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MILESTONES

  • 2022

    - On January 27, 2022, Akfen REIT’s registered capital ceiling increased from 1,000,000,000 TL to 6,500,000,000 TL was approved at Extraordinary General Assembly and the amendment of Article 8 of articles of association titled "Capital and Shares" Akfen REIT was registered on February  1, 2022.

    - The concept project with Penguen Gıda Sanayi A.Ş. “Penguen Gıda” was signed on March 10, 2022. The project is going to be located in Bursa Görükle has a total area of 226,465 m² which is going to be designed by Tabanlıoğlu Architecture A.Ş. that is going to be the headquarter of Penguen Gıda.

    - Accor Group who is the operator of Akfen REIT’s four hotels in Russia, stated that it has suspended both its growth and opening new hotel operations in Russia. Accor Group still continues its operations including Akfen REIT’s Hotels in Russia. In addition to this Akfen REIT’s tenant’s in Samara Office also still continue to operate their operations as well.

    - In 2022 Akfen REIT’S long-term national corporate credit was rated by JCR Eurasia Rating Inc., which was announced as BBB (good credit quality) last year increased to A- (high credit quality), and improved its investment grade level.

    - With the help of increased revenues of Akfen REIT’S provided cash surplus, EUR 3.1 million early payment was made in addition to the ongoing loan repayment plan.

    - Due to the elimination of pandemic effects and the increases in the fx rates results as significant changes in the asset value of the portfolio of Akfen REIT therefore interim valuation of assets performed as of June 30, 2022.

    - As of 1 July, Akfen REIT started to be traded on the BIST 100 with the share code AKFGY.

    - On 14 September 2022, land of 22,197 m² in Muğla, Bodrum Yalıkavak was purchased in cash for a price of 365 million TL, with all licenses and permits ready. A contracting agreement was signed with Akfen Construction and Tourism Inc. for the land.

    - On 29 September 2022, Akfen REIT ended the share buyback program with the approval of the Extraordinary General Assembly.

    - On 11 November 2022, shares with a nominal value of 259.980.000 TL in total, corresponding to 20% of the Company’s capital, were sold at a price of TL 3.70 per share with a nominal value of TL 1; of the total 129.990.000 TL belonged to Akfen Holding Inc., one of Akfen REIT’s shareholders, whose shares are traded on Star Market, and 129.990.000 TL belonged to Akfen International Holding B.V.

    - On 29 December 2022, Akfen REIT purchased the entire company of Gökliman Investment Construction Tourism Trade Inc which owns an 83,625 m² land in Milas Kıyıkışlacık from Akfen Real Estate Portfolio Management Inc. with a 40% discount for 477 million TL.

    - On 31 December 2022, After the valuation of the real estates in the portfolio of the Company and its subsidiaries, the value of the real estates in the portfolio increased by 38% on a Euro basis compared to the previous year and reached 590.2 million Euros (31.12.2021 428.5 million Euros).

  • 2021

    - 238 million TL convertible bonds were converted into shares and redeemed.
    - With 450 million TL allocated capital increase, 3 new assets (Isparta Student Dormitory, Kütahya Student Dormitory, Bodrum Loft) worth 62.5 million EUR were purchased for 53 million EUR.
    - Rental agreements of 19 hotels were revised with Accor, resulting in an increase in rents of approximately 15%.
    - Financial debt of 177.7 million EUR was refinanced with a term of 10 years.
    - After the 3rd capital increase of 55 million EUR, the financial debt was reduced to 132 million EUR.
    - BBB rating received from JCR.
    - 51% participation in Fıratcan İnşaat, owner of the Söğütlüçeşme Project, at a cost of EUR 6.2 million.

  • 2020

    - Within the scope of coronavirus measures, 13 of our hotels stopped their activities for an average of 4 months. 3 of our hotels have been allocated to healthcare professionals for 2 months.

    - A protocol was signed for the restructuring of the existing bank debt of 177.7M Euros from Credit Europe and Fibabanka with a 10-year maturity.

  • 2019

    - Bulvar Loft Project was sold wholesale and 380 million TRY revenue was obtained from the project.
    -With the buyback of 2.015.384 units of shares, the total repurchased shares reached 6.233.384 units, and its ratio to capital reached 3.39%.

  • 2018

    - Shares Convertible Bonds issued for the first time by a public company in Turkey, took place in the history of our company by  17 January 2018  170.000.000. –TRY nominal value of.

    - 1000 A group and 1000 D group privileged shares of Akfen Holding were transferred to Hamdi Akın.

  • 2017

    - The 200-room Ibis Otel Tuzla became operational. 

    - The Land (area: 36.947 m²) Sales Counterpart Revenue Sharingn project (Bulvar Loft); with 822 houses and 7000 m² commercial area locatted in Ankara, Gölbaşı, Kızılcaşar; is transferred on 10 November 2017 to ordinary partnership which established on 9 Kasım 2017 and by Akfen Consturction (Akfen İnşaat A.Ş.) and Akfen REIT (Akfen REIT 99% - Akfen Construction 1%).

    - Between 19.09.2016 - 23.05.2017, 2.29% of the capital was repurchased as 4.218.000 units.

     

     

  • 2016

    - The 200-room Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus Karakoy became operational. 

  • 2015

    - The 317 room Ibis Hotel Moscow became operational.
    - Financing of 220 million EUR with a 10-year term was obtained from Credit Europe and Fibabanka to refinance existing investments in Turkey, Cyprus, and Russia and to finance our last 5 hotels.

  • 2014

    - The 147-room Ibis Hotel Ankara Airport became operational.

  • 2013

    - 156-room Ibis Hotel Esenyurt/ İstanbul became operational.
    - 140-room Ibis Hotel Alsancak/İzmir became operational.
    - 167-room Ibis Hotel Kaliningrad became operational.

  • 2012

    - 204-room Ibis Hotel Samara started operations.
    - 165-room Ibis Hotel Adana started operations.
    - Akfen REIT’s subsidiary Akfen Real Estate Trading and Construction signed a 20-year lease contract with Voyager Cyprus Limited Company for the lease of a 5-star hotel in Kyrenia, TRNC along with the casino and all the outbuildings.

  • 2011

    - The Company’s paid in capital increased from TL 138 million to TL 184 million through an initial public offering in May 2011.
    - The Company increased its share in its joint investments in Russia from 50% to 95%
    - 177-room Ibis Hotel Yaroslavl started operations.

  • 2010

    - 92-room Novotel Gaziantep and 177-room Ibis Hotel Gaziantep started operations.
    - 96-room Novotel Kayseri and a 160-room Ibis Hotel Kayseri started operations.
    - 200-room Ibis Hotel Bursa started operations.
    - The Company’s paid-in capital was increased to TL 138 million from TL 72 million.
    - Akfen Holding acquired the 32,46 percent share owned by Goldman Sachs.

     

  • 2008

    - 200 room Novotel Trabzon started operations.
     

  • 2007

    - 208-room Novotel İstanbul and 228-room Ibis Hotel İstanbul in Zeytinburnu started operations. 
    - 108-room Ibis Hotel Eskisehir started operations. 
    - 286-room Merit Park Hotel Kyrenia in TRNC started operations.
    - Goldman Sachs became a partner of Akfen REIT by acquiring minority shares.

     

  • 2006

    - Following CMB approval, Aksel Tourism Investment and Operations was transformed into Akfen REIT.

  • 2005

    - Akfen Holding and Accor S.A. signed a memorandum of understanding.

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