In 1956 Tekfen's foundations are laid.
The foundation for the company was laid by three young entrepreneurs, Feyyaz Berker, Nihat Gökyiğit and Necati Akçağlılar when they came together in 1956 to realize their ideals.
In 1957 Tekfen Construction Ltd. is founded.
Feyyaz Berker and Nihat Gökyiğit established FN's sister company Tekfen Construction Ltd. in 1957 with the aim of carrying out activities in the field of construction in addition to the existing consultancy services.
The first Tekfen bulb hits the market.
Completion of the Batman - İskenderun Crude Oil Pipeline Project.
Tekfen Holding is founded.
Start is given to Iraq - Turkey Crude Oil Pipeline Project.
Tekfen enters the daily products market with Mis Süt.
Tekfen Construction's first project abroad.
Fertilizer production starts at Ceyhan plant under Toros Gübre brand name.
Completion of Yumurtalık - Kırıkkale Crude Oil Pipeline Project.
Start is given Tarsus - Adana - Gaziantep Highway Project. Completion of the Iraq - Turkey Crude Oil Pipeline Project's second part.
Acquisition of Akgübre. Founding of Tekfenbank.
Inauguration of Toros Terminal.
Founding of "Black Sea Chamber Orchestra" later to become Tekfen Philharmonic.
Akmerkez opens its door..
Founding of Tekfen Real Estate Group. Completion of Istanbul Subway System.
Completion of Istanbul Atatürk Olympic Stadium.
Tekfen Tower is ready to receive its tenants.
Agripark laboratories join Tekfen's Agri Industry Group.
Acquisition of Samsun Gübre.
Baku-Tiblisi-Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline was officially opened. The first Azerbaijani oil reached Ceyhan.
Tekfen Construction signed a contract for the 96-km North Road Project in Qatar. Tekfen Holding shares began to be traded at the Istanbul Stock Exchange.
The 13,500-ton PCWU Platform Topside in Azerbaijan was completed. Tekfen Construction's Occupational Health and Safety Certificate was updated as OHSAS 18001:2007. Tekfen Contracting Group received the IPLOCA Safety Award for 2007. The Kashagan Main Works Project, Kazakhstan has exceeded 27 million manhours without DAFWC.
Tekfen Construction signed a contract for QAPCO's LDPE 3 Project in Qatar. Tekfen Construction updated its Quality Management Certificate as ISO 9001: 2008.
Tekfen Construction won the bid for the construction of SOCAR's new headquarters in Baku. Tekfen Construction signed an agreement with Morocco's Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) for two DAP Fertilizer Plants in Jorf Lasfar as well as a 138 km Phosfate Slurry Pipeline Project. Tekfen Real Estate Group's Levent Office Project received a gold certificate in the "Core and Shell" category by LEED.
Tekfen Construction signed a 501 million USD contract for the construction of a new refinery unit for TÜPRAŞ. Necati Akçağlılar, founding partner of Tekfen, passed away. For the third time in its history, IPLOCA elected its President from Tekfen. Toros Tarım celebrated its 30th anniversary.
After having sold 70% of Tekfenbank, which was founded in 1989, to the Greek Eurobank EFG in 2006, Tekfen Holding and its partner sold the bank to Kuwaiti Burgan Bank in 2012, marking Tekfen Holding's exit from the banking sector.
Tekfen Ventures has been established as an investment fund focusing on technology and innovation companies in their early stage. The 2.1 billion dollar contract signed between Qatar’s public works authority Ashghal for the Al Khor Express Way Project is the biggest single contract that Tekfen has ever signed.
Feyyaz Berker, our founding partner, has passed. Tekfen Agri was founded.
In 2019, the Tekfen Philharmonic added another prestigious feather to its cap when it was chosen to be the orchestra for the opening concerts at the 2019-2022 İstanbul Music Festivals. In 2019 Toros Tarım became one of the leading players in the organic and organomineral fertilizer market as a result of its acquisition of Gonen Energy’s majority shares.