AB Development is a major property development company, successfully operating across Moscow and Saint Petersburg regions for more than 15 years.
The company's portfolio includes significant experience in managing the design and construction of residential and administrative buildings with a total area of more than 1.5 million square meters.
Since the foundation the company realized 20 large-scale development projects, cultural objects and public spaces with a total budget exceeding 1,5 billion dollars, including well-known projects such as:
– The Cherry Orchard on Mosfilmovskaya Street. (150 000 sqm.)
– Ultra-modern concert hall, cinema pavilion and storage for movie-shooting props built by order of the Mosfilm studio on Mosfilmovskaya Street. (30 000 sqm.)
– Office complex ARCUS, consisting of four building and located on Leningradsky Avenue. (80 000 sqm.)
– Residence Mone on 2-ya Zvenigorodskaya St. A 18-storey luxury residential building close to the City center. The project is being developed in partnership with Panavto company. (38 000 sqm.)
– Residential complex in Vienna, Austria, realized with Absolut (10 000 sqm.)
– Office buildings Trinity and Electro in St.-Petersburg (34 000 sqm. and 22 386 sqm.)
Our projects have gained Russian and international recognition and won many prestigious awards. We are proud to receive several Golden Bricks CRE Awards, diplomas of the winner in the urban planning competition of Moscow, BREEAM certification in green construction, Green Property Awards, Civic Trust Awards, RIBA International Awards etc.
Since 2012, AB Development has been successfully implementing integrated management, operation, maintenance of engineering systems of the ARCUS Office Complex.
From 2013 to 2022, AB Development together with Apex Capital Partners, collaborated on asset management on an exclusive basis with the Arista International Fund, which included stabilized office and retail real estate assets.
The company's specialists have experience working with unique projects of various complexity: warehouses, sports facilities with Olympic infrastructure, theaters, museums, cinema and concert halls.
During his 25 year career in real estate, Alexey Blanin, the CEO of AB Development, has completed over 1,5 million square meters of commercial and residential development projects with a total budget exceeding 2 billion US dollars and net operating income topping 500 million US dollars.
Alexey started his career at international real estate company Hines, where he advanced to positions of Vice Project Manager and Senior Project Manager. At Hines, he oversaw construction of Pokrovsky Hills, a luxury residential complex, and Ducat Place III, high-quality office centre, in Moscow along with 717-Texas, a 33-storey office building, and Cameron International Headquarters in Houston, Texas.
In 2005-2009, Alexey served as a head of Horus Capital one of the major players of Moscow commercial real estate market. The company completed over 400 000 m2 of commercial properties, which are still rented to 150 largest Russian and European companies.
AB Development is a team of 100 experienced and dedicated professionals with expertise in all aspects of commercial and residential property development and management. The commercial success of projects we manage and operational efficiency are the keystones of AB Development’s corporate culture. Quality, reliability, safety and extraordinary attention to details - these values are the foundation of our philosophy. We have employees who have worked at the company since the opening. Some of them had previously worked together in leading Russian and international development and construction companies.
Our projects have gained Russian and international recognition and won many prestigious awards. We are proud to receive several Golden Bricks CRE Awards, Civic Trust Awards, RIBA International Awards, etc.
AB Development is an expert in complying with BREEAM environmental standards and requirements. 7 of our objects have been officially BREEAM-certified. We utilise advanced energy efficiency technologies at every stage of project execution from planning, design and construction to management of completed objects. One of our goals is to bring sustainable value to development projects through the more efficient use of natural resources. We aim to reduce our environmental impact during construction and further usage of completed buildings through an implementation of efficient modern materials and practices.
Today, almost all our projects successfully pass BREEAM and LEED international certification which allows us to be called experts in green building.
Throughout the years we have remodeled and adapted for reuse several historic buildings and heritage sites. Working with old brick is our passion. Stanislavsky Factory and Bolshevik have received awards from Moscow City Heritage Department and international Civic Trust Award, RIBA International Award, International property Award. We don’t limit ourselves to preserving and restoring heritage buildings but aim to create a synergy, to help them integrate into modern lifestyle and environment. Through adapting old buildings for reuse we create unique urban public spaces.
AB Development’s team has successfully realised a number of sport and cultural objects. Our portfolio includes a 50-meters long swimming pool and multifunctional sports complex as part of Olimpiya Park project, along with other sports objects, theatres, museums, cinemas and concert halls.