ULI Turkey

The Urban Land Institute is a global non-profit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has more than 38,000 members in 82 countries representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.

ULI has been active in Europe since the early 1990s and today we have over 2,600 members across 27 different countries. ULI Europe has a particularly strong presence in the major European real estate markets of the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands but is also active in emerging markets such as Turkey and Poland.


ULI Turkey Ayse Erktin headshotA Message from Ayse Erktin, ULI Turkey Chair

ULI Turkey positions itself as Turkey’s urban land use think tank by fostering and communicating global experience.

In addition to ULI’s mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in bringing together all stakeholders in order to create value for sustainable communities, ULI Turkey focuses on Turkey’s individual issues on real estate. ULI Turkey aims to:

  • introduce Turkish real estate sector with global best practices;
  • offer the sector a point of contact with the global real estate market;
  • foster dialogue for the institutionalization and financial depth of the Turkish real estate sector as well as sustainable development;
  • contribute to the cultivation of young leaders

ULI Turkey members represent a select group of individuals from prominent firms of the industry and we could not achieve our goals without members who play an active role in shaping our programmes and initiatives.   To join this resourceful and dynamic group, please contact turkey@uli.org.

ULI Turkey Chair

Ayse Erktin
Has Mimarlik

ULI Turkey Coordinator

Dr. Abdurrahman Arıman
E: turkey@uli.org

Executive Committee

Ersun Bayraktaroğlu

Emre Camlıbel
Soyak Holding

Nesecan Cekici

Ozgür Demir
AB Invest

Ali Dumankaya
DKY İnsaat

Omer Egesel
Tekfen Emlak

Didem Erendil
Cushman & Wakefield

Buket Hayretci
Aareal Bank AG

Tavit Köletavitoğlu
Atlas Conceptia

Hakan Malak

Burcin Sezen

Firuz Soyuer

Young Leader Co-Chairs

Didem Erendil
Cushman & Wakefield

Hakan Malak