Obayashi Corporation

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Obayashi Corporation
Public KK
Traded asTYO: 1802
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry
FoundedOsaka, Japan (January 1892 (1892-01))
FounderYoshigoro Obayashi
HeadquartersShinagawa Intercity Tower B, 2-15-2, Kōnan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8502, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Kenji Hasuwa, (CEO and President)
Services
RevenueIncrease $ 17.28 billion USD (FY 2018.3) (¥ 1,901 billion JPY) (FY 2018.3)
Increase $ 1.25 billion USD (FY 2018.3) (¥ 137.8 billion JPY) (FY 2018.3)
Number of employees
14,359 (consolidated) (as of March 31, 2018)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references
[1][2]
Osaka Obayashi Building, registered headquarters of Obayashi Corp. in Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan

Obayashi Corporation (株式会社大林組, Kabushiki-gaisha Ōbayashi Gumi) is one of five major Japanese construction companies along with Shimizu Corporation, Takenaka Corporation, Kajima Corporation, and Taisei Corporation. It is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is one of the Nikkei 225 corporations.[3] Its headquarters are in Minato, Tokyo. In 2018, Obayashi was ranked 15th place on ENR's list of Top 250 Global Contractors[4], the highest rank among Japanese Contractors[5].

Established in 1892 in Osaka, Obayashi operates in Japan and other countries, especially Southeast Asia and Australia, as well as the United States and Europe. Major landmarks in Japan include the Kyoto Station Building and Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) Center in Tokyo, as well as the Tokyo Skytree.

Obayashi has 86 subsidiaries and 26 affiliated companies in Japan, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and North America.[6]

In February 2012 it announced plans to build a space elevator by 2050.[7]

Corporate timeline[edit]

  • 1892: Obayashi, a Building Construction and Civil Engineering Construction Contractor founded by Yoshigoro Obayashi in Osaka
  • 1936: Obayashi Corporation (OC) established
  • 1969: Surfrider Hotel, HI completed
  • 1970: Princess Kaiulani Hotel, HI completed
  • 1972: Obayashi America Corporation (OAC) established in Los Angeles
  • 1975: Hotel Kyoto Inn San Francisco, CA completed
  • 1978: James E. Roberts - Obayashi Corporation (RO) joins the Obayashi Group
  • 1981: Obayashi Corporation San Francisco Office established (Civil Engineering Construction)
  • 1982: Obayashi Corporation opens office in New York
  • 1988: Toyota Manufacturing Facility, KY completed
  • 1989: E.W. Howell Co., Inc. (EWH) joins the Obayashi Group
  • 1991: NEC Roseville Semiconductor Plant Mega-Line, CA completed
  • 1991: Delta Center/Utah Jazz Arena, UT completed
  • 1993: OC America Construction Inc. (OCAC) established in Los Angeles
  • 1994: OC Real Estate Management, LLC (OCREM) organized in Los Angeles
  • 1997: Sumitomo Sitix of Phoenix, AZ completed
  • 1997: Matsushita Semiconductor (MASCA), WA completed
  • 1998: Komatsu Silicon America, OR completed
  • 1998: San Bernardino (Arrowhead) Medical Center, CA completed
  • 2001: Applied Materials (AMAT), CA completed
  • 2002: Obayashi USA, LLC (OUSA) established in Los Angeles
  • 2002: Obayashi Construction, Inc. (OCI) established in Los Angeles
  • 2003: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Central Plant, CA completed
  • 2003: Interstate Distributors, CA completed
  • 2005: John S. Clark Company, LLC (JSC) joins the Obayashi Group
  • 2007: Webcor, LP joins the Obayashi Group

Notable Constructions[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obayashi Company Overview". Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Obayashi Corporate Report" (PDF). Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  4. ^ "ENR's 2018 Top 250 Global Contractors 1-100". www.enr.com. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  5. ^ "ENR's 2018 Top 250 Global Contractors 1-100". www.enr.com. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  6. ^ "Obayashi Global Network". Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  7. ^ The Japan Times Obayashi planning nanotube 'space elevator' in 2050 February 23, 2012
  8. ^ "Obayashi Projects - Stadiums". Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  9. ^ a b "Obayashi Projects - Railways". Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  10. ^ "Tunnel Crossing Saigon River and New Thu Thiem Road". Retrieved March 20, 2014.

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