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The input of new habitation in Moscow has decreased almost 14% in comparison with 2015. More likely, this figure fell in the New Moscow
In 2016 in Moscow was commissioned of 3.34 million square meters of housing, which is almost 14% lower than a year earlier (3,87 million square meters). About this “Vedomosti” said the head of the Department of urban planning policy of Moscow Sergey Levkin. Though the hardest, this figure fell in the New Moscow in the Troitsky and Novomoskovsky administrative areas (Tinao) for the year 2016 was commissioned 1.7 million square metres of housing, whereas the previous year’s 2 million sq. m.
Levkin also noted that the state program “Urban policy” for 2016 it was planned to put 3 million square meters of housing and these plans are even exceeded.
As stated by the managing partner of “Metrium Groups” Maria Litinetskaya, the decline of indicators is explained by the reaction of developers on the first signs of the economic crisis that emerged in the second half of 2014, when they started to freeze new projects. According to the head Irn.ru Oleg Repchenko, the fall could be stronger.
According Irn.ru over the past year the capital’s “square” lost in ruble terms by about 5%, down a penny from $ 180 thousand to 170 thousand rubles, and discount from developers reached 20-25%, while a year earlier discounts rarely reached more than 10%.
The main trend 2016 — reorientation buyers on Moscow in its old borders, said in an interview with the publication, the head of marketing FGC “Leader” Xenia Tsaplina. One of the catalysts of growth in supply in Old Moscow the General Director of company “MIEL” Natalia Shatalin called the new territories under building due to the renovation of industrial zones.
Overall, last year was indicative for the market of new buildings of Moscow, making record amounts of supply, low prices and reducing the area of apartments, said Shatalina. The offer of new buildings in the capital rose by 30.7%, while the number of apartments for sale — 42.1%, she said.
As for the Moscow region, a significant reduction in the volume of new housing was not observed, said the publication of the representative of the Ministry of a building complex. According to him, in 2016 the region was put into operation 8.4 million square meters of housing, while in 2015 — 8.5 million sq. m.
The decline in construction is expected in the whole of Russia, “Vedomosti”. According to forecasts of the Ministry of construction, in the publication, in 2016, the operation should be given no more 77-80 million sqm (in 2015 was 85,3 million square meters).