In the new year, 10 new shopping centers are expected to be commissioned in Moscow, with a total area of 408,7 thousand. sq. meters, - calculated in the real estate agency Knight Frank. At the same time, according to experts, the share of vacant space in new shopping centers will reach 40%. In a pandemic, the vacancy rate in new retail facilities at the level of 20-40% is the norm, analysts say.
The largest opening in Moscow, scheduled for 2022, is a shopping center as part of the Seligerskaya TPU, its area will be 168 thousand square meters. m. Also announced for the opening of the shopping center Discovery (TPU Khovrino), MFC West Mall, MFC Chkalov, TC "El-Portal" (TPU Ryazanskaya), Orion, "Kyrgyzstan", "Vityaz", MFC "Sun of Moscow", TC "Fairy Tale" (TPU Rasskazovka).
The forecast for the opening of new shopping centers is 24,7% higher than in 2021. It is also higher than the indicators of 2020 and 2019 - by 71,3% and 91,3%, respectively. Experts do not exclude the possibility of postponing the commissioning of new shopping centers. However, it is noted that a significant part of the new projects is already in the final stages of implementation.