Istanbul's giant projects stopped

Istanbul's giant projects stopped: the slowdown in the projects announced as the election promise is remarkable.

The real estate market has been confused in mega projects, which led to great speculation. Sözcü According to the report of the newspaper İsmail Şahin, even for some of the projects announced in the past years as a promise of election, even the nails are not nailed, the fate of some projects remains uncertain.

Channel Istanbul

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the ”crazy project düzenlen that everyone was curiously waiting for at a press conference held in April at 2011. Since then, there have been dozens of news reports that the route of the Kanal Istanbul project has been finalized. Numerous drawings and videos were reflected in the public, but nothing was done for the Channel Istanbul project during the 4 year. In the meantime, some companies started to sell with the motto ”Kanal İstanbul view Bu.

Third Airport

May 2012 in Istanbul in the election declaration. announced that the airport will be made. August 3 declared the project location with the decision of the Council of Ministers. The tender was made in May 2012 and the consortium won the 2013 billion 22 million Euros and the 152 consortium in which Cengiz-Kolin-Limak-MAPA-Kalyon was located. 5. airport construction, 3 year after the tender, due to a shortage of ground could not be started. It's hard to get into service with 2 quickly.

Cable Car Project

May 2012 Kadir Topbas, President of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, announced that there will be a cable car between the European side and the Anatolian side. August 2013 Topbas announced that the starting point of the ropeway project will be Ali Sami Yen in Mecidiyeköy, then it will come to Altunizade, and then the line will continue, including Küçük and Büyük Çamlıca. Topbaş shared visuals about the project from Twitter before the local elections. No concrete steps were taken regarding the project in the 3 year.

Third Bridge

In April 2010, Binali Yildirim, the Minister of Transportation, and Kadir Topbas 3, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. He explained the route of the bridge. 3 where millions of trees are cut. The first concrete in the bridge and Northern Marmara Highway project was laid in May 2013. The ministry 2014 in November 3. 29 2015 2018'da the bridge will be opened, but it seems impossible to reach this date. Considering that the connection paths will be completed at the end of 8 the project will be finished by XNUMX year after the announcement date.

Bio Istanbul

2 was introduced at May 2013 with a ceremony attended by Minister of Environment and Urbanization Erdoğan Bayraktar and Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu. The project, which will include trade areas and residences, remains unclear.

Canal Riva

AKP Beykoz Municipality announced the project in August 2012. Since then, no concrete steps have been taken, except for the work of the Dutch architecture team. It was stated that Kanal Riva, which is planned to be implemented with an investment of 2 billion, will be 15 kilometers long.

Largest Hospital

Turkey and was declared to be Europe's biggest publicly announced in May 2012. 4 bin 100 bed hospital 3 bin 150 would rise on the acres of military land. On June 2014, the General Staff handed over the land. No tender has been made for the project in the past, it is not known when construction will start.

New city

Erdogan, Prime Minister of the time May 2011, Istanbul, Europe and the Asian side of the two new city project to be announced. In the 2013, the tender for the new city to be established on the Asian side was not received. In February 2015, the new city will be located in the vicinity of the Kanal Istanbul project. For the new city project to be established on the European Side, no concrete steps have been taken except for the reserve announcement so far.

Haydarpaşa Project

“Provision development plan to protect Haydarpaşa station, port and backyard” was approved in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council in February 2012. Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş said, “The station will lose its function. We will evaluate the station in such a way as to provide accommodation opportunity. ” In September 2014 Kadıköy Municipality rejected the Haydarpaşa restoration project and did not license it. The uncertainty about the project continues, where new sections such as the underground car park and bazaar of 100 thousand square meters are added.

Istanbul Financial Center

In 2007, the state-owned banks, whose headquarters are located in Ankara, announced that financial institutions will move to Istanbul. As the address, the 300 in Ataşehir, which will later be connected to Ümraniye, showed a huge area of ​​one thousand square meters. The first steps were taken with the development plans prepared in 2008. The Central Bank, BRSA, CMB and state-owned banks, which will take part in the project that was launched in 2012, have not yet hit a nail. The opening date of the project was postponed to 2016 and then to 2018.


The 76-wide project started in 2004 and has only completed 5 kilometers with 13 stations. 150 and 2012, which were transported by 2013 thousand passengers a day, were closed in April and then works were started to connect to Marmaray. Kazlıçeşme - Halkalı There is an 2014 km long line between Çeşme and Gebze. However, it is not known when the contractor firm will end because of the job.



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