The company starts property development with Stim.
A subsidiary is set up and specialises in industrial precasting and the development of special concrete treatment processes (EPI).
The Group launches its in-house magazine.
Regional building and civil works subsidiaries are founded. They gradually cover the whole of France.
Bouygues moves to a new head office in Clamart, south-west of Paris
Launch of international operations with the Tehran Olympic complex (first prestressed concrete triangular truss)
Delivery of the Fiat Tower in La Défense business district (Paris)
Creation of international subsidiaries
Creation of Maison Bouygues
Delivery of Terminal 2 of Paris Charles de Gaulle airport
Francis Bouygues is elected "Manager of the Year" by the magazine Le Nouvel Economiste.
Delivery of Bubiyan Bridge in Kuwait
Delivery of Riyadh university in Saudi Arabia
Involvement in the new town centre of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Delivery of Orsay Museum Paris
Delivery of Pyeong Taek methane terminal in South Korea
Delivery of the Ile de Ré bridge (western France)
Delivery of Sylans viaduct in France
Restructuring of the Richelieu wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris
Reconstruction of Charlety Stadium in Paris
Delivery of James Bay dam in Canada.
Casablanca Bay sanitation scheme (Morocco) (January)
Delivery of the World Trade Centre in Bucharest (Romania)
Delivery of the Pontiac Marina office tower in Singapore
Secrets and Lies by Mike Leigh wins the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival
Taste of Cherry by Abbas Kiarostami wins the Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival (May)
Bouygues signs a PFI contract for the construction of King's College, University of London (January)
Delivery of the George V Hotel renovated (December)
Bouygues makes a share exchange offer for its subsidiary Colas
Delivery line 2 of the Cairo metro (Egypt)
Delivery of the N4 highway in South Africa
Bouygues Construction delivers the Budapest sports arena in Hungary (March)
Bouygues Construction signs a €250 million contract to build Masan Bay bridge in South Korea (June)
Bouygues Construction signs a contract to build Singapore's two tallest residential towers (The Sail@Marina Bay)
Bouygues Construction is to build the three tallest residential towers in Bangkok (June)
On 17 September 2007, Vinci and Bouygues Construction sign a contract to build the containment shelter for the Chernobyl sarcophagus.
In October 2008, Bouygues Construction wins its first Private Public Partnership contract in Canada.
Bouygues Telecom invents All-in-One service with ideo, the best of mobile phone and broadband box in a single package (May)
Bouygues Immobilier inaugurates the Orange les Vignes retail park (May 2010)
Bouygues Construction wins a €1.25bn contract for the financing, design and construction of the new French Ministry of Defence
Bouygues Construction awarded a 1.25 billion euro contract in Hong Kong.
Bouygues Construction will build Incity, the tallest skyscraper in Lyon - Value of contract : €124 million
Bouygues Immobilier inaugurates Sanofi’s Campus Val de Bièvre in Gentilly.
Bouygues Telecom strengthens its position in the Internet of Things with the creation of a dedicated subsidiary, Objenious.
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(Updated: February 2016)