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History of Tokyu Land Corporation

1950s to the 1960s As a Great Local Brand

1918
The Den-en Toshi Company was established under the leadership of Eiichi Shibusawa.
Corporate
1923
TLC began the sale of the Tamagawadai residential district (current Den-en-chofu) based on Japan's first "garden city" plan.
Development
1928
Meguro-Kamata Railway Co., the predecessor of Tokyu Corporation, merges with Den-en Toshi Co.
Corporate
1953
Tokyu Corporation spins off real estate division that becomes TOKYU LAND CORPORATION (TLC).
Real estate sales, gravel, recreational faclity, and advertising business operations are transferred from Tokyu Corporation to TLC(Chairman:Keita Goto, President: Noboru Goto).
Corporate
1955
Construction of Daikanyama Tokyu Apartment (Japan's first luxury rental apartment complex for foreign nationals) is completed.
Residences
1956
TLC is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (reassigned to the First Section of the TSE in1961).
Corporate
Shibuya sales office opens, making TLC's full-scale entry into the real estate intermediary business.
Group
1958
Completion of Tokyu Skyline
Completion of first condominiums in the real estate industry
Condominiums
1959
Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd. is established.
Construction business assets and trade rights are transferred from TLC to Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd.
Group
1961
Tokyu Agency, Inc. is established.
Assets and trade rights concerning advertising business are transferred from TLC to Tokyu Agency, Inc.
Group
TLC and Mitsubishi Bank team up to offer the "Tokyu-Mitsubishi Home Loan Program" (Japan's first loan program offered through a corporate partnership)
Condominiums
1965
Shibuya Tokyu Plaza (now Tokyu Plaza Shibuya) opens and becomes the new home of the TLC headquarters.
Commercial Facilities
Tokyu Home Loan is launched (the industyr's first seller's guarantee system is introduced).
Condominiums
1966
Tokyu Home, the custom-built wooden houses are commercialized.
Condominiums
1969
Tokyu Home Service Co. (later Tokyu Amenix Corporation), a company specializing in after-sale services for homebuyers, is established.
Group

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1970s to the 1980s As a Comprehensive Living Producer

1970
TOKYU COMMUNITY CORP., a company specializing in building and condominium management, is established.
Group
Osaka Branch Office (now Kansai Area Residential Business Division) opens.
Corporate
1972
TLC establishes Area Service Co. (now TOKYU LIVABLE,INC.), a company specializing in real estate referrals.
Group
1973
Tokyu Architects & Engineers, Inc. is establiched.
Design supervision business, assets and trade rights are transferred from TLC to Tokyu Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Corporate
TLC opens development offices in Sapporo (now the Sapporo Branch).
Group
1975
Oita Tokyu Golf Course (now Oita Tokyu Golf Club) opens,making TLC's entry info the golf business.
Resorts
Ishikatsu Exterior, Inc., becomes a TLC affiliate.
Group
1976
TOKYU HANDS INC., a retailer of home improvement and do-it-yourself merchandise, is establised. (First store opens in Fujisawa).
Group
1978
TOKYU RESORT CORPORATION, a company specializing in the sale of vacation homes, is established.
Group
1982
TLC establishes Tokyu Home Corporation (now TOKYU HOMES CORPORATION), a company specializing in building design and construction subcontracting.
Group
Tokeminami Planned Subdivision Project launched (now Asumigaoka)
Condominiums
Tateshina Tokyu Ski Resort opens, making TLC's entry into the ski business.
Resorts
1983
TLC headquarters moved to the Shin-nanpeidai Tokyu Building.
Corporate
1984
Tokyu Loan & Guarantee Corporation is established.
Group
Tokyu Home & Lifestyle Research Center is established.
Group
Palau Pacific Resort opens.
Palau
1985
Tokyu Relocation Co.,Ltd. is established.
Group
1986
TOKYU SPORTS OASIS Inc., members-only sports club, opens in Esaka(Tamagawa, the following year)
Fitness
1988
TOKYU Harvest Club, members-only resort hotel, opens in Tateshina.
Resorts

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1990s to the 2000s Shift to the Urban Development

1993
Former Tokyu Stay Kamata opens, making TLC's entry into the medium-to-long stay city hotel business.
Urban Hotels
Opening of Setagaya Business Square
Completion of Tokyu's first super-high-rise building
Offices
1994
Kimi no Mori began provision of housing
Plan to develop Japan's first housing complexes and golf courses (fairway front town) in Kimi no Mori in Chiba
Condominiums
1999
Someino SC, large shopping center is securitized.
Investment Management
2000
TLC establishes EWEL, Inc. a company specializing in the outsourced management of wellness and welfare benefits.
Group
2001
TLC and Tokyu Corporation establish Tokyu Real Estate Investment Management, Inc., a real estate investment consulting firm (TLC controls 40% share).
Group
Management of 11 existing resort facilities consolidated under Tokyu Resort Service Co., Ltd.
Group
A portion of non-life insurance operations is transferred to newly-established TOKYU INSURANCE CONSULTING CO., LTD.(a joint venture with other Tokyu Group Companies)
Group
2002
Opening of the Ichiban-cho Tokyu Building
Completion of Tokyu's first office building project using development-type securitization in Ichiban-cho, Tokyo
Offices
2003
TLC establishes E-LIFE DESIGN Inc., which manages and operates senior housing and a care-giving facility, with Mitsubishi Corporation (now Tokyu E-LIFE DESIGN Inc.).
Group
Minoh Market Park Visola (now Q's Mall Minoh) opens, one of the biggest shopping centers in the Kansai area.
Commercial Facilities
2004
GRANCREER AZAMINO, opens as the first of the senior housing series.
Senior Life
Private placement fund for office/housing-related properties is started.
Investment Management
2005
Private placement fund for commercial-related properties is started.
Investment Management
2007
TLC establishes TOKYU LAND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC., a real-estate investment management firm.
Group
TLC establishes TOKYU LAND CORPORATION (Shanghai) Ltd., a company that conducts real estate consulting in China.
China
Opening of Shiodome building
Offices
2008
TOKYU Harvest Club VIALA Hakone Hisui opens as the first of the VIALA Series, an upgraded version of the TOKYU Harvest Club, an operation specializing in members-only resort hotels.
Offices
2009
TLC establishes TOKYU LAND SC MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, a commercial facility management firm.
Group
TLC establishes TLC Realty Management Inc. (current TLC Comforia Investment Management, Inc.), a company that conducts asset management for real estate investment trusts related to leased houses.
Group

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2010s Pursuit of Creating the Ideal Cities

2010
Phase one of the construction of Futako Tamagawa Rise is completed.
Development
TLC establishes TLC Township Inc. (current TLC Activia Investment Management Inc.), a company that conducts asset management for real estate investment trusts related to commercial Facilities and offices, etc.
Group
2011
Futako-tamagawa Rise Shopping Center opens.
Development
Abeno Market Park Q's Mall (now Q's Mall Abeno), one of the largest shopping malls in Osaka Prefecture, opens.
Commercial Facilities
2012
Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku opens.
Commercial Facilities
Activia Properties Inc. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Investment Management
PT. TOKYU LAND INDONESIA is established for the purpose of expanding business in Indonesia.
Indonesia
Establishment of TOKYU LAND US CORPORATION
Establishment of a local subsidiary in the United States
The United States
Shin-Meguro Tokyu Building, the first new concept for office building businesses, is completed.
Offices
2013
Opening of Business-Airport Aoyama
Opening of Tokyu's first members-only satellite office in Aoyama, Tokyo
Offices
Comforia Residential REIT, Inc. listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Investment Management
Ekimo Tennoji, the first commercial facility at an Osaka municipal subway station, opens.
Commercial Facilities
TLC, Tokyu Community Corp., and Tokyu Livable, Inc. delisted Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation established.
Group
2015
Futako-tamagawa Rise Shopping Center terrace market opens.
Commercial Facilities
Tokyu Plaza Shibuya closes due to the redevelopment of Shibuya.
Commercial Facilities
Homecreer Yoga opens.
Senior Life
TLC headquarters moved to TK Minami-Aoyama Building.
Corporate
Q's Mall Base Morinomiya opens.
Commercial Facilities
2016
Tokyu Plaza Ginza opens.
Commercial Facilities

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