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.
Bodrum is becoming a popular second home destination for investors from Turkey as well as 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 a prominent 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.