While it was expected that a comprehensive transformation campaign for risky buildings would be launched across the country with the enactment of the law that would accelerate urban transformation, the mobilization came not from transformation, but from privatization. 75 pages of privatization announcements were published in the Official Gazette in one day.
By the decision of the President, 46 real estates owned by the state were approved to be privatized with development plans that will transform them into commercial and residential areas. In addition, the sale of real estate, each more valuable than the other, to individuals and companies was approved. As a result of the latest sales frenzy, 1 billion 414 million 550 thousand TL will enter the state’s coffers, but tens of thousands of square meters of valuable land and land will leave the state’s inventory and enter the title deed records of companies.
By the decision of the President, Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya, BursaApproval was given for the privatization of real estates belonging to the Treasury, Sugar Factories, General Directorate of Forestry, Sümer Holding, and Türkiye Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş., located on 46 separate parcels located in the most valuable places of the provinces of Nevşehir, Çanakkale and Karaman, by changing their zoning plans.
Objections to the zoning plan of some of these properties were also rejected and a decision was made to privatize them. With the zoning changes, these state-owned real estate will be converted into commercial, tourism and residential areas and sold.