The Tashir Group will participate, as before, in the Moscow Urban Forum 2017, in the role of general partner of the world's largest urban congress. The Forum will be held from 17–22 July in the Moscow Concert Hall Zaryadye. This year's theme is «Megacity of the Future. New Space for Living».
As per tradition, the Moscow Urban Forum 2018 will bring together several formats: a business programme, a large-scale city festival, a development exhibition, a MUF Awards and experimental laboratories.
This will be the 8th time that the Tashir Group acts as the general partner of the Forum. The chosen theme of the forum this year is relevant for the Group: in 2018, Tashir announced the creation of a high-tech exhibition cluster at VDNH, as well as the construction of a network of diagnostic centres; the largest metropolitan transport interchange hubs are in the process of implementation.
The Tashir Group also entered the list of leader owners of commercial real estate, compiled by the business Forbes magazine. In 2018, the Group confirmed its status as the largest player in the real estate market.
Founded in 1999, Tashir is a multi-profile group of federal-level companies. It unites over 200 companies in various economic sectors, including construction, production, finance, energy sectors as well as development and retail. The total staff headcount is over 45,000 employees. The geography of activities includes 25 cities in Russia and the CIS countries. The founder and president of the company is Samvel Karapetyan. The head office is located in Moscow.
The fundamental business of the Group is the development and management of commercial real estate, with retail premises being a priority. Tashir is the leader of the Russian development market, a creator of modern, hi-tech commercial and residential facilities, with an overall surface area of approximately 2.5 million sq. m.