Istanbul’s Taksim Square to be converted into a shopping mall
Apr30

Istanbul’s Taksim Square to be converted into a shopping mall

The historic “Topçu Kışlası” (Artillery Barracks) in Istanbul’s Taksim Square are to be converted into a shopping mall and might serve as a residence with social facilities, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in a speech today, as he unveiled details of some other major urban projects to be rolled out in Istanbul in a near future. The rebuilding of the Topçu Kışlası was approved by the High Council for Protection of Cultural and...

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Countdown to Zorlu Center, Istanbul’s New Center of Attraction
Apr16

Countdown to Zorlu Center, Istanbul’s New Center of Attraction

Zorlu Property Group was in the limelight of foreign investors at MIPIM 2013; the leading real estate event held in Cannes, France on March 12th-15th. Zorlu Property Group, with the goal of implementing globally recognized projects, promoted the Zorlu Center and Zorlu Levent Office projects among the world’s most prestigious and leading projects at the Riviera Hall. This year, MIPIM holds particular significance for Zorlu Property...

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Jurassic Land brings dinosaurs to life in Istanbul
Dec15

Jurassic Land brings dinosaurs to life in Istanbul

Jurassic Land invites you to explore the world of dinosaurs, adding a new dimension of the concept of entertainment. Turkey’s biggest education and entertainment venue, Jurassic Land, is in Forum Istanbul. Based on the concept of edutainment – combining education and entertainment – Jurassic Land covers a huge area of 10,000 square meters. Both adults and children will enjoy its museum, approved by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism,...

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Akmerkez Istanbul shopping mall honored with 6 prestigious awards
Nov09

Akmerkez Istanbul shopping mall honored with 6 prestigious awards

Akmerkez was honored with 6 prestigious awards from 4 major international institutions. The pioneer of the shopping and lifestyle center concept in Turkey, Akmerkez continues to receive international awards for its innovative projects. Awarding upscale and creative projects in the marketing communications industry, the Hermes Awards, IPRA Golden Awards, ICSC Solal Marketing Awards and Stevie International Business Awards honored...

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Madonna’s wax statue unveiled in Istanbul
Nov09

Madonna’s wax statue unveiled in Istanbul

A Madonna wax statue has been unveiled at Sapphire shopping mall in Istanbul. An eight-person Ukrainian has immortalized pop diva Madonna – in wax at least – with a new sculpture that was unveiled November 6th at a museum in Istanbul’s Sapphire shopping mall. Turkish-American Businessmen Association Chairman Ekim Alptekin, museum director Jale Kuşhan and theater artist Betül Arım helped unveil the statue, while Kuşhan added that the...

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