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History
1837– 1960– 1990– 2000–

 
1837
Birth of founder Okura Kihachiro
  1873 Established Okuragumi Shokai
  1874 Opened Okuragumi Shokai branch office in London
  1879 Completed construction of Sendai Shujikan (Prison)
  1882 Arc lighting lit in front of Okuragumi Shokai in Ginza
  1883 Completed construction of Rokumeikan
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  1887 Established Nippon Doboku Co., Ltd.
(Japan's first construction company)
  1889 Completed construction of Kabukiza Theatre
  1900 Opened Okura Commercial School (current Tokyo
Keizai University)
  1917 Established Okura Doboku Gumi Corporation
(first construction corporation in Japan)
  1920 Changed name to Nippon Doboku Corporation
  1927 Completed construction of Japan's first subway,
which ran between Asakusa and Ueno
  1936 Completed construction of the Kawana Golf Links and the Kawana Hotel
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  1939 Completed construction of the special Japanese pavilion
at the San Francisco Exposition
  1946 Changed name to Taisei Corporation
  1955 Completed construction of the terminal building
at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
  1956 Initial public offering on the Tokyo over-the-counter market
  1957 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
  1958 Completed construction of the National Athletic Stadium
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| 1837– | 1960– | 1990– | 2000– |

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