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


20.12.2011, Architectural Seasons Web-portal

Green construction is directly connected with a sustainable development which the entire world community is interested in at the moment. Green construction means efficient use of resources and power, the reduction of water use, the minimization of the impact on the environment and the improvement of human life conditions.

12.12.2011,, Elena Alekseyeva

Lakhta Center will drastically change Primorsky district. According to experts the project implementation will increase the interest of a lot of developers to this site. Some construction companies have already suspended the sale of flats hoping that after the construction of Lakhta Center is in full swing the cost of real state in the northern part of the city will go up.

28.11.2011,, Yekaterina Stepanova

Despite an active implementation of construction and development projects in Petersburg the accuracy of regional legislation in this sphere leaves much to be desired. It is caused by failure to work out a common comprehensive strategy of the city development.

24.11.2011,, Yekaterina Stepanova

At present the specialists earmark a few main dimensions of the spatial development of Petersburg. Is the city to develop in breadth by developing new areas or will the redevelopment of the old industrial areas and the rehabilitation of the historic center be enough? This was the main issue at a roundtable discussion called The Spatial Development of Petersburg of the Future Petersburg Forum.

23.11.2011, REGNUM (Information Agency)

Today at the Forum Future Petersburg Director General of HANSA SPb Development Oleg Barkov said that in Saint Petersburg there is a very specific attitude towards the historic center and it should be kept in mind. Mr. Barkov said "Any new project which will be planned near the historic center will face public protests, Okhta Center is the most vivid example.

16.11.2011, Delovoy Petersburg, Olesya Goncharova

They say about the introduction of a fee to enter the center of Saint Petersburg more and more frequently. Experts think that it will speed up the migration of offices to the outskirts whereas culture and tourism will prevail in the center.


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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.


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).

23.08.2011, INTERFAX

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


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.

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.

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.

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.


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.