Akmerkez is also a company belonging to Akkök Holding which operates since 1993. In order to evaluate its success in other projects within the real estate investment and management area, Akiş is founded in 2005.

Established within the structure of Akkök Group in 2005, Akiş REIT aims to apply the experience and expertise it has accumulated in the real estate sector, which it has positioned among the group’s strategic business areas, in various projects.

Akiş developed successful projects such as Akasya and Akbatı in a short period. Akiş REIT assumed the title of Real Estate Investment Trust on May 18, 2012 upon application to the Capital Markets Board. Subsequently Akiş REIT was listed on Borsa Istanbul on January 9, 2013. Akiş REIT aims to implement prestigious projects in the real estate industry, with the abiding principle that ‘Each square meter of your life deserves more.’

Akiş REIT tended towards the street retail industry, with an alternative approach to shopping mall investments, and aims to bring about regular dividend income for its partners by means of leasing incomes, which it will scale up with these investments. Within the scope of this strategy, Akiş REIT focuses on projects oriented towards street retail in Istanbul Bağdat Street in 2014, and it will soon develop sustainable projects reflecting its vision.  

The Company became one of the key players in the sector, with new trend-setting projects developed at the right time and in the right location. Closely following up the ever-changing sector trends and socio-economic developments, Akiş REIT continues to initiate projects that make a difference in the real estate sector.