President's Message
Company Profile
Executive Board
Organization Chart
Our History
 Introduction to TLC Operations
Brief Summaries of TLC Business Operations
Leveraging the TFHD Group Network
The TLC Group
The Tokyu Group

Our History

Den-en Toshi Co. (established in 1918) begins selling real estate in the residential community of Tamagawadai (now Den-en Chofu), the Senzoku residential community, based on Japan's first "garden city" development project.


Meguro-Kamata Railway Co., the predecessor of Tokyu Corporation, merges with Den-en Toshi Co.


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).


Construction of Daikanyama Tokyu Apartment (Japan's first luxury rental apartment complex for foreign nationals) is completed.


TLC is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (reassigned to the First Section of the TSE in1961).

Shibuya sales office opens, making TLC's full-scale entry into the real estate intermediary business.


Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd. is established.
Construction business assets and trade rights are transferred from TLC to Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd. 


Tokyu Agency, Inc. is established.
Assets and trade rights concerning advertising business are transferred from TLC to Tokyu Agency, Inc.

TLC and Mitsubishi Bank team up to offer the "Tokyu-Mitsubishi Home Loan Program" (Japan's first loan program offered through a corporate partnership) 


Shibuya Tokyu Plaza (now Tokyu Plaza Shibuya) opens and becomes the new home of the TLC headquarters .

Tokyu Home Loan is launched (the industyr's first seller's guarantee system is introduced).


Tokyu Home, the custom-built wooden houses are commercialized.


Tokyu Home Service Co. (later Tokyu Amenix Corporation), a company specializing in after-sale services for homebuyers, is established.


TOKYU COMMUNITY CORP., a company specializing in building and condominium management, is established.

Osaka Branch Office (now Kansai Area Residential Business Division) opens.


TLC establishes Area Service Co. (now TOKYU LIVABLE,INC.), a company specializing in real estate referrals.


Tokyu Architects & Engineers, Inc. is establiched.
Design supervision business, assets and trade rights are transferred from TLC to Tokyu Architects & Engineers, Inc. 

TLC opens development offices in Sapporo (now the Sapporo Branch).


Oita Tokyu Golf Course (now Oita Tokyu Golf Club) opens,making TLC's entry info the golf business.

Ishikatsu Exterior, Inc., becomes a TLC affiliate.


TOKYU HANDS INC., a retailer of home improvement and do-it-yourself merchandise, is establised. (First store opens in Fujisawa).


TOKYU RESORT CORPORATION, a company specializing in the sale of vacation homes, is established.


TLC establishes Tokyu Home Corporation (now TOKYU HOMES CORPORATION), a company specializing in building design and construction subcontracting. 

Tokeminami Planned Subdivision Project launched (now Asumigaoka)

Tateshina Tokyu Ski Resort opens, making TLC's entry into the ski business.


TLC headquarters moved to the Shin-nanpeidai Tokyu Building.


Tokyu Loan & Guarantee Corporation is established.

Tokyu Home & Lifestyle Research Center is established.

Palau Pacific Resort opens.


Tokyu Relocation Co.,Ltd. is established.


TOKYU SPORTS OASIS Inc., members-only sports club, opens in Esaka(Tamagawa, the following year)


Tokyu Land Area Service Co. changes its name to TOKYU LIVABLE,INC.

TOKYU Harvest Club, members-only resort hotel, opens in Tateshina.

Entire home sales business operations transferred to TOKYU LIVABLE,INC.


Former Tokyu Stay Kamata opens, making TLC's entry into the medium-to-long stay city hotel business.


TOKYU COMMUNITY CORP. is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (reassigned to the First Section of TSE in 2000).

Kayama Yuzo Museum opens.


Someino SC, large shopping center is securitized.

TOKYU LIVABLE,INC. is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (reassigned to the First Section of the TSE in 2001). 


TLC establishes EWEL, Inc. a company specializing in the outsourced management of wellness and welfare benefits. 


TLC and Tokyu Corporation establish Tokyu Real Estate Investment Management, Inc., a real estate investment consulting firm (TLC controls 40% share).

Management of 11 existing resort facilities consolidated under Tokyu Resort Service Co., Ltd. 

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).


Executive officer system is introduced.

TLC begins selling compact metro-area condominiums under the brand name QUALIA in areas such as Ginza and Ebisu.


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.).

Construction of Tokyu View Residence Ichigaya Kawadacho, luxury rental condominiums, is completed.

Tokyu Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Minoo Market Park Visola (now Minoo Q's Mall) opens, one of the biggest shopping centers in the Kansai area.


GRANCREER AZAMINO, opens as the first of the senior housing series.

GRANCARE AZAMINO, a private pay care-giving facility, opens.

Private placement fund for office/housing-related properties is started. 


Private placement fund for commercial-related properties is started.


TLC establishes TOKYU LAND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC., a real-estate investment management firm.

TLC establishes TOKYU LAND CORPORATION (Shanghai) Ltd., a company that conducts real estate consulting in China.


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.

Tokyu Home Co. and Tokyu Amenix Corporation merge to form TOKYU HOMES CORPORATION.


TLC establishes TOKYU LAND SC MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, a commercial facility management firm.

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.

Creer Residence Sakuradai, a new residence in the senior residence series, opens.

Tokyu Land Corporation Group's Social and Environmental Report 2009 is issued.


TOKYU Harvest Club Arima Rokusai and VIALA Annex Arima Rokusai, two members-only resort hotels, open.

Phase one of the construction of Futako Tamagawa Rise is completed.

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.

Totsuka Tokyu Plaza (now Tokyu Plaza Totsuka) opens.


Futako-tamagawa Rise Shopping Center opens.

Abeno Market Park Q’s Mall (now Abeno Q's Mall), one of the largest shopping malls in Osaka Prefecture, opens.


Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku opens.

Activia Properties Inc. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

PT. TOKYU LAND INDONESIA is established for the purpose of expanding business in Indonesia.

Shin-Meguro Tokyu Building, the first new concept for office building businesses, is completed.


TOKYU HANDS INC. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation.

Comforia Residential REIT, Inc. listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Ekimo Tennoji, the first commercial facility at an Osaka municipal subway station, opens.

TLC, Tokyu Community Corp., and Tokyu Livable, Inc. delisted Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation established.


TOKYU HANDS INC. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corporation.

Tokyu Living & Lifestyle Research Institute Inc. changes its name to Tokyu Fudosan Next Generation Engineering Center Inc.

TOKYU Harvest Club Kyoto Takagamine & VIALA, a members-only resort hotel, opens.


Tokyu Plaza Shibuya closes due to the redevelopment of Shibuya.

Q Plaza Harajuku opens.

Futako-tamagawa Rise Shopping Center terrace market opens.

Morinomiya Q's MALL BASE opens.

Homecreer Yoga opens.

TLC headquarters moved to TK Minami-Aoyama Building.