In the Early days, Bodrum was a town of fishermen and sponge divers. Then gradually, Bodrum started attracting people with artistic backgrounds, who decided to stay in the town. Now Bodrum hosts many poets, singers, and artists, hence it is famous for art and culture since the ancient days.
Bodrum is becoming a popular second home destination for investors from Turkey as well Europe. There is a considerable increase in real estate investment from foreign as well domestic customers.
Tourism is the main asset of Bodrum. Due to its active nightlife and beautiful coastline, Bodrum has become the main spot for tourists. It is also famous for shopping for leather goods.
Golf is also picking up in the city. There are a lot of brand new golf courses being built on the Bodrum peninsula. Along with Golf, Yachting is also in demand in the city.