A contract for project design of Zone One of the community and business complex Okhta-Center was signed on September 29 between CJSC Community and Business Center “Okhta” and the British architectural company RMJM. The community and business center’s Zone One comprises offices of Gazprom and its subsidiaries, a sports center, a conference hall, an IT-center, a library, a car park, a café and shopping areas.
The community and business complex construction project is implemented jointly the city administration and JSC Gazprom Neft. 51 percent of the Okhta-Center project investment will be financed by Gazprom Neft and 49 percent – by Administration of St.Petersburg.
It may be recalled that on December 1, 2006 the company of RMJM won the international tender for development of preliminary architectural and planning design concept of the community and business complex in Krasnogvardeiskiy District. A contract for further concept development was concluded with RMJM London Limited on December 22, 2006. The project’s revised concept was approved in May 2007 by the Commission for Examination and Implementation of Strategic Projects in St.Petersburg.