Milestones

1952

The foundations of Gülman Group were laid by Kemal Gülman with the import company he founded in a flat on Çilingir Street, which was equally the address of the house where he was born. In the company's founding statement, it was written that it was engaged in 'various import business and agency'. The first import registered under the name of the company was brass printing supplies brought for the printing houses of major newspapers in İstanbul.

1957

Kemal Gülman Company, which moved its headquarters to Prevuayans Building, Tahtakale, became over time the largest importer of many products needed in the market, such as paper and all paper products and lined notebooks.

1959

Kemal Gülman, who went abroad for the first time, returned from Germany as the official distributor of different products of brands such as Bayer, Degussa and Kaneka.

1960

Gülman Group focused on the chemical industry, starting with aniline imports. It became a supplier of raw materials and products for many related sectors, especially plastic and leather. At the same time, Gülman was one of the most active businessmen in the market, supplying many necessary products from abroad, such as pumps for the fuel industry and ballast for the lighting industry.

1964

Company headquarters moved to Saadet Building, Cağaloğlu.

1965

Gülman became an investor for the first time by becoming a partner in a company operating in the pharmaceutical industry.

1971

Kemal Gülman went to Israel and started his activities in the construction domain. He took an active role as a manager and investor in the construction of luxury housing estates and residences in the newly initiated urbanization process in Tel Aviv and its surroundings.

1973

Kemal Gülman made his first trip to China and far eastern countries, and in collaboration with his partners, he imported one million pairs of sports shoes.

1975

Gülman Group started to grow through partnerships. Gülman became a partner in Derby Plastic, which was taken over by Berç Büyüksakayan. He took part in the company's linoleum production, which was in great demand especially in Anatolia.

As a partner in Vatan Plastic, he took part as both an importer and an industrialist in the production process of foam mattresses newly introduced in Turkey.

He also got involved in the packaging industry as a partner in Rotapak, which was founded by Mike Acemyan and Yakup Tahincioğlu.

As the agent of Kane-ACE, Gülman Chemistry Group was established, and it dealt with the trade of primarily nitrocellulose, titanium, caustic, alcohol, aniline and other chemical products.

The main raw material of stretch films used in kitchens was first imported by Gülman Group.

1980

By importing pneumatic tools, lathe machines and manual tools from abroad, Gülman became the largest importer for the wholesalers in Perşembe Market.

1983

He established partnerships in stannic oxide and tin trade.

1985

Kemal Gülman became a partner as an investor, importer and consultant in a textile production project in Çerkezköy Organized Industrial Zone.

1986

Gülman Group began to take part in the real estate sector with land investments in Bodrum and İstanbul.

1987

The company's headquarters moved from Cağaloğlu to Tepebaşı.

1988

Gülman Building Group was established with the Gültaş company, focusing on the import of kitchen and bathroom materials. Gülman Group became the Turkish distributor of brands such as Teuco, Franke, VIP Casa, Valli Colombo and Marazzi.

1991

Gültaş Building Store opened its first retail store in Mecidiyeköy. In the same year, Gülman displayed his bigger ambitions in bathroom decoration by making a cooperation agreement with the Italian Guzzini family.

1992

The first construction project was realized in Tarabya.

1993

The campus project used as Üsküdar University Çarşı Campus was implemented.
used as the campus, the project was implemented.

1997

Bodrum Hipodrom Shopping Mall project was realized.

1998

Has completed the construction of Park Plaza Maslak
Gulman Group headquarters moved to Istanbul Maslak.

2013

Polat Gülman took over as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gülman Group; Kemal Gülman was awarded the title of Honorary President.

2020

Gülman Renewable Energy Inc. was established. The Group broke into the renewable energy sector with the operation of solar power plants.

Gülkent Solar Power Plant, Isparta
Kayalar Solar Power Plant, Muğla
Nur Solar Power Plant, Antalya

2021

Kazan Solar Power Plant, Ankara

2021

Gülman Ventures Inc. was established.

Real estate projects realized in chronological order:

2004

Polat Bodrumville, in partnership with Polat Holding Company

2006

Sunset Villas, Yalıkavak, Bodrum

2007

Bodrum Hipodrom Shopping Mall project was realized.

2010

Hill Mansions, Ulus, İstanbul

2012

Logistical warehouse in Çayırova

2013

Doğalkaya Housing Estate, Gündoğan, Bodrum

2014

Nest Ortaköy Housing Estate

2017

Gebze Yonca Housing Estate

2019

Yonca Office, Gebze and Gülman Yalıkavak Houses, Bodrum

2022

Fiera Vista Houses, Bodrum

Milestones

1952

The foundations of Gülman Group were laid by Kemal Gülman with the import company he founded in a flat on Çilingir Street, which was equally the address of the house where he was born. In the company's founding statement, it was written that it was engaged in 'various import business and agency'. The first import registered under the name of the company was brass printing supplies brought for the printing houses of major newspapers in İstanbul.

1957

Merkezini Tahtakale, Prevuayans Han’a taşıyan Kemal Gülman Müessesesi, zamanla kâğıt ve bilumum kâğıt ürünlerinin ithalatı, çizgili defter gibi piyasada ihtiyaç duyulan pek çok ürünün en büyük ithalatçısı haline geldi.

1959

Kemal Gülman, who went abroad for the first time, returned from Germany as the official distributor of different products of brands such as Bayer, Degussa and Kaneka.

1960

Gülman Group focused on the chemical industry, starting with aniline imports. It became a supplier of raw materials and products for many related sectors, especially plastic and leather. At the same time, Gülman was one of the most active businessmen in the market, supplying many necessary products from abroad, such as pumps for the fuel industry and ballast for the lighting industry.

1964

Company headquarters moved to Saadet Building, Cağaloğlu.

1965

Gülman became an investor for the first time by becoming a partner in a company operating in the pharmaceutical industry.

1971

Kemal Gülman went to Israel and started his activities in the construction domain. He took an active role as a manager and investor in the construction of luxury housing estates and residences in the newly initiated urbanization process in Tel Aviv and its surroundings.

1973

Kemal Gülman made his first trip to China and far eastern countries, and in collaboration with his partners, he imported one million pairs of sports shoes.

1975

Gülman Group started to grow through partnerships. Gülman became a partner in Derby Plastic, which was taken over by Berç Büyüksakayan. He took part in the company's linoleum production, which was in great demand especially in Anatolia.

As a partner in Vatan Plastic, he took part as both an importer and an industrialist in the production process of foam mattresses newly introduced in Turkey.

He also got involved in the packaging industry as a partner in Rotapak, which was founded by Mike Acemyan and Yakup Tahincioğlu.

As the agent of Kane-ACE, Gülman Chemistry Group was established, and it dealt with the trade of primarily nitrocellulose, titanium, caustic, alcohol, aniline and other chemical products.

The main raw material of stretch films used in kitchens was first imported by Gülman Group.

1980

By importing pneumatic tools, lathe machines and manual tools from abroad, Gülman became the largest importer for the wholesalers in Perşembe Market.

1983

He established partnerships in stannic oxide and tin trade.

1985

Kemal Gülman became a partner as an investor, importer and consultant in a textile production project in Çerkezköy Organized Industrial Zone.

1986

Gülman Group began to take part in the real estate sector with land investments in Bodrum and İstanbul.

1987

The company's headquarters moved from Cağaloğlu to Tepebaşı.

1988

Gülman Building Group was established with the Gültaş company, focusing on the import of kitchen and bathroom materials. Gülman Group became the Turkish distributor of brands such as Teuco, Franke, VIP Casa, Valli Colombo and Marazzi.

1991

Gültaş Building Store opened its first retail store in Mecidiyeköy. In the same year, Gülman displayed his bigger ambitions in bathroom decoration by making a cooperation agreement with the Italian Guzzini family.

1992

The first construction project was realized in Tarabya.

1993

The campus project used as Üsküdar University Çarşı Campus was implemented.
used as the campus, the project was implemented.

1997

Bodrum Hipodrom Shopping Mall project was realized.

1998

Has completed the construction of Park Plaza Maslak
Gulman Group headquarters moved to Istanbul Maslak.

2013

Polat Gülman became the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gülman Group;
Kemal Gülman was granted the title of Honorary Chairman.

2020

Gülman Renewable Energy Inc. was established. The Group broke into the renewable energy sector with the operation of solar power plants.

Gülkent Solar Power Plant, Isparta
Kayalar Solar Power Plant, Muğla
Nur Solar Power Plant, Antalya

2021

Kazan Solar Power Plant, Ankara

2021

Gülman Ventures Inc. was established.

Occurred respectively
real estate projects;

2004

Polat Bodrumville, in partnership with Polat Holding Company

2006

Sunset Villas, Yalıkavak, Bodrum

2007

Bodrum Hipodrom Shopping Mall project was realized.

2010

Hill Mansions, Ulus, İstanbul

2012

Logistical warehouse in Çayırova

2013

Doğalkaya Housing Estate, Gündoğan, Bodrum

2014

Nest Ortaköy Housing Estate

2017

Gebze Yonca Housing Estate

2019

Yonca Office, Gebze and Gülman Yalıkavak Houses, Bodrum

2022

Fiera Vista Houses, Bodrum