The windows of the central stores of Moscow are hung with red banners with offers to buy or rent a room. The vacancy rate in the main shopping streets increased immediately from 5 to 9%.
The average vacancy rate in the main shopping streets of Moscow increased from January to December 2014 to 9%, according to the data of JLL, and on the streets of the "second echelon", for example, Maroseika or Bolshaya Dmitrovka up to 20%. Against this background, rental rates continued to fall, says JLL: in three months - from October to January - the maximum rental rate on the main streets decreased by 18%, to about $ 4,5 thousand per 1 sq. m per year, for less significant - by 9%.
According to the rating compiled by CBRE, the top 10 most "empty" streets in Moscow are headed by Leninsky Prospekt: here the supply for the year by January 2015 increased by 55%, to 14,6 thousand square meters. m, which is approximately 28% of the total area of shops on the avenue. They are followed by Prospekt Mira, which was empty in January by almost a third (the supply is 9,1 thousand sq. M) and Tverskaya Street, where today the vacancy is 25% higher than a year ago (8,8 thousand sq. M).