Corporate Information

Our History

1949
  • Izumi Real Estate Co., Ltd. established as the successor to the holding company of the Sumitomo zaibatsu following the breakup of the conglomerate.
1957
  • Izumi Real Estate Co., Ltd. changed its name to Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd.
1963
  • Merged with the holding company of the former Sumitomo zaibatsu during its liquidation.
1964
  • Entered condominium sales business with Hama-Ashiya Mansion in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture.
1970
  • Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange.
1973
  • Established Sumitomo Fudosan Tatemono Service Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary.
1974
  • Completed construction of 52-story Shinjuku Sumitomo Building in Shinjuku, Tokyo; moved Company headquarters there from Tokyo Sumitomo Building in Marunouchi, Tokyo.
1975
  • Established Sumitomo Real Estate Sales Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary.
1980
  • Established Sumitomo Fudosan Syscon Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary.
1982
  • Completed construction of 30-story Shinjuku NS Building in Shinjuku, Tokyo; moved Company headquarters there from Shinjuku Sumitomo Building.
1995
  • Commenced American Comfort custom home construction business.
1996
  • Commenced Shinchiku Sokkurisan remodeling business.
1997
  • Entered high-quality business hotel market. Opened Villa Fontaine Nihonbashi and hotels at two other locations.
1998
  • Sumitomo Real Estate Sales Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1999
  • Commenced real estate joint investment trust fund. Launched sales of Sumitomo Realty & Development Fund (SURF) series.
  • Implemented the Sumquest bond issue, which was the first public issue of real estate securities in Japan.
2000
  • Commenced luxury condominium leasing business. Completed construction of La Tour Shibakoen.
2001
  • The number of managed STEP brokerage offices exceeded 200.
2002
  • Completed construction of Izumi Garden Tower (Minato Ward, Tokyo).
2003
  • Commenced sales of J·URBAN fixed-price urban-style housing series.
2004
  • Commenced sales of World City Towers (Minato Ward, Tokyo).
2006
  • Established Sumitomo Fudosan Reform Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary.
2008
  • Established Sumitomo Fudosan Bellesalle Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary.
  • Commenced sales of City Towers Toyosu (Koto Ward, Tokyo).
2010
  • Completed construction of Shinjuku Central Park City (Shinjuku Ward,Tokyo).
2011
  • Opened Grand Mansion Gallery.
  • Completed construction of Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Grand Tower (Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo).
2012
  • Completed construction of Sumitomo Fudosan Shibuya Garden Tower (Shibuya Ward, Tokyo).
  • Launched a Custom-order Condominium service.
  • Commenced sales of J·RESIDENCE.
2013
  • Commenced construction of Roppongi 3-chome Project (Minato Ward, Tokyo).
2014
  • Number of condominium units brought to market over full year was the highest in Japan for the first time.
2015
  • Completed construction of Tokyo Nihonbashi Tower (Chuo Ward, Tokyo).
  • Cumulative units contracted topped 100,000 in Shinchiku Sokkurisan remodeling operations.
  • Number of condominium units brought to market over the full year was the highest in Japan for the second consecutive year.
2016
  • Completed construction of Deux Tours Canal & Spa (Chuo Ward, Tokyo).
  • Completed construction of Shinjuku Garden (Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo).