shikabe Leisure Village, Hokkaido.

1982: Started to specialize in the Rental housing business field and opened sales offices across Japan.

1983: Exported and constructed Japan's first full-fledged houses for China (Shanghai).

1995: Opened the first Roynet Hotel.


2011: Daiwa House Industry established a joint venture with the Vietnamese construction company Ricons, and started entering the Vietnamese market.

2012: The company established a joint venture with Malaysian construction company Sunway and started entering the Malaysian market.

2015: Daiwa House Industry acquired American homebuilder Stanley Martin Homes, and started expanding its presence in the U.S. market.

2018: The company established a joint venture with the Indian construction company Tata Projects, and expanded its presence in the Indian market.

2020: Started the full-scale introduction of power derived from renewable energy in its offices and construction sites on a national scale.

As of2021: Daiwa House Industry was one of the largest construction and real estate companies in Japan, with a strong presence in overseas markets.


According to Wikipedia & daiwahouse.com

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