Moscow issues construction permits for more 7.4 mln sq m of real estate
745 permits for construction of 7.5 million square meters of real estate were issued by Mosgosstroynadzor (Moscow State Construction Supervision Committee) in the first half of this year.
This is almost twice the amount of permits issued in the same period of the last year, when permits for 3.9 million square meters were granted.
According to the Chairman of Moscow State Construction Supervision Committee Oleg Antosenko, there is twofold growth of volume of housing construction – from 2.1 million square meters in the first half of 2015 to 5.3 million square meters in this year.
In addition, almost twice as many permits were issued for construction of kindergartens – 19 instead of 10, and there is fivefold increase in permits for construction of sports facilities – 20 instead of 4.
“Since the start of the year we also issued construction permits for 11 hotels, 10 schools, 9 health care facilities, 5 cultural&educational centers, 12 religious buildings, 18 objects for retail and services, 6 large multi-functional complexes, 17 administrative and business buildings, and 7 garage facilities,” said Oleg Antosenko.
Representative of Mosgosstroynadzor also added that in addition to this in the first half of this year they issued construction permits issued for 31 road projects (almost threefold increase compared to the same period of the last year) and 25 metro projects (2.5 times more).