The sales crash on the housing construction market
The Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastral Matters and Cartography (Rosreestr) has registered a dramatic decline in sales on the housing construction market in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Toll roads: they didn’t work
The experiment with the M-11 highway toll sections has shown that our drivers prefer worse, but free, roads.
The ground floor – for a garage?
A specialist comments on the decision of the Moscow authorities to construct parking lots on the ground floors of building
Investments in Russia: foreign media review, January 25th-31st, 2016
Last week, from 25th to 31st of January, the activities of the Russian Direct Investment Fund came into view of the foreign media. The Fund has launched several new joint projects with France’s CDC International Capital, UAE’s marine terminal operator DP World and Egyptian commercial banks.
How much housing was put into operation in Russia in 2015?
In 2016, developers are planning to put into operation as much housing as in 2014 and 2015. The construction industry development institute has shared the preliminary results showing last year’s putting into operation of housing.
An analysis of foreign investments in Russia’s construction industry in 2015
In 2015 the new partnership agreements with foreign investors in the Russian construction sector made headlines time and again. And this is no wonder, since construction in Russia is on the rise and the authorities, as well as investment platforms, are making significant efforts to create a favourable business environment, despite certain tensions existing on the international stage.
How TechnoNIKOL develops foreign exports and helps agrarians
What helps the TechnoNIKOL company increase its exports of slag wool and open new plants in spite of the crisis? Ryazan is the main production center of TechnoNIKOL, one of the leading domestic producers of heat-insulating materials. The company’s largest plant, which, in spite of the crisis, is increasing its export deliveries, is situated in this ancient Russian city. In 2015 the exported share of its manufactured products grew from 7% to 20%, having compensated for the decrease on the home market. What strategy has the company chosen over recent years? The Director General of Mineral Insulation for TechnoNIKOL, Irek ALLAYAROV, answers this and other questions.
Construction: an abysmal year
Can the crisis in the construction sphere be stopped? This now-traditional question was discussed at a round table session.
Do store brands of retail chains guarantee quality?
Millions of citizens have got accustomed to the presence of own-brand products on the shelves of big chain supermarkets. Are there any store brands in construction retail companies? What are they for and are there any advantages to buying them?
What the authorities want to burden road constructors with during the crisis
The crisis has affected the road construction industry as much as anyone. What should road constructors do in such complex economic conditions? What schemes will help to provide companies with orders and people – with work? These issues were considered at the plenary meeting of the annual “World of Bridges” (“Mir Mostov”) forum in Saint-Petersburg.