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Everything You Want to Know About Basaksehir Area in Istanbul

: 2018-02-21 Modified date : 2019-05-11

Everything You Want to Know About Basaksehir Area in Istanbul
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Where is the Istanbul's Basaksehir area located?

The district of Bashakshehir occupies the throne of the most vital areas of the European part of Istanbul city, which consists of 39 (municipal) areas spread between the European and Asian continents on both sides of the city.

The municipality of Basaksehir was established in 2008 after it was separated from the municipality of Kuchukcekmece. It is bordered by Arnaoutkoy from the north, Eyup from the north-east, Sultan Ghazi, and Esenler from the east, Bagchelar, Kuchukcekmece and Avchilar from the south and Esenyurt from the south-west.

The Infrastructure in Basaksehir

One of the city's most sophisticated infrastructure, the area of Basaksehir is a modern one with a modern and extensive structure.

Basaksehir has become one of the most attractive areas for both local and foreign investors, not only because of modern buildings with the highest standards of comfort and well-being but also because of the strong infrastructure, social, cultural, health and educational facilities that have characterized it from all other parts of Turkey. Making it a competitor to many of its European counterparts.

The area has also the second largest show yard in Istanbul and is used for many different events throughout the year. Theatrical performances, concerts, festivals and Ramadan celebrations are the highlights.

Educational and Health Services

Residents of Bashakshehir are waiting for the opening of a public university in the region. In addition to the ongoing preparations for the opening of several private universities, including the famous Ibn Khaldun University, the area also has a large number of private schools and state schools, from kindergarten up to the secondary school.

In terms of health services, the district has a large number of public and private hospitals, and the biggest hospital in the European continent is currently under construction.

Health facilities in Basaksehir

Basaksehir area is characterized by the spread of its health facilities, which serve the population of the area effectively, where there is a state hospital with a capacity of 100 beds, as well as 23 medical centers of the comprehensive clinics of the state; and as in the education sector, there are also a large number of hospitals And the construction of the largest health complex in Europe is currently underway in the area of Basaksehir.

The area of Basaksehir or the city of Basaksehir in the center of Istanbul, has become one of the most attractive areas for both local and foreign investors, not only because of modern buildings with the highest standards of comfort and well-being, but also because of the strong infrastructure, social, cultural, health and educational facilities that characterized it from other regions of Turkey, making it a rival to many of its European counterparts.

In 2003, the Turkish government began a revolution in the medical sector in all cities of Turkey. It was one of the areas where large medical projects were started. The state began the establishment of the integrated health city in Basaksehir from 2003, the largest at all, not only at the level of Turkey but on the whole European continent.

The construction of a large number of medical facilities has been completed and 8 specialist hospitals in the region, with a capacity of 2,000 and 682 beds, equipped with the latest technology. The new hospitals will be larger than the leading Turkish hospitals in the country. , Such as cerrahpasa Hospital and the famous Capa Hospital.

These hospitals will be divided in terms of specialization to Children’s Hospital, General Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Cancer Hospital, Neurological and Joint Diseases Hospital, Cardiac Hospital, Psychiatric Hospital, Physical Therapy, and Rehabilitation Hospital; and it will be easy to reach these hospitals from all areas across Istanbul by metrotramway, and public transport buses, lines are constantly up to the modern arena in the region, where these hospitals are located.

The central square in Basaksehir

Many visitors to major European cities such as London, Paris, Berlin and other Western cities in general, such as New York and Budapest, admire the infrastructure of these cities, where it is specialized in large central areas, around which there are many vital facilities.

Similarly, the Istanbul region of Basaksehir is witnessing a significant leap forward. The Turkish government is building a huge square in the region, covering an area of 60,000 square meters, to serve as a model for the planning of new cities throughout the country. The space of this square is equal to twice the size of the famous Taksim Square.

Not only will it be known for its large size, but also a wide network of underground structures, with a network of underground transport links across Istanbul for both Asian and Europe continent.

The new square is designed to cater to the needs of the residents of the famous Basaksehir apartments. The area will be surrounded by many vital facilities such as the healthy city, the largest botanical garden in Europe, covering 368,000 square meters, parking lots for thousands of cars, restaurants, cafes, and a mosque that can accommodate 5,000 worshipers.

 Transportation

Bashakshehir has a wide network of transportation, such as public and private bus lines, in addition to the metro line, which has already been completed and the work is continuing on its other part, also the construction of a new tramway line in the area is currently under work.

The Bashakshehir metro line is considered one of the most efficient metro lines in Istanbul, with an access to:

Ataturk Airport, the Marmaray line between the Asian and European continents, and the metro lines that reach Taksim,Beshktash , Mechediakoy and many other areas of Istanbul.

The area has one of the most popular metro lines in the city. It is the Basaksehir -Kirazli metro line between Kirazli and the Koy Olympics, with a length of 16 kilometers and 11 stations. The area also has a large parking and maintenance stand.

There is a connecting station for the line between Basaksehir -Kirazli and the line between Kirazli-Yenikapi, which enables thousands of people living in the apartments of the Basaksehir district to reach many important areas, such as Ataturk International Airport and Marmara Railroad, which connects the two continents European and Asian countries.

The Turkish State intends to build a new tram line in the Basaksehir area; the project is expected to start soon, at a cost of approximately 450 million Turkish liras.

The area of Basaksehir has a wide network of bus routes, where buses reach popular kiosks from all areas of Istanbul, especially the vital areas such as the Taksim and Mecideiakoy and many other important areas of the city.

Currently, a work is underway to strengthen the area with a wide network of railways to be announced soon.

Cultural and Social Benefits

Bashakshehir has a rich social environment with its shopping centers, theaters, cinemas, conference halls and celebrations, it also has many facilities for people with special ability needs, and the stadium within the area of Olympiad is considered the biggest sports stadium in Turkey.

A large area has been allocated to a huge industrial area, providing about 300,000 job opportunities, making it one of the largest industrial areas in Turkey.

Its population is considered to be young, with the age group under 40 forms 40% of the total population, while the age group between 20 and 44 forms 43% of the total population.

The region has a very modern infrastructure, with most of the services available in smart cities applied globally, and the latest technologies are applied by qualified personnel, who are constantly trained by a central management and local administration.

Natural facilities

Basaksehir is the most developed region in Istanbul in terms of its modern infrastructure. It has many natural and artificial facilities. It has one of the largest and most diverse natural valleys in the Sazledara region, which includes a natural and archaeological park at the same time, a historical heritage of the area.

The region also includes another valley called the Water Valley, located in the fifth district of Basaksehir, covers an area of 45 thousand and 723 square meters, and contains 26,000 square meters of pedestrian routes, in addition to the containment of a large number of vital facilities, such as centers shopping, sports, restaurants, cafes, and many other facilities.

A 26,000 square meter lagoon, the largest artificial lake in Istanbul, is located in the Bahcasehir district of Basaksehir, surrounded by 300,000 square meters of parkland, restaurants, playgrounds, private clubs, cafés... The region also has the second largest showroom in Istanbul, which is used for many different events throughout the year. Theatrical performances, concerts, festivals and the holy month of Ramadan are the highlights of these events.

The famous Basaksehir also includes a large protected forest in the Shamalar region. The forest includes a great variety of wild animals such as fox, punk and many other wild animals, as well as large green spaces for hiking. They were allocated by the municipality of Basaksehir to the inhabitants of the neighborhood. This forest is approximately 50 square kilometers and is one of the largest forests in the region.

Bashakshehir district is very close to Ataturk International Airport on the one hand and the new third airport currently being built in Istanbul.

Moreover, the area is also surrounded by a wide network of modern and vital roads, not to mention the proximity to the third bridge on the Bosphorus, making transportation very easy to and from the area.

All of these features make Bashakshehir, one of the most lucrative areas in the real estate sector in Istanbul, where it is seeing a very high turnout by real estate investors to buy properties in Bashakshehir. The price per square meter in some neighborhoods of the area has reached more than 5500 Turkish liras, which is higher than the average in other parts of Istanbul.

The following is a link to the most important and beautiful residential projects recommended by Imtilak Real Estate Company to buy apartments in Basaksehir**

Source: Bashakshehir municipality, Real estate websites, Directorate of the region of Bashakshehir, Emlak Konut

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