63 Years in Contracting Business

Providing employment for nearly 28 thousand people when its subcontractors are taken into account as well and having undertaken nearly 400 projects to date, the Tekfen Contracting Group is one of the most successful international representatives of the Turkish contracting industry. An international contractor active across a broad region of the world, the Tekfen Contracting Group provides turnkey-delivery solutions on an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis in many sectors.

Repeated successes in highly challenging projects and the group's uncompromising adherence to quality standards, its strict work ethic, its reputation for keeping its word, its experience, and its commitment to workplace safety have made it a business partner that is much sought after by international employers with the highest expectations.

Tekfen Construction

Tekfen Construction, the group's flagship company, has extensive experience in petroleum, gas, and petrochemical facilities and serves customers in such areas as pipelines, land and sea terminals, tank farms, oil refineries, off-shore platforms, pumping and compressor stations, power plants, industrial facilities, highways, metro and railroad projects, sports complexes, infrastructure, and other civil engineering projects. As of end-2018, Tekfen Construction's active projects portfolio had a contract value of USD 2.75 billion. In Engineering News-Record's 2018 list of the world's 250 biggest international contractors based on their 2017 operations, Tekfen Construction ranked in 98th position.

The custom-designed steel construction and pipework for Tekfen Construction's projects is manufactured at its own structural steel and pipe fabrication facilities located in Ceyhan and Azerbaijan.

The company implements the Occupational Health and Safety Management System, the Environment Management System and the Quality Management System in line with the standards set by OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2008, respectively.

Tekfen Engineering

A provider of design, engineering, procurement, and project management services and possessing competencies that enable it to take part in projects that are technologically challenging and demand advanced levels of knowledge and experience, Tekfen Mühendislik (Tekfen Engineering) is one of Turkey's trailblazing engineering firms. Tekfen Engineering was founded in 1984 in order to serve as the "engineering" pillar of the Tekfen Contracting Group's EPC services in the conduct of turnkey-delivery projects. Thanks to the company's experience especially in industrial plant and infrastructure projects, it also serves non-group customers as well. Tekfen Engineering seeks to maximize labour and time efficiencies by keeping abreast of the latest technological developments and it continues to thrive as an engineering firm capable of holding its own in the highly competitive international EPC arena.

Tekfen Manufacturing and Engineering

Known in the trade as the "steel tailor", Tekfen İmalat (Tekfen Manufacturing) produces cylindrical and spherical storage tanks, pressurized vessels, process columns, reactors, heat exchangers, waste-heat recovery boilers, pressurized pipe systems, and heavy steel construction for use in the petroleum, petrochemical, and chemical industries and for industrial applications in gas, iron & steel mills, and power stations. Since its inception the company has successfully undertaken and carried out countless projects both in Turkey and abroad.

International Subsidiaries and Affiliates

Based in Germany, Hallesche Mitteldeutsche Bau AG (HMB) is a member of the Tekfen Contracting Group that specializes in procurements and procurement financing. AZFEN, which was founded in 1996 as a Tekfen Construction and SOCAR (Azerbaijan's state-owned petroleum company) joint venture, has undertaken numerous major petroleum and gas-processing projects in Azerbaijan and Georgia. GATE, which started out as a Gama-Tekfen joint venture, has been active in Kazakhstan since 2002, began conducting its operations as a wholly-owned Tekfen Contracting Group member last year.

Real Estate Development Group

Founding Date

Number of Employees

Group Companies
Tekfen Real Estate Development
Tekfen Tourism


Ongoing Projects
İzmir Project, Konak, İzmir
Tekfen Topkapı

Completed Projects
Hep İstanbul
Taksim Residences
Tekfen Tower<
Yalıkavak Tekfen Evleri
Müşkülüm Çiftliği, Gümüşlük, Bodrum
Kağıthane Ofispark, Kağıthane
Levent Office, Şişli
Bomonti Apartments, Şişli

Projects such as Akmerkez, Tekfen Tower, Taksim Residences, Tekfen Yalıkavak Evleri, Levent Ofis, Kâğıthane OfisPark, Tekfen Bomonti Apartmanları, and HEP İstanbul, that Tekfen Real Estate has carried out to date are successful undertakings that are representative of the quality, functionality, sustainability, and reliability values for which the group's brand is synonymous. Giving importance to building living spaces that simultaneously combine functionality and design, Tekfen Real Estate collaborates with the best architects in the field and has won numerous awards for projects that attract attention with their distinctive approaches.

Another priority for the group is making the most productive use of resources and ensuring that the projects which it develops are sustainable in every way from design to operational management. Focusing on energy efficiency in all the projects which it develops and being the founding member of ÇEDBİK (Turkish Green Building Council), Tekfen Real Estate has also realized Turkey's first green buildings. The group has been adopting the LEED criteria set out by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) in all its projects since 2008.

Tekfen Real Estate Development Investment and Trade Co.

Tekfen Real Estate Development provides the group's real estate development and project management services. Basing its investment decisions on detailed market research and analysis in order to develop the right projects in the right locations, the Company seeks to achieve high levels of user satisfaction through the superior design, functionality, and build quality of its projects.

Tekfen Tourism and Management Co.

Tekfen Tourism & Management (active under the name of "Tekfen Services") was set up in 2003 with the aim of ensuring that the facility and service management of Tekfen Real Estate Group projects are operated in a manner that befits their quality. The company provides maintenance, repair, cleaning, and security services for buildings and it also operates parking facilities, conference halls, restaurants, and fitness centres in the facility. The company has also been the operator of Akmerkez-based S Café & Brasserie for many years.