Obayashi Corporation

Obayashi Corporation
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?) (TYO: 1802) is one of five major Japanese construction companies along with Shimizu Corporation, Takenaka Corporation, Kajima Corporation, and Taisei Corporation. It is one of the Nikkei 225 corporations. Headquarters are in Minato, Tokyo.

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 Kyoto Station Building and Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) Center in Tokyo.

Corporate timeline

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
1980s 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
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

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