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Success of Daibiru indicates 
a new age of building construction.

In 1925, two years after its foundation, Daibiru constructed ¨Daibiru Building,¨one of the major office buildings in western Japan in expectation of future concentration of businesses in cities. In 1927, construction of ¨Hibiya Daibiru Building¨ in Hibiya, Tokyo, was completed.The eight-story ¨Hibiya Daibiru Building¨ adopted the ¨core system¨ used for skyscrapers in New York. Numerous architects were impressed by Hibiya Daibiru Building's elegant exterior,which was the crystallization of Daibiru's passion for urban development.With the core system, common areas of a building, such as elevators, corridors, and hot and cold water supply facilities, are located at the center of the building.Its logicality and cost efficiency contributed to the progress in building concepts and was highly regarded by the Architectural Institute of Japan.The history of the Japanese office buildings is synonymous with the history of Daibiru, an enterprise that responds to the needs of the era.

Pinoeering Stage
1923 October Osaka Building Co., Ltd. (capital: 3 million yen) established through joint capital investment of three companies: O.S.K. Line, Ujigawa Electric Power Co., Ltd. and Nippon Electric Power Co., Ltd.
1925 September Construction of Daibiru-Honkan Building in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, completed.Picture1
1927 July Construction of Hibiya Daibiru Building No. 1 in Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, completed.
1931 April Construction of Hibiya Daibiru Building No. 2 next to Hibiya Daibiru Building No. 1 completed.Picture2
(旧)ダイビル本館 (旧)日比谷ダイビル(右:1号線/左:2号線)
During the War
1945 October Company name changed to Osaka Tatemono Co., Ltd.
1946 June Hibiya Daibiru Building No. 1 and No.2 seized (For 12 years and five months until December 1958 under the occupation of U.S. forces stationed in Japan).
Reinformaent Period
1958 April Construction of the South Wing of Shin-Daibiru Building in Dojimahama, Kita-ku, Osaka, completed.
1963 Octover Construction of the North Wing of Shin-Daibiru Building completed.Picture3
1968 June Construction of Yaesu Daibiru Building in Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, completed.Picture4
1983 December Listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1984 saptember Construction of Dojima Daibiru Building (ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka) in Dojimahama, Kita- ku, Osaka, completed.Picture5
(旧)新ダイビル 八重洲ダイビル 秋葉原ダイビル
Expansion Period
1989 October The first phase of the Hibiya Daibiru Building reconstruction project is completed and construction of a new building completed.Picture6
1992 January Company name changed to Daibiru Corporation.
2000 May Construction of Umeda Daibiru Building in Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, completed.Picture7
2004 October The Company became a consolidated subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
2005 March Construction of Akihabara Daibiru Building in Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo completed. (Redevelopment project in front of Akihabara Station) Picture 8
The Company acquired Shosen Mitsui Building (Toranomon Daibiru Building) in Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
日比谷ダイビル 梅田ダイビル 秋葉原ダイビル
2007 July The Company made "MOL Kosan Co., Ltd." a consolidated subsidiary.
2009 March Construction of Nakanoshima Daibiru Building in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, completed.(3-chome Nakanoshima joint development)Picture9
July Construction of Tosabori Daibiru Building in Tosabori, Nishi-ku, Osaka, completed.Picture10
中之島ダイビル 土佐堀ダイビル
2010 April The Company acquired (trust beneficial rights of) Aoyama Rise Square in Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
2012 January The Company made "Saigon Tower Co.,Ltd.(Currently Daibiru Saigon Tower Co.,Ltd.)" which owns "Saigon Tower" in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, a consolidated subsidiary. (Overseas expansion for the first time) Picture11
2013 Febrary The Daibiru-Honkan Building reconstruction project in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, completed and construction of new building completed. (The Company commemorated its 90th anniversary at the site of its establishment.)Picture12
2014 December The Company made “VIBANK-NGT Co.,Ltd.(Currently Daibiru CSB Co.,Ltd.)" which owns the “CornerStone Building" in Hanoi, Vietnam, a consolidated subsidiary.Picture13

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2015 March The Shin-Daibiru Building reconstruction project in Dojimahama, Kita-ku, Osaka, completed and construction of new building completed.Picture14

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