A city where Asia and Europe meet each other: ISTANBUL
Istanbul, with a population of 16 million, is the largest urban city of Turkey. The city is Turkey`s economic center of gravity. Istanbul`s cosmopolitan and intercultural spirit is proven by the fact that approximately 37k international companies conduct their business in the city. Companies and business people choose Istanbul as an investment destination on account of the fact that it has a supportive, stable and competitive business environment.
As for the Tourism Istanbul’s beauty has made it one of the most popular tourist destination for people across the world for several decades. Besides domestic tourists, approximately more than 13 million people visit the city every year, especially from Germany, Middle East, United Kingdom, United States and Russia. The reason behind Istanbul`s strong and competitive tourism sector is that it has unique juxtaposition of natural beauty, diversity, and history that it used to be capital to two biggest empires. Istanbul is the melting pot of various ethnic groups and religions that live together peacefully.
Istanbul is the one of the world`s fastest growing cities. According to Foreign Policy and the McKinsey Global Institute, Istanbul will register the 14th-highest absolute GDP growth among world cities by 2025, with a nominal increase of 291.5 billion US dollar. The city is the second most populous city in the world after Shangai. Recently, foreign investors have been more interested in buying a property in Istanbul than the past years since the city is one of the world’s fastest growing cities.
Why Invest in Istanbul?