Liverpool, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 13, 2009 -- Altinkum is slowly emerging as a top investment destination in Turkey. This Aegean Coast beach resort is just 20 minutes walk from Didin and pulling the tourists by droves. With the under construction Marina in the region scheduled to open sometime in the summer of 2009, Altinkum is poised to become one of the most sought after investment destinations in the whole of Turkey.
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Being a beach resort, Altinkum is obviously renowned for everything âaquaticâ. The turquoise blue waters kissing the white sandy beaches form the backdrop of this beautiful place under the Sun. Besides the beaches, the place boasts of numerous other hotspots to thrill the visitors, like Altinkum aqua park, Ephesus-roman ruins, and 5-island boat trip. You can also look forward to some nocturnal fun in numerous pubs and clubs in the area.
D-Marin Didim Marina
The entire landscape of Altinkum is set to change come the summer of 2009 with the opening of second largest Marina in Turkey â the D-Marin Didim Marina. Being built by the Dog(us, Group, one of Turkeyâs leading construction companies, on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis for 25 years, the Marina will cover an area of staggering 287,000 sq. metres. The company is expected to spend anywhere in the region of US$50 million as the construction cost of Marina.
The construction of this D-shaped Marina has already started in the right earnest with the walls in the sea visible from all vantage points along the coastline.
The striking features of D-Marin Didim Marina include:
- A Yacht Club - A Heliport for the helicopters of rich and famous to land direct on the site - A Capacity for 623 berthed yachts and 600 yachts in dry dock - A Yacht Lift for 300 and 100 tonnes - Projected to serve mainly yachts of 75-150 metres long, such as mega-yachts which are gaining immense popularity on the Aegean and east Mediterranean seaboard - Cruise facility for Greek Islands of Kalimnos, Kos and Samos - A Customs Post, Port Authority facilities, and a Passport Control Unit - A Swimming Pool - A Shopping Centre - Supermarkets - Yacht Equipment Shops - A Fitness Centre and other Sports facilities - Banks - A Petrol Station - Restaurants - A Cultural Centre
D-Marin Didim Marina and the Property Market in Altinkum
The development of this new Marina in Altinkum is expected to usher in a renewed interest in property among national and international investors.
The Minister of Transport, Binali Yildirim hopes: âAfter the marina is built, I believe it will bring tourism to Didim all year round. It will be seen as the shining star of the Aegean and the Mediterranean.â
The Chief Executive of the Dog(us, Group believes that Didim marina would bring extra new business to the area. Further, he opines that âthe yachtsmen would be keen to use the marina, as it was on the Cesme, Kusadasi, Bodrum, Datca and Marmaris routes, while ferry boats from the Greek islands of Kos, Samos, Kalimnos, Leros and Patmos would be an added draw.â
Mayor of Didim MÃ¼min Kamaci seconded the bullish views on Altinkum and added: âThe marina will be an important investment for the country in general and will revive the regional economy.â
Additionally, Altinkum is set to witness the launch of two new golf courses and a ferry port.
The excitement generated by the Marina has also evoked tremendous interest in the 5-star hotels that are looking to invest heavily in the area.
The overall result of this new Marina being built for Altinkum is a surge in the prices of property â both commercial as well as residential. Overseas investors, particularly from the UK, have started making a beeline to explore real estate opportunities in the area. Both the residents and the officials are excited by this newfound interest among national and international investors in the Altinkum real estate market. All expertsâ projections indicate a bullish trend in the Altinkum property market that is also expected to sustain for a long time. So, if you are planning a Turkish property [http://www.azureoverseas.com/turkey/] investment, Altinkum presents an alluring opportunity.