Moscow authorities have solved the problem of shortage of retail space. Together with the capital's Committee on Architecture and Urban Planning, they prepared a draft of small shopping galleries for sleeping areas.
Facilities up to 4x thous. m will be located on the first line from houses on 0,2 hectares with a facade to a residential quarter, Kommersant writes. The structure of the presented goods and services will correspond to the usual shopping center, however, the size of the retail premises offered to retailers for rent will significantly decrease. According to the presentation of Moscow officials, rental rates in shopping galleries in residential areas will not exceed $ 800 per 1 sq. m
According to the calculations of the department of the consumer market and services due to the implementation of this program, by 2016 the provision of retail space in Moscow will increase to 1,2 thousand square meters. m on 1 thousand inhabitants.
To date, the Central Administrative District - 1540 sq. m on 1 thousand inhabitants. Worst of all - Eastern Administrative District - 530 sq. m on 1 thousand inhabitants.