IKEA shopping Centres Russia is interested in land in Moscow, where previously housed the Cherkizovsky market, to build on the site of the shopping center “Mega”. About this newspaper “Kommersant” was told two sources familiar with the plans of the developer.
According to the newspaper, IKEA is negotiating with the structures of owners of JSC “Kiev square” owning in Moscow, in particular, the shopping center “European” and hotels “Ukraine” Year Nisanov and Zarah Iliev. One of the interlocutors close to the business, I heard that IKEA is considering your Mall owned by one of the owners of “the Kiev area” areas on lavender Boulevard, which until 2009 was part of the Cherkizovsky market. However, detailed negotiations, according to the source, yet.
The newspaper reminds that the Cherkizovsky market before closing in 2009 at the initiative of the Federal authorities was held in the North-East of Moscow in the territory of 72 hectares, most of which was under operational control of the Russian state University of physical culture, sport and tourism. This part of the territory was transferred to the University in the long term, OOO KFB-AST Telman Ismailov.
After Ismailov was declared bankrupt, some of its assets transferred to VTB. In a press-service of the state Bank publication explained that the land where once was the Cherkizovsky market, VTB does not belong. The Federal government promised to return the land to the University. In 2014, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that this place will be sports complexes. In Moskomstroyinvest “Kommersant” severely that new decisions regarding the use of the land there.