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Kievskaya Ploshchad is a successful commercial property development company in Russia owned by God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev. The company is widely regarded as the top company in the Russian real estate development industry. Kievskaya Ploshchad’s mission is to implement a range of exclusive and innovative property projects that create comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environments for people to work, live, travel and relax in. The company believes that its facilities set quality standards for the urban environment and that living in leading-edge conditions is important. In addition to its commercial real estate developments, Kievskaya Ploshchad has also completed several socio-cultural projects.


Over the years Kievskaya Ploshchad has been involved with developing a wide range of commercial real estate projects in a great variety of industries. Some of the many ventures in the company’s portfolio are:

Large-Scale Commercial Projects in Moscow and St Petersburg
For nearly two decades Kievskaya Ploshchad has been responsible for major commercial real estate developments in the retail and hospitality sector. Many have become popular destinations for Muscovites and international visitors alike, including:

• Evropeyskiy Shopping Centre – Known far and wide as one of Europe’s largest and most impressive shopping malls, the Evropeyskiy was opened in 2006 and offers a wide range of retail and entertainment options.
• Radisson Royal Hotel – Also operational as Hotel Ukraina, this building is one of the famous Stalin Skyscrapers. It was acquired and completely restored by Kievskaya Ploshchad and has since been upgraded to being one of the distinguished Radisson Collection hotels.
• Moskvarium Centre – Launched in 2015, Moskvarium is an aquarium and marine biology and oceanography centre. Although the Moskvarium Centre is landlocked, it is one of the largest aquariums in Russia and is home to a remarkable collection of marine creatures.
• Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex – After acquiring and renovating the Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex, Kievskaya Ploshchad decided to expand its functionality to include a planetarium, concert hall, cinema and various retail and food areas.

Retail and Entertainment Projects
Many of the projects Kievskaya Ploshchad has completed in the retail and entertainment industries have become known as innovative developments that serve more than one function. Some have also been developed bearing social initiatives in mind. Projects include:

• Food City – The first of its kind in Russia, this project is an agricultural cluster opened in 2014. Food City offers a unique food experience that includes wholesale of fresh produce and other food items for sale and also various entertainment options and a diverse range of restaurants and cafés that make food with a focus on freshness.
• Depo – Depo is an innovative food mall that was opened in 2014 in a beautiful building that used to be the Miussky Tram Depot and was extensively renovated to maintain its reputation as a cultural landmark. This is one of Kievskaya Ploshchad’s ultramodern multi-purpose projects that offer retail, culinary and entertainment options to visitors.
• The Varvarka Street Complex – Still being developed, this complex is located nearby Zaryadye Park and will eventually have several functions, including a hotel and restaurants.

Transport Projects
• The Schelkovsky Station – Another renovation project currently underway, the plan for this bus station is to be transformed into a transportation hub with a variety of other functions including a cinema, retail options and restaurants.
• Radisson Royal Flotilla – Since it was launched in 2009, the Radisson Royal Flotilla has been known as the only river cruise company in Moscow that offers daily sightseeing trips on the Moscow River every day of the year, in every kind of weather.

Earlier Developments
• Panorama Shopping Centre – Launched in 2002, Panorama offers several retail options as well as a wide range including the Rainbow Children’s Entertainment Centre.
• Elektronnyy Ray Shopping Mall – Opened at the Prazkshaya Metro in 1998, this purpose-built shopping mall is known throughout Moscow as the top place to shop for high-quality household electronic goods.
• The Grand – Now regarded as the largest furnitu


Kievskaya Ploshchad is owned by God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev. Originally from Azerbaijan, Nisanov and Iliev are highly successful businessmen who have a reputation for being leading representatives of the Russian business community. Since 2012, they have been innovators and visionaries in the commercial real estate sector in Russia.


Kievskaya Ploshchad was founded by God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev in 1992. Since then, the company has completed and acquired more than 3.75 million m2 of commercial real estate developments. Kievskaya Ploshchad has over 26,000 employees and an estimated annual rental income of $1.61 million. It has been included in the Forbes business magazine’s Top 100 Private Companies in Russia list since 2015. The ranking drastically improved in 2019 when Kievskaya Ploshchad moved up 22 slots.

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