Turkey is undertaking a significant number of infrastrucure projects, benefiting from public-private partnerships, writes ABDULAZIZ KHATTAK. Turkey’s construction sector is expected to experience a slowdown this year, down to 5.6 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) real growth, compared to the 7.

Turkish ceramic giant Kaleseramik plans to expand its share in the projects market in the Middle East, having already completed a number of reputable housing developments in the region.

Work is under way to convert Istanbul’s historic Galataport district into a vibrant and bustling tourist attraction that will also include the world’s first subterranean cruise terminal. The masterplan of the project has been prepared by design practice Studio Dror and architects Gensler.