Managing Director of O1 Standard takes part in CRE Mid-Year Results Conference

On July 22, Moscow hosted the Mid-Year Results 2021 conference, which was attended by consultants and leaders of the Russian commercial real estate market. Speakers reviewed results in the first half of 2021 and shared their vision of how the market is likely to develop in the future.

In his speech Dmitry Sveshnikov, Managing Director of O1 Standard, told the conference about recent trends in the property management business, the changing role of management companies, and the importance of good communication with tenants in order to win their trust for anti-COVID measures and the safe return of staff to offices. Dmitry noted growing interest in environmental certification of buildings and offices, which helps to create a comfortable and healthy space for users. To date 12 of the business centres served by O1 Standard have been certified to the BREEAM international environmental standard.

Dmitry also emphasized the importance of IT technologies both for managing and operating buildings, and in order to expand the list of services to tenants.

Managing Director of O1 Standard figures in CRE 100 rating

Dmitry Sveshnikov, Managing Director of O1 Standard, figures in the Property Management section of the most recent CRE 100 rating, which picks out the most influential people in Russia’s commercial real estate business, .

The editors of CRE, Russia’s leading new and analysis portal for real estate professionals, noted that size of the property portfolio under O1 Standard’s management has grown to over 1 million square metres under Dmitry’s leadership, including a recent contract to manage the Skylight business centre and 38 new client agreements.

CRE also cited new directions in work by O1 Standard: consulting at the pre-operation stage, environmental certification and technical audit of facilities. The Company has also worked hard to develop its customer service, resulting in improved tenant satisfaction compared with 2019. Two more properties managed by O1 Standard have successfully passed BREEAM certification, increasing to 12 the number of BREEAM-certified properties in the O1 Standard portfolio.

CRE 100 evaluates the achievements of senior managers in the Russian commercial real estate market. Rating experts draw up a long list of managers who they consider to be most influential on the market, after which CRE editorial staff review the work of each candidate during the reporting period in order to compile the final rating.