Kartal is located on the Anatolian side of Istanbul and has nearly 500,000 inhabitants. The district borders Pendik, Sultanbeyli, Maltepe and Sankakutepe. There are many places to discover around Kartal. Kartal Seafront, Surp Nışan Armenian Church, Kartal Historical Bazaar, Dragos Hill and its surroundings, Kartal Mosque, Yakacık Square, City Park, Aydos Forest, and more are Kartal attractions. Meanwhile, the industry in the Cartal area has developed at a high level.
It is very convenient to reach various points in Istanbul from this area. Two districts in the Central Anatolia region, such as Bostancı and Kadikoy, can be reached by subway here. After changing trains on this line, you can easily reach the European side with options such as ferries, high-speed ferries, and Marmaray.
Kartal is a quiet and noiseless area where families with children prefer to live. As a safe area, Kartal meets almost all the needs of the inhabitants. Weekends are busy and there are many things to do, such as walking, biking, dining at restaurants, drinking beer and coffee at a cafe by the sea. The Dragos coast is famous for one of the most beautiful views of the Prince’s islands.
Kartal Municipality focuses on five key strategies for developing the district.
- Sustainable development
- Istanbul is a world city of culture.
- Invest in the service sector.
- Improve the quality of life.
Therefore, the community is very interested in: Transforming the selected area into a high-quality residential area.
The expected development of the district is the Green City program in the Kartal Pendik area, also known as the Kartal Urban Transformation Area. The project is being carried out by the internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid. Over the next 20 years, luxury residential areas, concert halls, theaters, museums, docks, and hotels will be built here. The development includes office and residential towers, parks, restaurants, cultural centers, and a marina.
This area is ideal for guests who come to Istanbul for business and spend most of their time on the Anatolian side or those who want to invest near Sabiha Gokcen Airport. If you like to travel and live in Kartal, the most logical thing is to fly to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, as the distance between this airport and Kartal is only 10 km. Real estate investment in Kartal is one of the most profitable types of investments, as it is a vital and active area that attracts Turkish and foreign businessmen and investors, work is currently underway on more than 35 projects in the Kartal area