Bakırköy is one of the oldest and most developed districts of Istanbul. It is a good investment option thanks to its easy accessibility to Bakırköy city center and the abundance of branded housing projects. Moreover, the district is ideal not only for staying but also for spending time, thanks to the abundance of places to visit.
Bakırköy which is located on the European side is adjacent to the Marmara Sea, Zeytinburnu, and Küçükçekmece and Bahçelievler districts.
The town was founded in 384 AD by the Byzantine Emperor Constantine as a summer resort. Although Bakırköy has maintained this function for many years, it is now considered a central Istanbul district. Bakırköy, which was one of the biggest districts of Istanbul until 1989, has taken its present form when Küçükçekmece, Bahçelievler, Bağcılar, and Güngören separated from it and became districts since those years.
Bakırköy is one of the most important summer resorts and entertainment places for Istanbul resident with Florya, Yeşilköy, Yeşilyurt and Ataköy Beaches, coastal cafes, and promenades. One of the reasons that make Bakırköy an ideal investment option is its easy access and location at a strategic point. You can easily reach Yenikapı, Kadıköy and Bostancı, in short, the Asian side, from the sea bus pier on the Bakırköy coast. In addition, it is possible to reach most of Istanbul thanks to the metro and metro-bus lines.
Built in 1913, Veliefendi Race Course, Turkey’s largest and oldest modern horse-racing track (not including the ancient hippodromes in Turkey), is in close proximity.
Making Real Estate Investment in Bakırköy
Bakirkoy which is Turkey’s most populous district is due to developed transportation networks and business opportunities. Housing prices in this area also increase depending on the population density.
As of the end of 2020, the most valued neighborhoods in Istanbul’s Bakırköy district for housing are Sakızağacı, Ataköy 3-4-11. section, Yeşilköy and Ataköy 7-8-9-10 section. The average for sale residential property size is 130 square meters.