The History of our Innovations

The Story of the Daiwa House Group

1950

1955

  • Founding of Daiwa House Industry and launch of our first product, the Pipe House

1957

  • Steel pipe structure used for warehouse at sake brewery receives certification from Japan Lightweight Iron Construction Association as first such full-fledged structure in Japan

1959

  • Daiwa Kosho (current Daiwa Lease) and Daiwa Konpo (current Daiwa Logistics) established
  • Midget House pilot prefabricated house model launched on market
  • our first product "the Pipe House"

1960

1961

  • Japan's first private developer Daiwa Danchi established (merged with Daiwa House Industry in April 2001)
  • Stock listed on Osaka, Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges

1962

  • Daiwa Danchi developed Habikino Neopolis, our first housing complex

1965

  • Nara Factory opened, Japan's first specialist plant for production of prefabricated houses
  • Habikino Neopolis, our first housing complex

1970

1971

  • Daiwa Jutakukiki (current DesignArc) established

1975

  • Opening of the Shikabe Country Club

1976

  • Full-scale start of retail and wholesale facilities business

1977

  • Condominium business started

1978

  • Resort hotels business started with the opening of Noto Royal Hotel, the first Daiwa Royal Hotel

1979

  • Real Estate Information centers set up within each of the Company's offices as first step in developing the used housing market
  • retail and wholesale facilities business

  • Condominium business

  • Noto Royal Hotel, the first Daiwa Royal Hotel

1980

1980

  • Home center business started with the opening of the first Royal Home Center in the city of Nara

1982

  • Full-scale start of rental housing business

1983

  • Manufacture of high-end houses for export to China (a first for Japan)
  • Tentakubin (current Daiwa LifeNext) established

1986

  • Daiwa Information Service established

1989

  • Daiwa Living established
  • Silver Age Research Center established
  • rental housing business

  • Silver Age Research Center

    Silver Age Research Center

1990

1994

  • Daiwa House Central Research Laboratory opened in Kansai Science City
  • Daiwa House Central Research Laboratory

2000

2000

  • Full-scale start of renovation business

2001

  • Daiwa House Industry merged with Daiwa Danchi

2004

  • Home center business split off from Daiwa House Industry
  • The Daiwa House Group drew up its Corporate Ethics Guidelines and Behavioral Guidelines
  • Osaka Marubiru became consolidated subsidiary
  • Home center business

  • Osaka Marubiru

2005

  • The Daiwa House Group drew up new management vision and Employee Charter to mark 50th anniversary
  • New Group symbol — the "Endless Heart"— introduced
  • NAS (Nippon Athletic Service) became consolidated subsidiary (current Sports Club NAS)

2006

  • Group management integration through share exchange transactions between Daiwa House Industry and Daiwa Kosho Lease (current Daiwa Lease), Daiwa Rakuda Industry (current DesignArc), and Daiwa Logistics, by which the subsidiaries became wholly owned subsidiaries of Daiwa House Industry
  • Daiwa House Financial, Daiwa House Insurance, and Daiwa House REIT Management founded

2007

  • Daiwa Royal Golf founded
  • The resort hotel business split off from Daiwa House Industry
  • Nobuo Ishibashi Memorial Museum opened
  • Eneserve became consolidated subsidiary

2008

  • Daiwa House Industry formed capital alliance with Odakyu Construction (current Fujita)
  • Morimoto Asset Management (current Daiwa House Asset Management) became consolidated subsidiary
  • Nippon Athletic Service(NAS)(current Sports Club NAS)

  • Daiwa Royal Golf

  • Nobuo Ishibashi Memorial Museum

2009

  • Cosmos Life (current Daiwa LifeNext) became consolidated subsidiary
  • Daiwa House (China) Investment established
  • Daiwa House (China) Investment

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015


  • Home

Back to top