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
In the process of managing the shopping center, owners may encounter problems, the cause of which lies in the design of the mall. It is most difficult to solve them, because this will require reconstruction of the building. Vitaly Lvova, Director General of PromotionRealty Marketing Communications Agency, talks about what to consider at the design stage of a shopping facility.
From a technical point of view, a shopping center, like any building, consists of transformable and supporting structures. And the profitability of the trading object depends on how correctly the second ones are placed. Mistakes made during the design can become critical. It is possible to partially correct them by competent seating of operators and logistics of customer flows, but only the reconstruction of the building will completely correct it. Continue reading
Architecture of shopping centers as a reflection of the surrounding reality
The architecture of trade was not only a projection of the general state of the economy, but also reflected public sentiment. Analyzing trends in the design of shopping facilities, it is necessary to talk about this in the context of the entire state of world trade.
Now we are witnessing the rapid development of various online retail formats. With the advent and strengthening of e-commerce, the role and importance of physical shopping centers in modern society began to decline. This is not a quick but inevitable process. Continue reading