Real Estate


Q1 2010

The Faces Behind Moscows Facades

  • March 11, 2010
In a young real estate market like Russias, reputation is key. Following a turbulent year of asset seizures and poor financial results for some companies, it is likely to pay for investors to know just whose experience stands behind the major local development firms.

Is Equity Capital Realistic for Russia?

  • March 11, 2010
In Europe, debt is going to be strictly rationed, as commentators proffer equity as real estates main source of capital. Though for Russias real estate market, capital will not likely be equity-sourced this year.

The Implications of Energy Efficiency for Real Estate

  • March 11, 2010
A new law makes developers and owners responsible for the efficiency of all forms of energy use in buildings, not just the light bulbs.

Emerging Land Law

  • March 11, 2010
Russian real estate law has already seen numerous changes, yes big obstacle remain. Steven Shone, former head of real estate at CMS Russia, recounted his experiences over the last seven years.

News in Brief

  • March 11, 2010

Appointments

  • March 11, 2010

Editor's View

  • March 11, 2010
2010 has begun, but in many respects promises only to be a stopgap or holding bay for the real estate market. With owners holding on to assets and market inertia seemingly continuing, this year is likely to require patience in the real estate sector. However, the market has already witnessed projects unfrozen and pledges from two state banks to resume lending for developments, though who exactly will get this money remains to be seen.

News in Brief

  • March 11, 2010

Sustainable and Attractive

  • March 11, 2010
With little development in Moscow and few foreign investors currently, green development remains somewhat academic; however, the flight to quality and demand for low costs could bring about changes.

What's Up?

  • March 11, 2010

Retail Repositioning

  • March 11, 2010
Retail is making a tentative, selective recovery, but there is no consensus on the role that Russians and foreigners retailers and investors will play in the new landscape.
Q1 2010
Q1 2010
Who own how much of what?
The flight to quality may have a green hue
German mortgage banks and a rebellious capital: the development of Russian land law