Lakhta Center is a multifunctional complex in St. Petersburg with the Gazprom headquarter and public spaces occupying a third of the area. Construction was completed in October 2018, now start work on the arrangement of business and public areas. The opening will take place in about a year, when the complex will be fully prepared to meet guests. »



"World of Science" и Planetarium

Transformable Hall

Observation deck

Panoramic restaurant

Project Status

December 2019:

  • 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


What will the center of Petersburg look like after the construction of Lakhta Center is completed? The citizens of the northern capital were concerned when the project of the construction of a public and business area was planned to be implemented on Okhta.

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07.11.2011, Expert North-West, Elena Denisenko

The project of the construction of the Gazprom neft headquarters can be called the most resonant. It does not have any counterparts both in respect of the quantity of investments (approx. 70 bln rubles were planned to be invested into Okhta Center Project) and the heat of the discussion about it.

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25.10.2011, Delovoy Petersburg 2011

Social and Business Center Okhta CJSC Executive Director Alexander Bobkov in an interview of said when the construction would start and whether private investors will appear in Lakhta Center Project and whether the height of Lakhta Center is principal.

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Most part of work related to the design of Lakhta Center will be dealt with by Petersburg-based design companies. It was announced by the investor.

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Social and Business Center Okhta CJSC selected Gorproekt CJSC as contractor to develop a design documentation of Lakhta Center multifunctional complex.

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27.09.2011, Delovoy Petersburg, Galina Borisova

Architects and developers have joined the process of the creation of a new history of Lakhta in Petersburg where a new Gazprom skyscraper will appear. They proposed to add swimming pools and a ropeway.

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13.09.2011, Izvestia (Moscow), Alexandra Mertsalova

Recently the construction of the skyscraper for Gazprom in Saint Petersburg has been finally approved. Since 2006 this project has changed its title twice and its location once. As a result a 470m tall tower will be built in Lakhta district of Saint Petersburg. Prior to the commencement of the works Executive Director of Social and Business center Okhta CJSC Alexander Bobkov told Izvestia reporter Alexandra Metsalova why large corporations are not very much interested in the public opinion.

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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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