D.M. Consunji, Inc. (DMCI) is known today as one of the Philippines’ leading construction companies. Throughout its corporate life, DMCI has demonstrated its capability to construct a wide variety of projects ranging from simple chapels and residences to multi-storey hotels and condominiums, irrigation dams to kilometer-long concrete bridges, power transmission lines to industrial plants, theaters to large commercial complexes.
Through continuing research, DMCI is a pioneer in the application of advanced construction technologies in the Philippines. It is renowned for completing technologically complex projects on or ahead of schedule. It enjoys the patronage of both new and repeat institutional clients.
The story began when a young concrete inspector learned valuable insights of what construction is all about-the planning, preparation, implementation, and the systems involved and put up his own contracting company bearing his name, DAVID CONSUNJI Civil Engineers and Contractors. Equipped with a vision, dedication to profession and a degree in Civil Engineering from University of the Philippines, this young inspector in a small room in Pandacan, Manila, DAVID MENDOZA CONSUNJI (DMC) founded D.M.Consunji, Incorporated (DMCI) on December 24, 1954.
Starting from constructing chicken houses for the Bureau of Animal Industry, DMCI has earned a reputation for on schedule delivery and quality work. Since major projects such as the Tacloban Coca Cola Plant and Bacnotan Cement Plant were awarded.
With more than five decades of solid track record in the construction business, DMCI enjoyed the continued patronage of institutional clients such as the Ayala Group, SM Group, Kuok Group, Robinson’s Group, San Miguel Corporation; banking institutions such as the Citibank, N.A., BPI, Equitable and Urban Bank; educational institutions such as the University of the Philippines, and De La Salle University; multinationals such as the John Laing, Obayashi, Mitsubishi Heavy, Oriken, Nippon Steel. Also, industrial companies and some government agencies had sought the services of DMCI and still are using the company’s services.