Real Estate


Q2 2011

Letter From the Editors

  • June 01, 2011
Enter the latest trend. As we detail in this issue's article on Moscow offices, some builders and tenants are foregoing the city's center for its outskirts.

News in Brief

  • June 01, 2011

Picture Roundup

  • June 01, 2011

Office Real Estate Heads West, Northwest, South

  • June 01, 2011
Low vacancy and high prices are pushing companies outside Moscow's center, while a construction ban is forcing builders outside as well. Consultants expect a decentralization of office space and the emergence of office clusters near Leningradsky and Kutuzovsky prospekts and Gazprom's headquarters.

Class A, Class B: Solving Classification Chaos

  • June 01, 2011
Developers love to trumpet the specs of their office project and especially the building's "class." That letter indicates the quality and current condition of the building — or does it?

Property Management Goes Hands On

  • June 01, 2011
Property management is a slowly but surely growing segment of the real estate market. But some people don't even know what it is.

Belgorod: Socialism Gets Its Own Space

  • June 01, 2011
In Belgorod, the regional authorities have attempted to provide low-cost land and housing to residents. They have tried their hand at some social policies as well.

Finance Can Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

  • June 01, 2011
Having a variety of financing options can make for an easier pairing of real estate and banking. Investors are learning.

'Always Prepared' Is Lessee's Best Lesson

  • June 01, 2011
From inaccurate lease documents to poorly routed Internet cables, renting an office can be a minefield. But there are safety steps.

News in Brief

  • June 01, 2011
News roundup from the Northern Capital: Finlyandsky Station readies for a rehaul, a quiet investment firm scoops up five malls and Gazprom's infamous Okhta Center gets a new home.

Appointments

  • June 01, 2011
Q2 2011
Q2 2011
New business hubs emerge as Moscow's office market decentralizes
Property management as asset protector
Belgorod goes for 'socialist' approach