90% applications are submitted in an electronic form

At the Moscow Urban Forum presented the results of work to improve the investment climate in construction. Sergey Levkin, Head of the Moscow City Planning Policy Department, spoke about the main reforms implemented since 2012. There was also a presentation of the sociological research conducted by VTsIOM “Administrative barriers in construction through the eyes of… Read more

Simplified Submission of Requests for Construction Permits on

On the website, we upgraded the electronic services “Registration of a construction permit” and “Obtaining permission to commission an object”. Updates conducted in connection with changes in federal legislation. Now those who are planning to build a house on their land plot are not required to obtain permission for individual housing construction. If earlier… Read more

Moscow heads national investment rating attractiveness

Moscow confirmed its leadership in the National Rating of the Investment Climate in the Regions of Russia in 2019. These results were announced by representatives of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives on Friday at PMEF-2019. According to the deputy mayor of Moscow for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Yefimov, this is a… Read more

World Bank highly assessed building control quality in Russia

Russia scored 14 out of 15 points in terms of “quality of construction control” in the Doing Business rating. Experts evaluated the quality of control over the safety of buildings at all stages – from design to commissioning, explained Sergey Levkin, head of the Moscow City Urban Planning Policy Department. “Improving the country’s position in… Read more

National rating of invest climate 2018 is published

Moscow entered the top three of the national rating of the investment climate in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in 2018. The updated rating was presented on May 25 by the Director General of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) Svetlana Chupsheva at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The rating is made… Read more

Paper difficulties: how many administrative procedures are required to build a house

The buyers of the housing in brand new facility are interested in three things: reliability of developer, price of the apartment, construction terms. Other aspects of the process are not relevant for them. Meanwhile, developer has to pass 60 or more administrative procedures to build a house in Moscow. Experts told “RIA-Nedvizhimost” how much construction… Read more

Minstroi offered to include energy efficiency requirements into the project documentation

Russian Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector  developed and submitted for consideration by the Government of the Russian Federation a draft resolution, which establishes new requirements for project documentation. In particular, the document assumes the mandatory inclusion of requirements for energy efficiency in the project documentation and equipping buildings under construction with meters… Read more