Tayyar Ekşi’s first work was an elementary school building in Erzurum. Tayyar Eksi, carried out various construction works in Erzurum between 1959 and 1963 with his C class contractor license. Later after having been qualified to B class license, his first construction was Erzurum Atatürk University Faculty of Agriculture started in 1963. Between the years 1968-1972, Tayyar Ekşi with his company carrying his name completed constructions works like; construction and infrastructure works of Erzurum Small Sized Industry Area, Government House, Schools and Cooperatives.
Between 1973 and 1979 Tayyar Ekşi Corporation completed many constructions with increasing volumes.
In 1979, our company expanded with contributions of the second generation members, decided to be incorporation. After retirement of Tayyar Ekşi, his son Hasan Ekşi became the chairman of the board of directors of our Company, which continued its operations under Tekinsat Incorporation.
Hasan Ekşi, who has actively worked in his father's constructions since 1961 also completed his high school education, and later successfully university education, became Turkey's one of the youngest contractors after having been qualified to his personal contractor's license and started working as a contractor in 1972.
His first operation was to transfer the company headquarters to Istanbul with a goal to be a Turkey-wide company and to change the company name to Ekşioğulları Inc. in 1981. Our Company, after successfully completed many buildings and residence constructions in wealthy districts of Istanbul, acquired "A-class", for any volume, construction license starting with the construction of Doğu Beyazıt Industry High School in 1984. Between 1984 and 1992, the company successfully accomplished many construction works in Erzurum, Kars, Iğdır, Istanbul and Ağrı ranging from residential buildings to dams.
The years of 1990s is milestone for our company; Hasan Ekşi and his brothers Mehmet Ekşi and Recep Ekşi who incorporated new companies in 1990, brought about establishment of Ekşioğulları Group of Companies. Ekşioğulları who operated under the names of these companies, starting from 1993 to 1999 having constructed infrastructures, mass residential buildings, schools, universities, quarters, office centers has turned out to be a Turkey-wide construction group.
In 1999, the managing organization of our company succeeded a more flexible structure for the new generations and managing boards of the firms were separated.
The years of 90s were also a base for our group to be expanded abroad. With foreign relations started in 1994, very successful connections have been acquired in Malaysia, Singapore, Kazakhstan, Germany, Italy, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom and finally Nigeria, Iraq, Libya and Algeria.
Consequently these efforts, in 2001 brought us one of the biggest abroad projects of our group which is the Construction of Kaduna Eastern By-Pass Project in Nigeria. Beside, Ekşioğulları is strengthening his position in the Global Construction arena with reputable projects and experienced team.
With proud of entering to our 56th year of 2013 as a reliable and powerful international group of companies, have promised us well for the name of future.