Business News: Emir Bahadir, Turkish Playboy, Mogul, Graces The Cover Of Social Life Magazine’s September Issue

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In an exclusive interview with Social Life magazine, the premiere luxury publication for the Hamptons, Entrepreneur and Bahadiring Realty Founder and Principal Emir Bahadir opens up about his professional journey, life's lessons, perseverance and inspirations.

A 26-year old modern renaissance man who manages his days by seamlessly shifting from real estate mogul to entrepreneur to professional jetsetter, Emir graces the cover of the magazine's September issue and offers a rare glimpse into what drives him.

Heir to a generations-old Turkish real estate empire, Emir leveraged his heritage and passion for entrepreneurship to found New York-based Bahadiring Realty, a real estate brokerage and development firm encompassing all aspects of the newest technology available to the industry. With a natural eye for luxury, Emir has grown the company to include his endeavors in luxury lifestyle, entertainment, and commerce.

The following are excerpts from Emir Bahadir's cover story the September issue of Social Life magazine, available in print starting September 1st and available online now at

Five things you didn't know about Emir Bahadir:

Rise and shine: "I wake up evert day at 6 a.m. and go for a run, no matter where I am. I love seeing a city while it's quiet, before all the action starts."

On taking risks: "It's tough to measure how you stack up when it comes to taking risks. One litmus test I give myself is how resilient I am when I face rejection."

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Passion for travel and culture: "I speak four languages — English, Turkish, Italian, and French — which has only enhanced my appreciation for travel."

Entrepreneurship:  "My journey has really been about having a mindset that anything is possible by tapping into my passion for turning those dreams into reality."

From hashtag to lifestyle brand: "My lifestyle brand, BAHADIRING, has come along organically from my Instagram following. The inspiration was to create products for men who are always busy and on the go, but need good quality and results."

On branching out from the family business:

"After I graduated from New York University, I decided to start my own brokerage firm in New York City. I felt that my family was already doing the best job possible in Turkish, Middle Eastern, and European real estate and that opening up in NYC would help me build my own business while extending that of my family's as well."

On expanding his lifestyle brand:

"BAHADIRING has come along organically from my Instagram following. With a growing following of over half a million, I've noticed how engaged people are in my travels and lifestyle. Therefore, launching products that I use in my daily life seems like the natural next step."

On leveraging new platforms:

"I come from a generation that has grown up surrounded by constantly evolving technology, so the possibilities presented by the digital world are always top of mind. The possibilities of the digital world are an integral part of my life, unlike the previous generations of my family."


Emir Bahadir founded Bahadiring Realty as a brokerage and development firm, and further evolved the company to encompass his lifestyle, entertainment and commerce endeavours. In 2014, he orchestrated an alliance with his family's generations-old real estate company in Turkey, which affords Bahadiring Reality the opportunity to connect with investors in Europe and the Middle East to gain international exposure. 

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With a following of 500,000+ on his verified Instagram account, @emirbahadir, Emir has created his own category of luxury lifestyle by chronicling his over-the-top jet-setting escapades using the popular hashtag #bahadiring. In the last year, it has organically grown from a hashtag chronicling his posh escapades on Instagram to a luxury fashion and cosmetics brand.

Images courtesy of Emir Bahadir's Official Instagram and Social Life Magazine


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