Today in Russia under the protection of the state are more than 80,000 objects of cultural heritage (monuments of history and culture). State of half of them can be described as deplorable. And over the past 10 years, according to Culture Minister Alexander Avdeev, the country lost about 2 thousand monuments. One way to save what's left – pass an object into the ownership or long-term lease to entrepreneurs. Among those who interested in such real estate – retailers.
Historical and architectural monuments often seem attractive to potential store owners. It seems the very walls promise success. But is this true? Pros and cons Of course, the right location for the store – it's half the battle. It is this axiom encourages entrepreneurs to open a retail outlet in an old mansion. According to Kira and Ruben Kanayan leading Experts of "Union Standard Consulting", 1 the advantage of shopping in a historic building – this is a good location: the central streets of the bustling street retail 2 with heavy foot traffic.
The mansion can provide a suitable premises to open flagship store 3. "On some special advantages of an architectural monument can say, if the building is on the way of tourist routes, or religious pilgrimage. Then the point of sale, with a specialization stream of customers successfully using this territory "- note the Cyrus and Ruben Kanayan. However, despite the alluring advantages of location, most historic buildings totally fit for trade. Serious obstacle to future owners will be the technical condition of the building.