Evgenia Luchitskaya, official representative of A-Store Estates, a Neopolis business district developer, on the situation in the Moscow office market, last year’s results, prospects and expectations. – Eugene, today I would like to talk about the market of high-quality business centers, mainly class A, about vacancy, demand, rental rates … And the first question that worries everyone. The year 2018 has become famous for its low entry. Why, in your opinion, such a failure? – This is really another anti-record for the last 10 years. The reason is simple: we are emerging from a crisis that, of course, has affected the expectations of developers. In 2014-2015, rental rates “grew down”, the market not only became ruble – it collapsed, a huge amount of vacant space was formed. Therefore, the costs that went into the construction of large office buildings did not pay off. The market has changed dramatically. Continue reading
Rustam Aliyev, partner of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP (formerly in Russia – Goltsblat BLP), on the activity of Russian and foreign investors, prospects for transactions, trust and compromises. – Rustam, please clarify to readers what transformation has occurred with your company? – At the beginning of the year, we teamed up with the American company Bryan Cave, and as a result of this merger, a global transatlantic company emerged. This was necessary in order to most fully realize the interests of our customers, who are now striving to diversify their activities and expand into various regions. In addition, the merger with Bryan Cave was a logical continuation of the strategy that the company adhered to initially. Continue reading
Not so long ago, changes occurred in the top management of the Russian representative office of Cofix. The new general director of Urban Cocofix Russia, Blazhei Bernard Reiss, gave his first interview to the information portal Arendator.ru, in which he spoke about new collaborations of the network, about upcoming changes in the assortment matrix of coffee houses and about immediate plans for the development of Cofix.
Tell us about collaborations with other brands? Besides Tele2 and Moskhoztorg, are similar plans planned for cooperation?
Cofix was one of the first companies to successfully implement collaborative collaborations with telecom operators. And if earlier the marketing component was the key factor of this cooperation, now the opportunity to make rent more profitable for both parties is coming to the fore. Continue reading