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Construction Leader Predicts 15% Growth in Turkish Construction this Year

The chairman of a leading Turkish construction company has said that the industry could see growth of up to 15% this year. Speaking , which was organized by the Association of Turkish Building Material Producers, or İMSAD, on Thursday, Süleyman Varlıbaş, chairman of Varlıbaş Holding said the growth in the...

Posted on 20 April 2010

Turkey Takes Place as One of World’s Hottest Emerging Markets

Turkey is undoubtedly one of the hottest emerging markets in the world right now. Investors are buying Turkish stocks and bonds in record amounts. That is not a figure of speech; the Istanbul Stock Exchange index hit an all-time high on Apr. 9. This was the high-point of a 52-week...

Posted on 18 April 2010

Side Turkey is the Ultimate Seaside Resort Town

It is a commonly held believe that Antalya is one of Turkey's most popular tourism resort locations, and surely one of Turkey's most beautiful Mediterranean coastal regions. Within Antalya the town of Side (pronounced seeday) is one of the most beautiful towns, in Antalya, but also in Turkey as well....

Posted on 17 April 2010

Turkish Property Benefits from Economic Strength

Turkey is finally getting the attention it deserves, as its economy powers out of recession among the strongest in Europe. Thursday saw a senior International Monetary Fund official announce that Turkey weathered the global economic recession successfully. "We believe that Turkey has weathered the crisis successfully," said Caroline Atkinson, director...

Posted on 16 April 2010

Istanbul Airport Traffic Jumps 96% in Q1 – Seven Star Hotel on the Way

Passenger numbers through İstanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport jumped by 96 percent in the first quarter of 2010 from the same period a year earlier, the airport operator said on Thursday. Gökhan Buğday, CEO of ISG – the operator of the second airport in Turkey's largest city -- told a...

Posted on 15 April 2010

The Alanya Gazipasa Airport: What’s the Story?

Many of you will have heard that the Gazipasa Airport, the closest airport to the Alanya hotspot, is to welcome its first international flight on the 22nd of May. This will be an important milestone in the history of the airport, which was first built in 2001. The flight will...

Posted on 13 April 2010

Side Property Turkey Has it All

When it comes to buying overseas property, most people are now clued up what to look for in a destination. Side property Turkey is fast becoming a favourite, because it has all these things. The reason why most buyers today are so clued up in what a destination should have,...

Posted on 11 April 2010

Turkish Economy Looking Good For Strong First Quarter Growth

Industrial output in Turkey was 18.1% higher this February than last, and in the opening two months of the year, 15% higher than the same period of last year. This followed on from an 12.1% year on year increase in output recorded in January, and was a 0.5% month-on-month increase...

Posted on 09 April 2010

Antalya Property Market to be Boosted by Increased Accessibility

The Antalya property market – which is already arguably one of the hottest in Turkey – could potentially see a further increase in foreign demand, due to Cimber Sterling opening up the market to visitors from Copenhagen, with new direct flights to Antalya airport. Though the route is served by...

Posted on 08 April 2010

Turkish Economy Rebounds Strongly from Recession

Turkey’s economic recovery is gathering pace and it won’t be a surprise if first-quarter figures show that output grew 10 percent or more from a year earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said. Turkish manufacturers are building up stocks, reflecting their confidence in the economic outlook, and companies’ order books...

Posted on 03 April 2010