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  • What key factors will drive Russian warehouse demand up to 2020?

    Moscow, 11 December 2013 – Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, has released the results of a study of the Russian warehouse market, using European benchmarks and global trends to evaluate the market’s growth potential.

  • Colliers International to present results of study – “Investment in the periphery: the real state of affairs and prospects for growth” – At Moscow Urban Forum 2013

    Moscow, 2 December 2013 – From December 5 to 7 the Manege Central Exhibition Hall will be hosting the Moscow Urban Forum, organized by the Moscow City Government with support from the Urban Land Institute and World Bank. The key theme of the forum is “Megacities: Success beyond the Center.”

  • Colliers International to present results of study – “Investment in the periphery: the real state of affairs and prospects for growth” – At Moscow Urban Forum 2013

    Moscow, 2 December 2013 – From December 5 to 7 the Manege Central Exhibition Hall will be hosting the Moscow Urban Forum, organized by the Moscow City Government with support from the Urban Land Institute and World Bank. The key theme of the forum is “Megacities: Success beyond the Center.”

  • Colliers International continues to enhance retail team in Russia

    Moscow, 26 November 2013 – Colliers International, the leading global consultancy for commercial real estate, continues to reinforce its position on the Russian market for retail real estate. Anna Nikandrova has been appointed Regional Director and Head of the Retail Agency Department in Russia. She will be responsible for the strategic development of this business, owner and tenant representation for retail premises, as well as expansion of Colliers International’s portfolio of projects in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Russia’s regions.

  • How many warehouses do retailers need?

    Moscow, 22 November 2013 – Kommersant Publishing House together with its strategic partner Colliers International organized the roundtable “Warehouse Real Estate of Russia 2013.” The event was a part of the Points of Growth series and was held at the Ararat Park Hyatt in Moscow on November 21.

  • Moscow Q3 Industrial Market Update: Demand Remains Stable as Developers Bring New Industrial Premises to the Market

    Moscow, October, 04 2013 – Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, has released its quarterly analytical report on the industrial market in the Moscow Region. New build increased significantly during the period but not enough to substantially affect the near-zero vacancy rates for quality industrial premises.

  • Colliers International Russia endorses RICS Real Estate Agency & Brokerage Standards

    Moscow, October, 08 2013 – Colliers International Russia has officially endorsed a set of best practices for the commercial real estate market – the Real Estate Agency & Brokerage Standards (REABS) developed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and which are the rules and norms that real estate specialists adhere to globally.

  • World retail market rebounds in 2013 as retailers vie for flagship locations

    SEATTLE, MOSCOW, Oct. 10, 2013 – The world’s premier retail locations have rebounded in 2013 according to Colliers International’s annual Global Retail Highlights report. Whilst New York’s Fifth Avenue retained the top spot as the world’s most expensive shopping street, London’s Old Bond Street has slipped down from fourth to fifth place in the table due to monumental rental growth by New York’s Madison Avenue.

  • New Sources of Growth in Moscow’s Industrial Zones to Be Examined at the International Investment Forum EXPO REAL 2013

    Moscow, October, 04 2013 - Managing Partner of Colliers International Russia Nikolay Kazanskiy will moderate the panel discussion “Industrial Territories – A New Source of Growth for Development in Moscow”, one of the key discussions at the 16th international investment and development forum Expo Real 2013. The event will be held October 8 at the New Munich Trade Fair Center at the stand of the Moscow City Government (Hall B1, Stand 110) with the support of the Guild of Property Managers and Developers (Russia).

  • Moscow Q3 Office Market Update: New Build Increases but Tenants Remain Conservative in Light of Tepid Economic Growth

    Moscow, October, 07 2013 - In its quarterly market update, Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, reports that the Moscow office market has added over half a million square meters of new quality office space since the beginning of the year, which is nearly one third more than for the same period in 2012. At the same time, companies are taking a conservative approach when leasing new offices and rarely make allowances for substantial increases in office space.

  • Retailers consider Moscow to be the most attractive capital for development in Eastern Europe

    Helsinki, Moscow, September 18, 2013: 85 percent of all Eastern European retail construction is occurring within Moscow, St Petersburg and Kyiv markets while retail spending continues to recover in Poland, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia according to recent research released today by global real estate services firm Colliers International.

  • Repatriation of Manufacturing to Europe Still the Exception for Many Multinationals Favoring ‘best-shoring’ in Emerging Economies

    AMSTERDAM, September 27, 2013 – The latest report by global property company, Colliers International and CoreNet Global dispels the myth that repatriation of manufacturing back to Europe is the next big thing for big business. They are, instead, choosing to take a ‘best-shoring’ approach, distributing operations to exploit competitive advantages globally.

  • New food production facility to be launched in Pushkin

    Moscow, Saint Petersburg, September 16, 2013 – The St. Petersburg company A+ Development has purchased a 40,000 sqm former brewery building in the Pushkin district of St. Petersburg from SUN InBev. This property will be converted into a food production facility. Colliers International acted as the exclusive representative of the seller for this major transaction in the commercial real estate market of Northwest Russia.

  • Nikolay Kazanskiy lit the Olympic torch in St. Petersburg

    The relay of the Flame for the XXII Olympic Winter Games of 2014 arrived in St. Petersburg on October 27th, 2013. Nikolay Kazanskiy, managing partner of Colliers International in Russia, was entrusted to carry the Olympic Flame.

  • Colliers advise Microsoft on 26,000 sqm New HQ in Munich

    MUNICH, MOSCOW, 19 November 2013 – Microsoft exclusively represented by Colliers International München GmbH has signed a long-term lease for 26,000 sqm at one of ARGENTA Group’s last remaining sites in Parkstadt Schwabing in Munich. After Paris, Munich is set to become the second largest office occupied by the software giant in Europe.

  • Nikolay Kazanskiy lit the Olympic torch in St. Petersburg

    The relay of the Flame for the XXII Olympic Winter Games of 2014 arrived in St. Petersburg on October 27th, 2013. Nikolay Kazanskiy, managing partner of Colliers International in Russia, was entrusted to carry the Olympic Flame.

  • Colliers International strengthens the property management team in Russia

    Moscow, October, 29 2013 – Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, announces the new appointment of Marina Tolstosheeva (Yakshina) as Regional Director and Head of Property Management Department in Russia. This addition boosts the capacity of the firm’s rapidly growing property management business.

  • Q3 Results in Retail Segment: Developers Double Pace of Shopping Center Construction in Moscow

    Moscow, 21 October 2013 – In 2013 the Moscow retail real estate market will see the addition of 370,000 sqm of new retail space, which is 100% more than in 2012. The trend toward increasing volumes of new prime retail space will continue into 2014-2015. Over the next two years the volume of new premises coming on the market is estimated at over 1.1 million sqm, which represents record new growth for the post-crisis market, according to Colliers International’s report Retail Real Estate market in Russia: Q3 Update.

  • Key Market Players to Share Vision of Ideal Shopping Center at Colliers International Conference

    Moscow, October, 18 2013 - On October 24, the Colliers International Retail for Lease and Sale 2013 conference will be held at the Ararat Park Hyatt in Moscow. The main theme of this year’s conference is «The Ideal Shopping Center in the Eyes of Tenants, Investors and Developers». The event is sponsored by Alice Construction Company.

  • World retail market rebounds in 2013 as retailers vie for flagship locations

    SEATTLE, MOSCOW, Oct. 10, 2013 – The world’s premier retail locations have rebounded in 2013 according to Colliers International’s annual Global Retail Highlights report. Whilst New York’s Fifth Avenue retained the top spot as the world’s most expensive shopping street, London’s Old Bond Street has slipped down from fourth to fifth place in the table due to monumental rental growth by New York’s Madison Avenue.

  • Nikolay Kazanskiy and Vladislav Ryabov named partners at Colliers International

    Moscow, 11 September 2013 – Colliers International, the leading global consultancy in commercial real estate, announces promotions at its Russian office. Nikolay Kazanskiy, Managing Director, and Vladislav Ryabov, Director of the Industrial & Warehouse Department, have been named partners of the firm. The decision to promote the directors to the position of partners was made by the main shareholder of Colliers International, the Canadian financial group FirstService Corporation, as a result of the strengthening of the company’s position on the Russian commercial real estate market.

  • Industrial vacancy rates tighten capital city markets, Colliers International releases its latest research report

    Warsaw, Moscow, September 3, 2013: Industrial vacancy rates for select capital city markets in Eastern Europe are beginning to trend downwards but the shift is yet to translate into any significant rental growth according to recent research released today by Colliers International. Moscow region is the market leader among 9 capital cities by vacancy rate at the lowest level of 0.3% since the post crisis period.

  • Russian online retailer Holodilnik.ru leased warehouse in Mikhaylovskaya Sloboda logopark

    Moscow, September 10, 2013 – Colliers International, a leading global real estate consultancy, was engaged in leasing out 12,000 sq m in Mikhaylovskaya Sloboda Logopark. During the deal, Colliers International provided advisory support to and represented interests of the owner, Meridian Development Company.

  • Idea Supermarket to Appear in Northeast Moscow

    Moscow, 29 August 2013. In December 2013 a new Idea supermarket (operated by the retailer Intertorg) will be opening at a 1000-sqm retail space at Izumrudnaya Street 4 in Moscow. The international consulting firm Colliers International consulted on the lease of the premises.

  • AT Real Estate launches Sofino Logistics Park project, a class A warehouse and industrial complex located to the southeast of Moscow

    Moscow, 13 August 2013 – AT Real Estate has begun its development project to build the Sofino logistics park, the largest Class A industrial and warehouse complex in the Moscow Region. In total this new facility located to the southeast of Moscow will include more than 840,000 sqm of space, with an investment cost of approximately $600 million.

  • Colliers International CEO to Moderate Discussion Panel at GRI Russia 2013

    Nikolay Kazanskiy, CEO of Colliers International Russia, has been selected as moderator of the panel discussion Regional Retail: High yields or empty promises? at the 7th Annual GRI Russia 2013, which will be held October 14-15 in Moscow.

  • Colliers International – partner of International Real Estate Investment Forum PROEstate

    Colliers International, a global real estate consultancy, has become a partner of the largest Real Estate Investment Forum in Russia and CIS – PROEstate 2013. This year the Forum takes place in Moscow on September 9-11 at Expocentre fairgrounds. It will be supported by Ministry of regional development of the Russian Federation.

  • Investment volumes managed to reach the record value of 5.1 billion euro across the Eastern European region in H1 2013

    Warsaw, Moscow, August 19, 2013: The Eastern European investment market continues to post robust levels of transaction volumes with more than €5.1 billion worth of deals recorded across the Eastern European region in the first half of 2013, according to new research released today by Colliers International.

  • Colliers Summer picnic

    Moscow, 25 July 2013 – Colliers International had its Summer teambuilding on the bank of Klyazmino Reservoir.

  • Experts discuss green building prospects in Russia

    Moscow, 30 July 2013 – Colliers International shared its expertise on the market for office buildings and their compliance with green building standards at a roundtable organized by the Russian Green Building Council and the US Embassy in Moscow.

  • New Dixy supermarket to open near Molodezhnaya area

    Moscow, 24 July 2013 – Dixy Group, a leading retailer specializing in neighborhood supermarkets, is expanding its presence in the Moscow region. The company will be opening its second supermarket near the Molodezhnaya Metro Station at Molodogvardeiskaya Street 45. The international real estate consultancy Colliers International acted as consultant of the lease deal.

  • Moscow Research Forum Announces New Office Classification Criteria

    The Moscow Research Forum (MRF) has announced the adoption of updated classification criteria for office real estate in Moscow. Over the past year MRF participants (Colliers International, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Jones Lang LaSalle, Knight Frank) discussed the criteria for evaluating office buildings and how they correspond to current market demands. As a result more than 70% of the classification criteria were revised, resulting in more stringent classification requirements.

  • Moscow Research Forum Announces New Office Classification Criteria

    The Moscow Research Forum (MRF) has announced the adoption of updated classification criteria for office real estate in Moscow. Over the past year MRF participants (Colliers International, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Jones Lang LaSalle, Knight Frank) discussed the criteria for evaluating office buildings and how they correspond to current market demands. As a result more than 70% of the classification criteria were revised, resulting in more stringent classification requirements.

  • Colliers International to advise association of Russian banks on real estate valuation in Russia

    Moscow, 23 July 2013 – Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, has become a member of the Association of Russian Banks (ARB).

  • Nikolay Kazanskiy to take part in the Olympic torch relay as a part of Sochi Winter Games 2014

    The Organization Committee of the Sochi Olympic Games 2014 has chosen Nikolay Kazanskiy, general director of Colliers International to carry the Olympic torch in Russia.

  • London’s Costa Coffee arrives at the Federation Tower

    Moscow, 12 July 2013 – A convenient coffee shop of the popular Costa Coffee franchise will open in one of the most emblematic complexes of Moscow City. The international consultancy Colliers International advised on the lease agreement, which has a term of seven years.

  • Colliers International won Consultant of the Year according to СRE Awards 2013

    The international consulting company Colliers International has been awarded as a Consultant of the Year 2013 on the CRE St. Petersburg and Federal Awards. This is the most prestigious professional award in the field of commercial real estate in Russia, and Colliers International won this prize the seventh time during the 10-years history of the award.

  • Dmitry Romanov joins Colliers International as director of Valuation

    Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, announces the appointment of a key member of its Valuation and Advisory Services business. Dmitry Romanov has been appointed as Director within the company’s Valuation Department with the specific responsibility of leading the firm’s Moscow-based Valuation team.

  • Univeg Logistics signed lease for over 50,000 square meter built-to-suit warehouse at Bykovo Industrial Park

    Colliers International, the leading global real estate consultancy, announced the signing of an agreement by the international logistics service provider Univeg Logistics to lease a built-to-suit warehouse complex at Bykovo industrial park in Moscow region. Colliers International participated in the deal as the representative of the developer, Infrastroy Bykovo.

  • Nikolay Kazansky entered the top 3 most influential executives in consulting by CRE 100 rating

    CRE 100 placed Nikolay Kazansky, CEO of Colliers International Russia, in the top 3 most influential executives in consulting field

  • Colliers International wins the Central and Eastern Europe Quality Awards

    Colliers International has won two prestigious awards in the CEEQA Gala 2013 in Warsaw: Industrial Agency of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year.

  • Colliers International shared its expertise at Russian Retail Real Estate Summit 2013

    The largest national real estate event supported by Adam Smith Conferences, Russian Retail Real Estate Summit started today. The key topic on the forum's agenda is creating the next generation of retail and lifestyle destinations through world-class shopping and entertainment. Nikolay Kazanskiy, Managing Director, Colliers International Russia, together with prominent experts and industrial leaders took part in the panel discussion Harnessing the Latest International Trends to Stay Competitive in an Ever-Changing Market.

  • Russian Developer Accent exclusively appoints Colliers International to sell A-Terminal Warehouse Complex in Moscow Region

    Global real estate adviser, Colliers International, has been appointed to exclusively represent Accent Group of Companies in the sale of the 55,000 sq m warehouse complex, A-Terminal. Colliers International will provide full support of the sales process: marketing to investor universe, negotiations with potential buyers as well as deal structuring and closing of the transaction.

  • Colliers International engaged to manage Arena Shopping Mall in Voronezh

    At the commercial real estate exhibition REX-2013, a development specialist — IM Company — signed a contract with Colliers International Russia. The leading international real estate consultant will be engaged in commercial management of the Arena shopping mall in Voronezh. Key challenges faced by Colliers International are enhancing commercial attractiveness, increasing returns as well as improving the tenant pool.

  • Russian real estate investments grew to $3.3 bn in Q1 2013

    The Russian commercial real estate sector is still appealing to foreign investors: in the first quarter of 2013 they closed over 50% of all market deals. However, for this year no records are forecasted — total figures will not exceed those of 2012.

  • Colliers International Showcases Top Talent in The Netherlands

    Global real estate firm, Colliers International, will hold its annual EMEA Directors Conference in The Hague this week.

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