What about Marmaraya Shopping Mall? How it will be: The 1 st Regional Directorate of State Railways has proposed from the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Council to change the area of approximately 22 thousand square meters from the "Söğütlüçeşme Train Station Area" to "Marmaray Station and Railway Viaduct Under Trade Area". The proposal was transferred by the Parliament to the Development and Public Works Commission.
According to the report of Özlem Güvemli from Cumhuriyet Newspaper, Kadıköy The 22 thousand square meter Söğütlüçeşme Train Station site, which is owned by TCDD in Hasanpaşa, has been planned as “Railway Under Viaduct Trade and Service Area” with the 2011/1 and 1000/1 thousand scale development plans approved in 5. Substitution, Turkey İş Bankası A.Ş. Members of the Social Security and Solidarity Fund Foundation objected.
Objection Kadıköy It was delivered to the Municipality. Kadıköy The Municipality also conveyed the objection to the Metropolitan Municipality with the view that “there should not be a big shopping center in this area in the form of a shopping mall”. The related commission stated that the project was done due to the fact that the foundation also passed through the land owned by the foundation and noted that it was reorganized accordingly.
The appeal was not found to be appropriate because the justification disappeared. Then, in accordance with the plan change, parceling of the station area was made and it was registered in 2012. In December of the same year, the proposal for a change of plan came to the agenda of the IMM Parliament.
The subject was once again evaluated by the General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments and it was requested from the institutions that the trade function of the area under the Söğütlüçeşme Viaduct cannot be maintained. DLH Marmaray (Istanbul) Regional Directorate and Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ministry of Infrastructure Investments also considered that the viaduct gold could be used as a commercial area after the completion of the design and construction works of the Marmaray Project.