History

1974 Jun. Daito Sangyo Co., Ltd. is established in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya for the building of buildings for rent for the effective use of land. (Capital is 1 million yen.)
1978 Sep. Daito Sangyo Co., Ltd. is renamed Daito Construction Co., Ltd. Sep.1978
1980 Mar. Establishes Daito Kyosaikai Co., Ltd., which guarantees rent for vacancies. Mar.1980
1988 Apr. Daito Construction Co., Ltd. is renamed Daito Trust Construction Co., Ltd.
Dec. Builds a new head office (currently the Nagoya Branch) and moves to Fukuzumicho, Nakagawa-ku, Nagoya. Dec.1988
1989 Jan. Daito Kyosaikai Co., Ltd. becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Mar. The stock is listed in the Second Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
1990 Mar. Net sales exceed 100 billion yen.
Apr. Moves the head office to Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
1991 Mar. Ordinary income exceeds 20 billion yen.
Sep. The stock is listed in the First Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
1992 Feb. The stock is listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Feb.1992
Mar. Net sales exceed 200 billion yen.
1993 Mar. Ordinary income exceeds 40 billion yen.
Jun. Establishes Daito Finance Co., Ltd., which provides bridge loans.
1994 Jan. Establishes Housecom Co, Ltd., a real estate agency.
1995 Feb. Launches New Crestall 24. Feb.1995
Aug. Establishes Shanghai Daito Trust Construction Co., Ltd. in China (July 1995), which starts rental housing development for people from overseas in Shanghai.
Oct. Establishes ten regional sales companies.
1996 Jan. Acquires a controlling interest in Top and Homex Co., Ltd. and starts a home center business
(withdraw from the business in May 2006). Oct.1996
Sep. Establishes Daito Asia Development Pte. Ltd. and Daito Asia Investment Pte. Ltd. and begins hotel development in Malaysia.
Moves the head office to Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
1997 Feb. Acquires land for the head office in a redevelopment area east of Shinagawa Station. Feb.1997
Apr. Acquires a controlling interest in Kobayashi Construction Co, Ltd., which becomes Daito Steel Co., Ltd.
May Establishes Daito Construction Co., Ltd.
1998 Jul. Establishes Kansai-Housecom Co., Ltd., an agency handling rental properties in the Kansai area.
Sep. Introduces mobile terminals to management systems at construction sites. Sep.1998
Oct. Merges with ten sales companies to increase business efficiency.
1999 Feb. Establishes Care Partner Co., Ltd. and starts a home care business.
Sep. Daito Building Management Co., Ltd. starts business to strengthen the management division.
2001 Mar. Net sales exceed 300 billion yen.
Jun. Establishes Gaspal Kanto Co., Ltd. and Gaspal Chubu Co., Ltd. and starts an LP gas supply business.
Nov. Introduces Japan’s first non-recourse loan.
2002 Jun. Establishes Gaspal Kinki Co., Ltd., Gaspal Chugoku Co., Ltd., and Gaspal Kyushu Co., Ltd.
Aug. Shin-Nihon Denken Co., Ltd. starts business.
Dec. The number of units under management exceeds 300,000.
2003 Mar. Shanghai Garden Plaza opens with a grand opening
(it is sold in December 2007). Mar.2003
Apr. Moves the head office to Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Shinagawa East One Tower). Apr.2003
Jul. Shin-Nihon Denken Co., Ltd. is renamed Daito Trust & Building Co., Ltd.
2004 Jan. Housecom Co., Ltd. and Kansai-Housecom Co., Ltd. are integrated.
Mar. Net sales exceed 400 billion yen.
Apr. Katsumi Tada is appointed Chairman, and Moritaka Asada is appointed President.
Daito Trust & Building Co., Ltd. and Daito Construction Co., Ltd. are merged to become Daito Trust & Building Co. Ltd.
Jul. Announces E-Heya Net, a rental housing agency business brand. Jul.2004
Sep. Launches Meridio 24. Sep.2004
Oct. Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, a hotel, opens in Malaysia. Oct.2004
Dec. Establishes Gaspal Tohoku Co., Ltd.
2005 May Establishes Daito Corporate Service Co., Ltd. to promote the employment of disabled people.
Jun. The number of units under management exceeds 400,000.
Jul. Gaspal Group companies are merged to become Gaspal Co., Ltd.
2006 Feb. Forms a capital and business alliance with Daisue Construction Co., Ltd.
Mar. Net sales exceed 500 billion yen.
Jul. Introduces a Lease Management Trust System. Jul.2006
Oct. Katsumi Tada is appointed Chairman and President.
2007 Jul. The number of units under contract management exceeds 500,000.
Sep. Establishes House Leave Co., Ltd., which provides services that do not require a guarantor.
Establishes the Daito Customer Center, which responds to emergency calls from tenants. Sep.2006
Oct. Katsumi Tada is appointed Chairman. Isao Minabe is appointed President.
2008 Apr. Daito Kyosaikai Co., Ltd. and Daito Building Management Co., Ltd. are merged.
2009 Jul. The number of units under contract management exceeds 600,000.
2010 Jul. Establishes Daito Farm Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by Daito Building Management Co., Ltd.
Oct. Sets up a head office presentation room. Oct.2009
2011 Mar. Net sales at the Group exceeds 1 trillion yen.
Jun. Housecom Co, Ltd. is listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, JASDAQ (Standard section).
Sep. The number of units under management exceeds 700,000.
2012 Jun. Live-UP living service starts in Koto-ku, Tokyo. Jun.2012
Aug. Establishes Daito Business Center Co., Ltd. to increase business productivity by introducing shared services.
2013 Apr. Naomi Kumakiri is appointed President. Hitoshi Kadouchi is appointed Executive Vice President.
Jul. The number of units under management exceeds 800,000.
2014 Sep. Establishes Daito Energy Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by Daito Building Management Co., Ltd.
Oct. Establishes Daito Mirai Trust Company Limited.
Establishes House Guard S.S. Insurance Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by Daito Building Management Co., Ltd.
2015 Jun. Makes the first investment in a new real estate development business in the United States.
Jul. Stages the first Daito Kentaku E-Heya Net Ladies Tournament, an LPGA Tour tournament. Jul.2015
Dec. Acquires shares in Solasto Corporation in the medical and nursing care industry.
2016 Jan. Launches a new rental housing brand, DK SELECT. Jan.2016
Nov. Establishes Daito Kentaku Leasing Co., Ltd.
Signs a national team supporting company contract with the Japan Football Association. Nov.2016
2017 Jan. The number of units under management exceeds 1 million.
Mar. Creates a new brand message, “Life is Built on Trust.”
Apr. Daito Building Management Co., Ltd. is renamed Daito Kentaku Partners Co., Ltd.
A system of three main companies forming the Daito Group starts. 2017年April
Aug. The number of units for residential use under management reaches 1 million.
Sep. The first outstanding crime prevention property is completed.
Nov. Japan’s first multifamily rental property that meet the ZEH criteria is completed.
Dec. Gaspal Co., Ltd. starts city gas business.
2018 Nov. Starts the construction of the ROOFLAG rental housing future showroom. 2018年1January
Dec. Ume Care Co., Ltd. becomes a subsidiary of Sakura Care Co., Ltd.
2019 Jan. Becomes a member of RE100, an international environment initiative.
Receives SBT (an international environment initiative) certification.
Feb. Announces 2019 E-Heya Net Neighborhood Livability Rankings in the Tokyo area.
Mar. D-AVISStarts experimenting with D-AVIS, a robot that works with humans and turn screws, at construction sites. D-AVIS
Apr. Katsuma Kobayashi is appointed President.