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21.04.2015 Construction of industrial park in Smolensk was discussed at public hearings

Construction of industrial park in Smolensk was discussed at public hearings

Public hearings under the draft decision of the city council «About modification of the overall plan of the city Smolensk» took place on April 21. 145 of 154 citizens who came to a conference room of Smolensk administration supported the creation of an industrial park in Kutuzov Street (near the hypermarket «Metro»).

The plot of land is in regional proprietorship. About 10 years ago it was rented by the private company for building of the residential estate. The local plan hasn’t been realized since that time, besides, the company didn’t pay more than 100 million rubles for the rent. As a result the lease contract is repudiated. It is planned to develop the industrial park «Phoenix» on 54,9 ha in this area.

The industrial park is a specially organized territory for placement of new manufactures provided with energy supplies, infrastructure, necessary administrative and legal conditions, managed by a specialized company.

The Smolensk region, thanks to the border situation, proximity to the large transport corridors, high power security and other advantages, is a prospective site for creation of industrial parks. In particular, the park «Phoenix» is located in 4 kilometers from the route M1 «Moscow-Belarus».

The engineering infrastructure on a place of creation of the park demands reconstruction and expansion of capacities. Is planned to carry out this task in 2015-2017, work on industrial infrastructure will be conducted in 2017-2019.Opening of the park will be able to give to the region about 1500 new workplaces.

Development of industrial park «Phoenix» will require the sum about 3,4 billion rubles. The program of reimbursement for expenses of Federation members on creation of industrial parks is started in 2015 in the Russian Federation. It is planned that co-financing of the project «Phoenix» will be distributed in the following proportions: 95% - from the federal budget, 5% - from the regional.

It is to be recalled that work on development of the state industrial park «Safonovo» is also conducted in the region. On April 17, 2015 Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region was admitted to Association of industrial parks of Russia.