Company Profile & History

 About SUDO

Located amongst the great expanses of Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido, SUDO Construction designs and builds unique homes that utilize the plentiful resources of this bountiful land.

With a history in Hokkaido that dates back to 1918 as master craftsmen for the building of shrines, we have developed a wealth of knowledge and skills that we use today to build homes and other buildings in the unique Hokkaido environment. With the opening of our branch office in Chiba in 1988, we are also applying our unique skills in designing and building homes for many satisfied customers in other parts of Japan.

With annual revenue of over 3 billion yen, we pride ourselves in developing strong relationships with our customers before, during and after the construction process. We are a dedicated team, 63 members strong; including 53 highly trained professional architects, construction engineers, site foremen and real estate professionals handling a broad scope of projects.

Detailed overview of our projects:
Single family homes, apartment buildings, condominiums
Public works (educational facilities, public facilities, administrative facilities)
Commercial construction
Renovation and renewal of existing structures
Non-profit activities such as our annual tree-planting day to promote environmental concerns

 SUDO History

1917
・Sudo Koujirou, a craftsman from Yamaguchi prefecture, moves to Hokkaido

1918
・Construction of Toyoura Shrine under the guidance and supervision of company founder, Koujiro Sudo

1950
・Founder Sudo registers as construction worker under new regulations

1957
・Registration of architectural office, 2nd grade

1963
・Sudo Construction embarked on its journey under the second generation leadership of Kouichi Sudo

1969
・Establishment of SUDO Construction Co., Ltd.

1977
・Establishment of architectural office 1st grade

1981
・Head office moved to Date city

1982
・Start of RC (Reinforced Concrete) home construction

1985
・Establishment of residential buidling division
・Joint research with Muroran Institute of Technology on the efficiency of RC exterior insulation methods

1988
・Third generation leader Toshiyuki Sudo assumed position as Managing Director and President

1988
・Establishment of East Kanto sales office in Chiba prefecture

1989
・RC exterior insulation (Date no Ie) wins the Japan Institute of Architects competition

1991
・Winner of Hokkaido lumber construction competition
・North American residential construction methods

1994
・Branch office established in Vancouver, Canada

1998
・Establishment of construction training school

2003
・Start of developer enterprise
  Creation of the Funaoka Park residential development
・Establishment of joint sales office with Tokyu Real Estate Co., Ltd. (East Kanto branch)

2004
・Opening of East Kanto branch office show room
  ISO9001 certification

2005
・Collaboration on developments in Niseko area (1 condominium, 1 residential home)
  Q1.0 residential construction initiative

2006
・Establishment of Sapporo sales office
・Participation in Team Minus 6% initiative
・Start of tree-planting project with 1st annual tree planting by SUDO staff at Shimonke

2007
・Start of superior residential construction initiative in the Denen Sekinai residential development
・2nd annual tree planting at Shimonke

2008
・Booth at Tokyo Big Site Style Housing Expo 2008 (East Kanto branch office)
・3rd annual tree planting at Shimonke

2009
・4th annual tree planting at Lake Toya

2010
・Establishment of East Kanto branch Nagareyama office
・Opening of Yamaman CO. ltd Yukkari Gaoka model house
・Opening of (kai-gan) model house in Date city
・5th annual tree planting at Lake Toya

2011
・Headquarters new building completed and moved.