Corporate
Information

Since the Meiji era, we have navigated the winds of the times,
both shaping and growing with a new age.

Corporate Milestones

1888 Establishment of Masuoka Shoten.

Masuoka Shoten (Kure-shi, Hiroshima) where it all began.

1908 Reorganization under the direction Tosaku Masuoka and the launch of construction business and pursuit of business as an official naval contractor.
1932 Establishment of branch offices in Osaka, Yokosuka, Iwakuni, Hiroshima, and Hiro.
1935 Establishment of branch offices in Tokyo, Sasebo, and Korea (Jinhae).
1943 Establishment of the Central Committee of the Association to Regulate Japanese Civil Engineering and Construction as a wartime collaboration system.
1945 Establishment of the Kure City Recovery Construction Association at the end of the war.
Transformation of Masuoka Shoten from a member of the military-industrial complex to a post-war peacetime company, and its immediate engagement in recovery efforts.
1946August Corporate registration of Masuoka Shoji Co., Ltd. (originally the logistics department of Masuoka Shoten).
1947 Decision to establish the Tokyo Branch Office of Masuoka Gumi. Unveiling of the proposal for the TEKKO BUILDING project.
1948February Corporate registration of Masuoka Architectural Contractors Inc. (originally the construction division of Masuoka Shoten).
1948November Corporate registration of Chugoku Jari K.K. (originally the concrete aggregate division of Masuoka Shoten, and currently called Chugoku Bussan Corp.)
1949September 16 Launch of Tekko Kaikan K.K. (President: Tosaku Masuoka, Address: 7-banchi Shibatori-Shinmachi, Minato-ku, Tokyo). Capitalized with JPY5,000,000, the company was established to engage in real estate sale/acquisition, leasing/rental, brokerage services and other businesses related to these fields.

View of the TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1) construction site.

1949November Start of construction of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1).
1950 Corporate name changed from Tekko Kaikan K.K. to the company’s current name Tekko Building Co., Ltd.
1951July Completion of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1) (Gross floor area: 26,835m²).

Panoramic view of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1) soon after completion.

1951December Relocation of head office to 1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
1954March Completion of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 2) (Gross floor area of Building No. 1 and 2: 46,368m²).

Completion of TEKKO BUIDING (No. 2).

1958November Completion of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1) annex construction, increasing the combined gross floor area of Building No. 1 and 2 to 60,943m².
1964April Commencement of real estate appraisal, site preparation, and sales business.
1969January Completion of the 9F extension to TEKKO BUILDING (No. 2), increasing the combined gross floor area of Building No. 1 and 2 to 62,766m².

View of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1 and 2) after completion of 1st stage extension work.

1970January Head office address changed to 1-8-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo to reflect revisions to the Japanese addressing system.
1970June Completion of the 9F extension to TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1), increasing the combined gross floor area of Building No. 1 and 2 to 66,280m².

View of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 1 and 2) after completion of 2nd stage extension work (addition of the 9F).

1970November Establishment of the Hiroshima branch office (1-2-22 Kamiyacho, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken)
1971 Registration as a licensed real estate broker (Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
1972August Registration as a licensed real estate appraiser (Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
1977August Establishment of Biru Kanzai Co., Ltd., and assignment of building maintenance work to this company.
1979 Building acquisition (Nishi-Chuo 1-Chome, Kure-shi)
1992June Opening of the Kure Hankyu Hotel

Kure Hankyu Hotel

1997December Completion of the triple-level parking facility on the west side of TEKKO BUILDING (No. 2)
2000September Renewal construction work on the façade of TEKKO BUILDING No. 2
2002September Completion of the connecting hall with Otemachi Station
2004 Relocation of the Hiroshima branch office to 1-1-17 Chuo, Kure-shi, Hiroshima-ken
2012April Relocation of the head office to 2-6-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
2013April Launch of construction of the new TEKKO BUILDING
2015October Completion of construction of TEKKO BUILDING (Main Building and South Tower)
2016February TEKKO BUILDING grand open
Oakwood Premier Tokyo open
2019September 70th anniversary
2020March Tackle 12 SDGs with the aim of contributing to sustainable development.

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