Founded by Mr. Şarık Tara (acting as Honorary President of the company) and his brother in-law, the late Mr. Sadi Gülçelik in 1957, ENKA İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş. (ENKA) is a global engineering and construction firm headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. Being a holding company, ENKA provides services through its subsidiaries in the following areas:

ENKA is the largest construction company in Turkey and ranked among the ENR’s Top International Contractors since 1982. Mr. Mehmet Tara, acting as the President and Chairman of the Executive Committee, is the third generation of the Tara family to lead the company.

Ranked among the most valuable brands of Turkey, ENKA had a turnover of USD 2.9 Billion in 2017, distributed across the company’s prime business lines as shown on the right:

ENKA is traded publicly in Borsa Istanbul (BIST) with a Market Cap of circa USD 6 Billion.

Records show that, thus far, ENKA completed 123 projects in Turkey amounting to a contract value of USD 7 Billion, and another 393 projects with a contract value of USD 38,5 Billion have been awarded to ENKA in foreign countries.