Three Armenians included in FORBES "30 Kings of Russian Real Estate"
YEREVAN, JANUARY 31, ARMENPRESS. FORBES has issued the list of "30 Kings of the Russian Real Estate" including not only Russians, but foreigners as well. There are three Armenians among them. They are Samvel Karapetyan, Danil Khachaturov, and Gagik Adibekyan.
The owner of Tashir holding Samvel Karapetian is ranked the third with his annual revenues received from renting making USD 720 million. Samvel Karapetyan has real estate in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Reutov, Yaroslavl, Belgorod, Ivanovo, Kaluga, Sochi, Yalta, Vologda, Tula, Tver, Smolensk, Yerevan, etc. Samvel Karapetyan earned his first sum in early 90s in Armenia and then moved to Kaluga where he dealt with wholesale and textile production. His Tashir is a multi-profile company engaged in construction, trade and other activities.
The next Armenian in the list is Danil Khachaturov ranked 25th. He is the owner of "Legion Development" company. His annual revenue from renting makes $80 million. He elaborates his activity in Moscow. Legion I and Legion III are his largest multi-functional complexes having 130.000 sq. meters territory. First he was dealing with the sale and purchase of shares, worked in Slavoil company, participated in the privatization process of Rosgosstrakh becoming the general director of the company in 2004. He is the co-owner of Rosgosstrakh bank.
Gagik Adibekyan occupies the 26th position of the list with his annual revenue from renting making $70 million. Romanov Dvor with 43,500 sq. meters territory and Vremena Goda with 64,000 sq. meters territory business centers are his biggest real estate property. He is known to have reconstructed Romanov Dvor business center situated in downtown Moscow in 1997. He is the owner of RD Group which acquired the 40% of Vremena Goda trade center and according to media outlets, is negotiating over acquiring the rest 60%.