Analysts at Magazan.ru, a specialized online resource in the street retail segment, summed up the results of the year of development of the street trading market: about 20% of retail real estate leasing transactions fall on street premises.
According to the results of the 2011 year, the supply volume in the street retail segment amounted to about 1200 premises. At the same time, 21% of the total number of retail space exhibited on the market falls on Leninsky Prospekt, 18% on Tverskaya Street and another 14% on Kutuzovsky Prospekt. The remaining 47% are offers for rent and sale on 56 trade highways in Moscow.
Compared to the 2010 year, the ratio of the areas of the proposed premises has not undergone significant changes: as before, about 30% are rooms from 100 to 250 sq m, 13% are proposals from 1000 sq m and higher, insignificant (from 15 to 17%) the number of floor spaces on the market decreased from 500 to 1000 sq. m. At the same time, during 2011, tenants showed a consistently high demand for premises from 250 to 500 sq. m, therefore, according to the results of the reporting period, the number of offered premises in this segment decreased by 5%.
Commented by Alexei Mogila, director of the department of retail and regional real estate at Penny Lane Realty: “The largest number of requests for these areas comes from brands of clothes, shoes and accessories, catering establishments, food retailers and banks. Due to the lack of quality supply in the shopping center, many companies have become active tenants of street retail premises. ”
In 2011, the total area of street premises involved in retail property rental transactions exceeded 8,5 thousand square meters, which is 19% of the total volume of concluded agreements in this market segment. Street retail premises are also in stable demand in the purchase and sale segment. Investors are actively considering retail space valued at $ 3 − 5 million. About this site malls.ru writes.