PT Jababeka Tbk was established in 1989. In the same year, the development of industrial estate took place in Cikarang, known as Jababeka Industrial Estate, while the residential estate was started being developed three years later. In 1994, PT Jababeka Tbk was listed on Jakarta and Surabaya stock exchange, making it the first publicly listed industrial estate developer in Indonesia.[1] Then in 1996, there were acquisitions of Menara Batavia in Jakarta CBD and also 1,000 ha industrial land in Cilegon, Banten. Still in the same year, PT Jababeka Tbk inaugurated the Jababeka Golf and Country Club in Jababeka. Then in 2001, there was inauguration of Education Park, including President University.


Development was still going on with the next project was the development of Jababeka Central Business District (CBD) in Cikarang in the year of 2003, and continued with the groundbreaking of 130 MW Power Plant project in 2007 as well as Medical City in 2008. Besides the power plant, another infrastructure developed was the dry port. Cikarang Dry Port started operations in 2010 and appointed as an Integrated Customs Services Zone with international port code IDJBK. In 2011, PT Jababeka Tbk acquired 1,500 ha land in Tanjung Lesung, Banten. Next development was the Kendal Industrial Estate in Central Java while in Jababeka, Bekasi Power started operating in 2013. By 2014 PT Jababeka Tbk achieved over IDR 2.5 trillion in revenue. In 2015, development of US$1 billion Plaza Indonesia Jababeka township project was begun.