According to the estimates of JLL analysts, the market for high-quality shopping centers in Moscow increased in the 2nd quarter of 2014 by 183 thousand square meters. m. This is the highest quarterly figure for the last four and a half years: the previous best result was recorded in the 4th quarter of 2009 and amounted to 280 thousand square meters. In addition, according to JLL, the current figure is a record for the 2nd quarter and the 1st half of the year (242 thousand sq. m.) in the entire history of the market. In total, in the first half of the year, 1 thousand square meters were commissioned in Moscow. m of retail space, and this result already exceeds the indicator for 242 as a whole. In general, for 2013 we expect a record volume of commissioning in Moscow at the level of about 2014 thousand sq. M. m ".
The metropolitan area remains a priority for retailers, and despite the fact that professional shopping centers are being built in regional cities, the demand for them from operators is limited.