An Introduction to Turkish Property Law for Foreigners

An Introduction to Turkish Property Law for Foreigners

Knowing the basics of Turkish property law is essential for anyone thinking of buying a home in the country. This will help safeguard your interests, but also ensure that after you’ve chosen your new home, you can stay involved with the legal process of applying and signing for your title deeds. This blog answers all the questions you need to know before buying real estate in Turkey. 


The Tunektepe Cable Car and Landmark Project of Antalya

The Tunektepe Cable Car and Landmark Project of Antalya

Over the last decade, Turkey has seen many infrastructure projects come to fruition, one success story is the Tunektepe cable car in Antalya. It has been many years in the making and originally thought of in 2013, the first section opened in 2017. It cost 15 million Turkish lira to build, and locals and tourists have flocked to Tunektepe to take the 8.5-minute ride that gives them amazing panoramic views over Sarisu Creek, the western Taurus mountains, Setur Marina and the Konyaalti district.

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High-Performance Business Sectors in Turkey and Why They Matter

High-Performance Business Sectors in Turkey and Why They Matter

Certain business sectors in Turkey are firing on all cylinders. Attracting attention from global investors, entrepreneurs and savvy business executives, the supercharged industries matter for one reason. They are all contributing towards Turkey’s 2023 vision plan to be a top ten economy of the world. So, which Turkish industries are significantly contributing towards changing the face of the country?


Summer Things to Do in Bodrum for Lifelong Memories

Summer Things to Do in Bodrum for Lifelong Memories

Summer memories are made in Bodrum. The type of memories that stay with us for a lifetime, and its no coincidence either because Bodrum’s summer hedonistic vibes stretch back decades. Despite its reputation as a favoured spot for celebrities and wealthy business executives, it is the simplicity that captures the attention. If you plan to visit Bodrum this summer, prepare for a destination that purposely detaches itself from worldly affairs, and has its own set of rules.


Istanbul New Third Airport: Making Turkey a Global Hub of Air Travel

Istanbul New Third Airport: Making Turkey a Global Hub of Air Travel

For aviation fans, much of the hype this year is about the Istanbul New Third Airport. The four-phase project will not be complete until 2028, yet phrase one is set to open in 2018. Set to serve 150 million passengers a year, estimates say the six-runway airport, will cost 11.3 billion USD to build. More than 200 airlines will fly from it to roughly 350 destinations around the world. The airport will also be a significant cargo centre, and in turn, change the face of international buying and selling.


Well Known Foreign Companies Operating in Turkey

Well Known Foreign Companies Operating in Turkey

At the turn of the century, Turkey looked towards being a global player to boost its economy. They formed a plan to be a top performing financial system of the globe, and in the process, changed laws, offered incentives and made it a lot easier for foreign companies to operate in Turkey. Specifically aiming to increase foreign direct investment, the results soon started coming in as increasingly more foreigners invested in real estate, textiles, automotive, tourism and energy.


The Konyaalti Coastline and Bogacay Marina Projects

The Konyaalti Coastline and Bogacay Marina Projects

In 2015, award-winning architects Perkins + Wills who have completed sizeable projects all around the world received approval to design an ultramodern, sustainable tourism centre in Antalya. Rather than focusing on already established touristic areas, they concentrated on a swampy 58 square kilometre piece of land called the Bogacay Basin Creek. Admiring fans of their architectural designs were Antalya’s mayor, Menderes Turel, and Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


4 Excellent Reasons to Invest in Turkey

4 Excellent Reasons to Invest in Turkey

Whether it is real estate or business, anyone looking to invest in Turkey will be pleasantly surprised with the massive range of opportunities available. Gone are the days when real estate purchases were haphazard and shrouded in confusion and legal loopholes. The days when foreign investors were second class to Turkish professionals have also been laid to rest. Turkey has revolutionised its foreign investor sector to become one of the most competitive markets in the world.


Will Antalya Become Turkey’s Version of Hollywood?

Will Antalya Become Turkey’s Version of Hollywood?

When it comes to famous film studios of the world, people think of Hollywood, Bollywood or the charming French city of Cannes. Turkish government wants to turn the Mediterranean hub of Antalya, into Turkey’s version of Hollywood. They want it to be a favourite hangout place for celebrities and a destination where overnight you can become a global star, whether you make films or appear in them.


Weird and Unusual Things to do in Turkey

Weird and Unusual Things to do in Turkey

Holidaymakers want more than a beach life. Rather than visit top rated attractions they look for unknown, weird and wonderful themes. They are todays independent travellers, full of curiosity and want to know about unusual things to do. They want to visit unique places or indulge in activities they can’t do at home. They want to holiday like a Turk and fully immerse themselves in all things quirky. Whether you are young or old, adventurous or simply curious, Turkey delivers when it comes to places and attractions.


Expat Challenges in Turkey and How to Overcome Them

Expat Challenges in Turkey and How to Overcome Them

The dream of living in Turkey fills people with hope. They imagine a life by the beach, with gorgeous weather and a stunning home. They think of their perfect utopia, and it is what motivates to wake up. Unfortunately, while there is nothing wrong with this dream, it rarely goes so smoothly. Moving to a different country can be a stressful experience if you are not prepared for the expat challenges that accompany a life in Turkey.


Why Organic Food Market in Turkey is Growing in Strength

Why Organic Food Market in Turkey is Growing in Strength

In 2017, Turkey exported 21,000 tons of organic food. Reaching 68 countries, earning 87 million USD in revenue, which was an increase on 2016 of 17%. The organic food market of Turkey is looking towards exporting even more goods in 2018, with countries like Germany, the USA and France driving the demand. Organic food companies are also eager to increase exports to the EU, one of Turkey’s already existing fruitful business partnerships.


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