In Laishevskom area near the village of Tatarstan Stolbische in the V International Economic Summit Russia and the countries of the OIC KazanSummit'2013 ceremony of laying the first stone of the project "Smart City Kazan."
"Smart City Kazan" will be located on an area of about 650 hectares, 3 km from the international airport "Kazan" and 15 km from the center of Kazan. Passes through the territory of a railway line intermodal transport "Aeroexpress", which will connect the new city with the airport and the center of the capital of Tatarstan. The territory of the "smart city" will be divided into 4 zones, which will house an international cultural and business center (220 hectares), Centre for Education and Science (209 ha), a special economic zone (102 ha) and park (100 ha).
The construction period is 20 years, the total investment — $ 10 billion.
"Smart City Kazan" — a project to create a new urban space for the development of business, educational and research activities in order to promote and develop promising sectors of the economy of Tatarstan. The curator of the project from the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency supports the RT, the operator of a specially established state structure — JSC "Corporation of the Republic of Tajikistan." The master plan of the project is designed to Malaysian consortium of AJM Planning &Urban Design Group, Straits Consulting Engineers, Amanah Capital Group Limited in collaboration with the State Unitary Enterprise "Tatinvestgrazhdanproekt."
The most expensive will be the subject of Expo Center, which will be invested about 5 billion rubles. At the same time, investors from Qatar offered to build inter-regional shopping center.
The first investor who plans to start construction later this year, was the company TGT Oil &Gas services, which operates in 9 countries. The company is engaged in the service area of oil production, oil exploration and processing of data as well. Total to date, there are 4-5 investors, the general director of the Development Corporation of RT.