The Russian city of steel twice


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The average number of storeys of the Russian cities with the population from 300 thousand inhabitants has doubled compared to the beginning of the 1990s years: from 5.7 to 12.6 floor. This is stated in the materials of CYAN (“”).

The highest house in the country built in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Krasnoyarsk: average number of storeys in these cities was 20.5 floor, 17.4 and 17.1 per floor respectively. Most notably concerning the Soviet construction increased the number of storeys in Tyumen and Irkutsk — housing in these cities was higher three times.

The average number of storeys of new buildings in the Moscow region (Moscow and area) by the beginning of 2019 was 18.7 floor, analysts said CYAN, stating that compared to the homes of the Soviet era, the figure rose 2.4%, a relative of the late 90’s-early 2000’s by 65 percent.

The similar indicator for the agglomeration of Saint-Petersburg amounted to 13.1 floors, it is 2.3 times more than in the Soviet period and 72 per cent — than in the ‘ 90s and 2000s.

In CYANOGEN also calculated that housing height of more than 30 stories outside of Moscow and St. Petersburg is built only in seven Russian cities — Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Vladivostok, Kazan, Samara, Saratov and Sochi.

“On the market of new buildings of Moscow region 8.1 per cent of the proposals have on the house a height of more than 30 stories high and the average price is 47 percent higher than in the whole Moscow and the Moscow region”, — noted in the study.

Previously, experts of the company Urbanus analyzed deals with housing in the Moscow new buildings comfort class concluded in 2018, and found that home buyers are reluctant to stop your choice on the floors above the 20th. The most sought after floor was sixth, followed with a small margin followed the seventh, eighth, fourth and fifth floors.

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