Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, head of Onexim group, is to take part in the Moscow government’s tender for the development in the “Moscow City” international business center, the business daily Kommersant newspaper reported. According to the report, Prokhorov is proposing to biuld what would be one of Moscow’s largest night clubs and a movie and concert hall. The city hall plans to hold a tender for the development of plot No. 6 in the central part of Moskva City by the end of the summer. The idea of the tender was first mentioned about a year ago, and back then Prokhorov was rumored to be the most likely winner.
Prokhorov told Kommersant that the plan is to build a multi-use building that would accommodate about 2,000 people at its fitness-centre, night-club and movie/concert- hall facilities. “That would be my personal project,” he added. The construction of the building is estimated at $60 million, excluding the cost of equipment.
Moscow International Business Centre – Moscow City – is a projected commercial district of central Moscow. At the moment the construction is under intense development. The goal of Moscow IBC is to create the first zone in Russia, that will combine business activity, living space & entertainment. It will be a city within a city.It is a very ambitious engineering project with 15 distinct developments spread across 30 plots on an enormous 100 ha site. The estimated project cost is $12 billion with a completion date slated for 2010.