AYD –Council of Shopping Centers – Turkey was established with the aim of being responsible leader of the sector and contributing the sector’s growth. AYD today represents more than 60% of the sector with its members.
As AYD we are proud of realizing 50 billion USD investment, 385 thousand qualified employment in the sector. Our association has supported both organized retail sector’s branding efforts and offered consumers new social and life areas throughout Turkey. Especially in the last decade Retail Sector has become Turkey economy’s fourth largest sector together with shopping centers and both these sectors are providing a great contribution to our economy as both local and foreign investors.