Moscow approves construction of 7.5 mln sq m of real estate
745 construction permits for more than 7.5 million square meters of real estate has issued Mosgosstroynadzor in the first half of 2016.
This is almost two times more than in the same period of the last year, when construction permits were issued for 3.9 million square meters.
According to the Chairman of the Committee for State Construction Supervision of Moscow Oleg Antosenko, the volume of permitted construction of housing more than doubled – from 2.1 million square meters in the first half of 2015 to 5.3 million square meters this year.
In addition, there is almost twofold increase of issued permits for construction of kindergartens – 19 vs 10, and fivefold increase of permits for construction of sports facilities – 20 vs 4.
“Since the beginning of the year we also issued construction permits for 11 hotels, 10 schools, 9 health care facilities, 5 cultural-educational and 12 religious buildings, 18 objects of trade and services, 6 large multi-functional complexes, 17 administrative and business buildings, and 7 garage facilities,” Oleg Antosenko said.
Representative of Mosgosstroynadzor added that in the first half of 2016 it was issued construction permits for 31 road facilities (almost threefold increase compared to the previous year) and 25 metro facilities (2.5 times increase).