Baytur founded in 1976, is the construction company of the Çukurova Group. The Çukurova Group (www.cukurovaholding.com.tr) is a leading business conglomerate with its roots dating back to year 1923, the founding year of the Turkish Republic.
The core interest areas of the Çukurova Group are industry, trade, media, financial services, maritime, energy, telecommunications, information technology and construction.
Taking advantage of the group support and in compliance with the group philosophy and ideals, Baytur established its own reputation as a prominent General Contractor in domestic and international construction markets. During the past 39 years, Baytur successfully increased its volume of business steadily both in Turkey and abroad. Baytur undertook and completed many prestigious projects in Turkey, Libya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, former USSR, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, the United Arab Emirates, the Russian Federation, and Qatar. Baytur’s project portfolio and expertise is classified under five headings: Buildings, Industrial Plants-Petroleum, Water Resources, Transportation, and Infrastructure Projects.
Baytur’s technical expertise and quality oriented performance is acknowledged by international certification. Baytur is the first ever Turkish construction company to obtain ISO 9001 – Quality
Management System Certificate and is among the pioneers to obtain OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certificate, and ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems Certificate.
Baytur built and delivered on time, in accordance with the contract project completion date, the prestigious US$ 225 million “Palm Jumeirah Shoreline Apartments” on the world famous Palm Island in Dubai, U.A.E. The hand-over of these apartments ready for occupation was recorded as a major achievement as it was the first project on the Island to pass the final inspection. The Gold and Silver towers under two separate contracts with a total value of US$ 326 million were also constructed in Dubai.
In Qatar, Baytur was the General Contractor of the US$ 171 million “Museum of Islamic Arts” – erected in Doha which attracts world-wide interest with its architecture and exceptional finish. The American Concrete Industry Board (CIB) 2007 ROGER H. CORBETTA AWARDS PROGRAM awarded Baytur the “AWARD OF MERIT OUT OF COUNTRY” in recognition of its Museum of Islamic Art quality in the architectural design, the engineering design, the specific workmanship, the general construction of the buildings and its concrete work. Baytur also built on design and build basis, the US$ 750 million worth of “Qatar National Convention Center” which is another iconic building, and also is the biggest construction contract ever awarded to a single Turkish company as General Contractor.