1961
1961

Soyak Construction founded by Yılmaz Soyak, Civil Engineer, MSc.

1962
1962

Construction of the 16,300 sqm. officer lodgings and dormitories of Tuzla Infantry School completed, including the entire infrastructure.

1964
1964

Construction of Tekirdağ Uçmakdere Wine Factories for TEKEL marks the completion of the first factory construction.

1965
1965

Construction of Tekirdağ Sports Complex, a steel construction, completed for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

1966
1966

Completion of Taksim İlkyardım Hospital as a turn-key project marks the construction of the first hospital.

1970
1970
The first housing project completed in Levent, Istanbul, with 283 apartments.
1971
1971

Acquisition of Haymak Casting Factory marks the entry into the manufacturing industry.

1975
1975

International operations launched with a construction project of 432 apartments in Benghazi, Libya. More than 3,500 private and public construction projects completed in Libya within a period of 20 years.

1978
1978

Trakya Döküm Casting Factory founded as part of a new industrial investment initiative.

1980
1980

A military factory constructed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

1982
1982

Soyak earns eighth place in the international ENR ranking.

1982
1982

Construction of 2,592 villas and infrastructure utilities in Mecca, Saudi Arabia brings in a revenue of USD 485 million.

1983
1983

53 construction sites set up in Libya.

1984
1984

The first concrete plant with a capacity of 300,000 m3/year built in Ümraniye, Istanbul.

1985
1985

Soyak Göztepe Housing Complex built, to become the first private housing project of the country. Consisting of 1,536 apartments and equipped with a wide range of infrastructure utilities, Soyak Göztepe Housing Complex becomes the first internally funded project to be completed on Soyak's own land.

1986
1986

Mining operations start in Tunçbilek and Soma, with stripping works of 30 million cubic meters.

1986
1986

The World Trade Center Istanbul project undertaken in Yeşilköy, Istanbul.

1988
1988

Sarıyer Villas constructed.

1990
1990

Efes Pilsen factory constructed.

1992
1992

Turn-key factory project undertaken in Krasnoyarsk and Samara, Russia for Coca-Cola; renovation of the company's Volzhsky and Nagutsky factories undertaken and completed in 1998.

1992
1992

International factory constructions begin with a project involving three Pepsi Cola factories in Yekaterinburg-Mona, Russia.

1993
1993

First airport project starts after the Isparta Airport contract is awarded by the General Directorate of State Airports Authority.

1995
1995

First coal mining project begins in Kütahya with the construction of a coal mine.

1997
1997

First port operations begin after the construction and operation of a multipurpose port is undertaken in Ambarlı, Istanbul with a dock area of 350 square meters, a warehouse area of 8 hectares and an annual capacity of 400,000 TEUs.

1997
1997

Oluksan Corrugated Board Box Factory, which had an annual production capacity of 48,000 tons, is acquired by the Group.

1998
1998

Construction of luxury apartments completed in Kandilli Ayışığı Evleri and Soyak Göztepe Residence.

1999
1999

Soyak Yenişehir residential complex project, comprising 3,000 apartments on an area of 320,000 square meters, marks a first-of-its-kind project in the private sector.

1999
1999

Soyak Holding incorporated. Erkut Soyak, Civil Engineer, is appointed CEO of the Holding.

2000
2000

The apartments of Soyak Yenişehir Şelale Evleri, designed as a residential complex, are delivered to their owners.

2003
2003

Trakya Döküm doubles its production capacity with an additional second stage manufacturing site of 29,600 square meters.

2003
2003

Soyak Holding joins the energy industry after taking steps to expand its investment portfolio with a vision of "becoming a global player that produces solutions with systems using environment-friendly and renewable energy sources".

2004
2004

Soyak Olympiakent project starts on an area of one million square meters in Halkalı, Istanbul, in cooperation with the Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ).

2005
2005

Construction of the Holding's first cement plant begins with Traçim cement factory, the most modern integrated cement plant in Turkey.

2006
2006

Soyak Mavişehir project launched in İzmir.

2007
2007

Soyak Yapı is awarded the National Quality Achievement Award.

2007
2007

A Reputation Management System is set up at Soyak Yapı.

2007
2007

Soyak Yapı is awarded the 1st Corporate Social Responsibility Award of Rotary International District 2440.

2008
2008

Traçim Cement Factory starts production.

2008
2008

Traçim Concrete goes into operation.

2008
2008

Second stage of the Soyak Mavişehir project is completed and the apartments are delivered to their owners.

2008
2008

Sales of the Soyak Siesta project begin in İzmir.

2009
2009

M. Emre Çamlıbel is appointed the first professional CEO of Soyak Holding.

2009
2009

The Soyak Evreka and Soyak Evreka Rezidans projects are completed.

2009
2009

Groundbreaking at Soyak Siesta.

2009
2009

The Holding's corporate social responsibility project "Save a Drop for the Future" is admitted to the 62nd Annual Congress of ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion and Market Research) held in Switzerland to represent Turkey as the only paper invited.

2010
2010

Soyak Park Aparts project, encompassing 1,121 apartments, starts in Halkalı, Istanbul.

2010
2010

Bayramhacılı Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant project begins on the Kızılırmak River in Kayseri and Nevşehir.

2010
2010

Soyak is awarded the "Recognized Brand" status of the Turkish Patent Institute, which also includes the international registration of the brand.

2010
2010

Soyak becomes the first and only Turkish partner of MIT Real Estate Center, based in Boston and affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

2011
2011

Soyak celebrates its 50th year in the real estate industry.

2011
2011

Soyak celebrates its 30th year in the casting industry.

2011
2011

Sales start at the Soyak Evostar project, comprising 1,000 apartments in Halkalı, Istanbul.

2011
2011

Construction for the Soyak Soho project, comprising 77 residences, begins in Zincirlikuyu, Istanbul.

2011
2011

Construction of the Soyak Mavişehir Optimus project, comprising 1,109 apartments, begins in Karşıyaka, İzmir.

2011
2011

The Holding is granted the ISO 14064 certificate, a standard specifying principles and requirements at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and disposal.

2011
2011

SA 8000 Social Accountability Management System is established to guarantee the basic rights of employees, and the SA 8000 Certificate is obtained.

2011
2011

The Soyak Holding Building becomes the first building in Turkey to be granted the "LEED certificate in the category of existing buildings" as a result of Soyak's intensive efforts in mass transportation, the reduction of light pollution, water efficiency, energy efficiency, monitoring and reduction of greenhouse emissions, supply of environment-friendly materials, monitoring and recycling of waste and improvement of quality of life within the building.

2011
2011

Soyak logo is renewed. Various fields of activity are represented in the logo with different colors as part of the new corporate identity.

2012
2012

Sales begin in March for the third stage of the Soyak Siesta project in Karşıyaka, İzmir, comprising 2,250 apartments.

2012
2012

Application filed for LEED GOLD certification for the Soyak Mavişehir Optimus and Soyak Soho projects.

2012
2012

Apartments in the third stage of Soyak Siesta are delivered to their owners in November.

2013
2013

Construction of the Soyak Soyak Siesta Blue project, comprising 285 apartments, begins in Karşıyaka, İzmir.

2013
2013

Sales start at the Soyak Siesta Oxygen project, comprising 600 apartments in Karşıyaka, İzmir.

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