Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. operates a private rail system in the Kanto region. The company's transportation business consists of fixed-route and long distance bus services, taxi services, freight trucking, and other services. It leases various sites for stores, office buildings, houses, and warehouses; and operates amusement parks and tourism business. The company also develops and sells homes and land, as well as condominium units; provides real estate leasing and brokerage, and car and bicycle parking lot services; and manages the Courtyard by Marriott, Tokyo Ginza hotel, and the Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo in the center of Tokyo. In addition, it operates Tobu department stores in Ikebukuro, Funabashi, Utsunomiya, Ohtawara, and Tochigi, as well as a chain of supermarkets; provides construction, and building and facility management services; and supplies construction materials and heating systems. Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. was incorporated in 1896 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.