The Moscow Department for competition policy said Monday that one of the four houses-books located at the address New Arbat, 15, may redeem the LLC “group Apart”. The company has applied for the auction, scheduled for March 18. Formally it was declared invalid, because received only one application, however, the company as the only participant was asked to sign a contract of sale of a building at the initial price, is $ 2.4 billion.
The area of the house-books is 28.9 thousand square meters, indicated in the tender documentation. According to SPARK, “Apartment group” on 100% belongs to LLC “holding development”, which 90% owns one of the owners of a large Moscow developer Capital Group, Pavel Te. Another 10% of LLC “holding development” belongs to Sergey Morozov. In the message of Department of Moscow on competition policy States that the contract of sale must be concluded within ten working days from the date of placement on the official website of the Protocol on the results of the open auction.
In response, the press service of the Capital Group indicates that Paul Those will act as the project investor and the Capital Group, the developer. The house-books is planned within one and a half years to reconstruct in a hotel complex with apartments, the volume of investments will amount to 6.5 billion rubles (including the cost of buying at the auction), specified in the response. That is, the hotel will be ready for world Cup 2018. During reconstruction, the appearance of the building will be saved, quoted the words of the General Director of Capital Group Valentina Stanovova. The representative of Capital Group, noted that the company has not yet figured out what level will be the hotel and how many rooms it will be calculated. Formerly head of the Department of hospitality JLL Tatiana Veller told “Vedomosti” that the place where is located the house-books, suitable for placement at the average price category, for example the level of three stars, with a total capacity for 400 to 450 rooms.
“The city understands that such facilities should be given to the management of professional players, and shows his willingness to engage with business. In addition, it is now the investor has the opportunity to purchase at an attractive price building, which has an extremely popular location and of sufficient quality for the implementation of various projects”, — summarized in the press release of the Department for competition policy speech of Deputy General Director of the consulting company Praedium Alexander Osource.
The Moscow government has already tried to sell the house-book on Novy Arbat, 15, at auction in January 2015. Then it was placed together with another building-a book located at the address New Arbat, 11, building 1, a total area of 28 thousand sq. m. the Initial price of both buildings was 5.4 billion rubles, Then, Moscow officials said that objects can be reconstructed under hotel for guests of the world football championship in 2018, pointed out the newspaper “Vedomosti”. But both objects were removed from the auction. The authorities explained that the investors have any questions about the settlement of relations with other unit owners in complexes.