Lakhta Center – a large scale project of the construction of a modern business area in the north-west of Saint Petersburg. Opening in 2018.



"World of Science" и Planetarium

Transformable Hall

Observation deck

Panoramic restaurant

Project Status

September 2018:

  • Main construction and installation works are completed,
  • Preparation for the commissioning of the Complex is in progress.

Video of stages of construction

Panoramas of stages




Presentation Materials

News and Publications


The best solutions used in Europe for the transformation of cities were used in the project of Lakhta Center public and business area implemented by Gazprom Neft in Primorsky district of Saint Petersburg, said Executive Director of Social and Business Center Okhta CJSC Alexander Bobkov at the congress named “The Transformation of Cities”.

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07.09.2011,, Denis Zelikson

The delegation of the World Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) headed by its President, Professor Sang-De Kim visited Moscow. The representatives of the international non-for-profit organization dealing with research in the sphere of high-rise construction and urban planning came to Russia to see how the skyscrapers of large corporations are taking roots on the Russian soil.

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Social and Business Center Okhta obtained an approval of the construction of the tower as part of Lakhta Center complex in Petersburg from the North-western Interregional Directorate for Air Transport (Rosaviation).

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23.08.2011, INTERFAX

Ex-governor of Petersburg Valentina Matvienko is still confident that the city is in demand for Gazprom business center.

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The main theme of the Second Petersburg Youth Architectural Festival titled Arteria which opened last week in the House of Architects in Zelenogorsk, was the high-rise development of the shores of the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland.

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15.08.2011, INTERFAX

Vice Premier of the RF Dmitriy Kozak is sure that the relocation of the project of the construction of Gazprom business center from the site of Ohkta to the area of the Gulf of Finland to Lakhta is a compromise.

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12.08.2011, Izvestiya (Saint Petersburg), Viktor Gromov

Even the Committee for State Control, Use and Protection of Historic and Cultural Landmarks acknowledges that in accordance with the law "On the boundaries of the areas of the protection of cultural heritage..." any property located outside 6km from the center lose the sharpness of the outline and do not influence the visual impact of the protected panoramas.

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11.08.2011, INTERFAX

A lifesaving station can be located at Lakhta Center site however this issue is dealt with by the authorities of Petersburg, according to Press Service of Public and Business center Okhta CJSC.

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Order of the Committee for Urban Development and Architecture of the Saint-Petersburg Government granted permission to deviate from the limiting parameters of permitted construction in respect of increasing the maximum height of buildings and structures up to 500 meters for the capital construction project on a land plot of 139,401 sq. m at: Bldg. 3 Letter "A", 2 Lakhtinsky Prospect, Saint-Petersburg.

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In the publishing house of an online interview with Social and Business Center CJSC Executive Director Alexander Bobkov was held. What is going to be with the project of the construction of a Gazprom office center in Saint Petersburg in the nearest future? Why are the projects of business districts attractive for citizens? These and a lot of other questions were responded by Alexander Bobkov. Unfortunately it was impossible to respond to all the questions.

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