History Of Mitsui Fudosan

The Mitsui Fudosan Group has a long history, with roots stretching back to the establishment of the Echigoya kimono store in 1673. We present part of it here.


- 1673

In 1673, some 340 years ago, Takatoshi Mitsui established the Echigoya clothing store in the Nihonbashi district of Edo (current day Tokyo). This store was to become the basis of the Mitsui Group.

Establishment and Activities

1914 to 1940s

Time passed, and in 1914, the Mitsui Company and its real estate section was established. In 1941, the Mitsui Company real estate division split and was established as Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.

A String of Firsts for Japan

- 1950s to 1980s

In 1968, the Group completed Japan's first skyscraper, the "Kasumigaseki Building." In 1981, "LaLaport" opened as Japan's first large-scale regional shopping center.

Creating New Value

- 1990s to today

In 1995, the Group opened Japan's first factory outlet mall, and in 2007, it opened "Tokyo Midtown," followed in 2010 by "COREDO Muromachi." Mitsui Fudosan is constantly creating new value for neighborhoods.

This video presents further details on the history of Mitsui Fudosan.

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