Turkey‘s rapid economic development over the past ten years has made Istanbul interesting for Central European tourists as well as – and perhaps even more so – for the global finance industry. For several years, Istanbul‘s new economic centre has been establishing itself in Atasehir, a suburban district on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. Visually, the architecture of the housing units is not dissimilar to that of Modi’in Illit, Rawabi, Nova Gorica or Benidorm (#7); the area‘s unmistakable character lies in the exorbitant price per square metre and the local mosque named after the Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan.