In the Municipality of Aerodrom there is a huge demand for real estate, according to the requests registered in the majority of real estate agencies, and according to the data from the State Statistical Office.
The high selling price of real estate is also an indicator for the attractive destination, and this is the reason for the high demand. The average price per square meter for residential premises in the Republic of Macedonia is 55,000 MKD (about 900 EUR), according to the data from the State Statistical Office.
In the Municipality of Aerodrom, the selling price for residential premises ranges from 900 to 1,200 EUR per square meter.
With the future entrance of the Republic of Macedonia into EU and NATO, which is actually the highest strategic interest and priority of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, it is expected that the price per square meter is doubled at least, creating an opportunity for realizing extra profit.
The Republic of Macedonia has signed Free Trade Agreements with the EU, EFTA, and CEFTA countries, as well as with Ukraine and Turkey, which makes it a market for 650 million consumers.
Since 2003, Macedonia has been a member-state of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The Municipality of Aerodrom is located in the central city area of the capital city of Macedonia – Skopje, that is, 1.4 kilometers from the downtown, bordering on three municipalities - Centar, Gazi Baba, and Kisela Voda.
It has an ideal infrastructure connection with all types of access roads and energy products. The Е-75 highway on the north-south axis is located only 2.4 kilometers away from the municipality, while the Aleksandar Veliki Airport is 17 kilometers away from the municipality, whereas the main domestic and international bus and railway stations in Skopje are located exactly on the territory of the municipality. To the nearest port in Thessalonica it takes about 2.5 hours of driving, whereas to the Durres port it takes about 4 hours of driving. A gas pipeline passes through the municipality, and naturally, there are electricity, water, central heating, telecommunications and internet available, too.
1. Republic of Macedonia 2. Municipality of Aerodrom
According to the last census of 2002, the Municipality of Aerodrom has 72,009 inhabitants, while according to our own estimations there are about 80,000 inhabitants at the moment.
The municipality has high population density with a rate of 31.3 inhabitants per hectare. The population growth rate is about 2.3% on an annual level, which in the last 2-3 years has had a trend of increase, taken into account the increased opportunities of the Municipality for inflow of new inhabitants through the construction of new localities, such as the settlements of Reonski Centar Aerodrom and the Crkva B urban unit, as well as the upgrades and extensions to the existent residential premises.
The population in the municipality is young, with urban style and urban way of living, which is a result of the high percentage of population aged 20 to 24, and middle-aged population aged 50 to 57.
In a 3-kilometer radius from the municipality, there are about 250,000 inhabitants, in a 10-kilometer radius there are about 600,000 inhabitants, while in a 30-kilometer radius there are 1,000,000 inhabitants. The Municipality of Aerodrom is a center of gravitation for the inhabitants from the other Skopje municipalities, and from the other municipalities in the Republic of Macedonia.
The Municipality of Aerodrom disposes of highly educated, high-quality and ethical work force, available to all investors.
The average monthly salary (on a national level in the Republic of Macedonia), in April 2009, according to the State Statistical Office, was 20,167 MKD (about 320 EUR).
Besides, there is also high-quality and experienced construction work force available, with international expertise, and working at affordable prices.
As a result of the contemporary urban planning of the municipality, which makes this the best municipality in that regard, major brands from various fields are operating on the territory of Aerodrom, thus investing in Macedonia. Usually they tend to choose the Municipality of Aerodrom to be among the first locations to set their business in (McDonald’s, ProCredit, NLB, VERO (SPAR), Tinex etc.).
In the Municipality of Aerodrom, there are 25 detailed urban plans under preparation, for the most attractive construction locations in the Republic of Macedonia.
These plans are to provide the realization of the construction of about 15,000 to 20,000 apartments, schools, kindergartens, skyscrapers, entertainment park, hotels, shopping malls, sport fields and playgrounds, football stadium, Olympic pool, congress hall, indoor skating rink, and many other facilities currently deficient not only in the Municipality of Aerodrom, but also throughout the Republic of Macedonia and the region.
The total value of all investments is expected to exceed 1 billion EUR.
The location defined for skyscraper construction is on the crossroads of two highly frequented boulevards – Treta Makedonska Brigada and Srbija.
The detailed urban plan for this facility provides construction of internal secondary traffic road, which will additionally relieve the entire traffic network in this part of the municipality.
In a 3-kilometer radius from this location, there are several shopping malls, banks, hypermarket, the biggest private university in Macedonia, automobile show rooms, residential complex with about 50,000 residents, 4 primary schools, 3 high schools, several kindergartens and 5 petrol stations.
In a 3-kilometer radius from this location, it is planned to construct at least 3 hotels, several shopping malls, entertainment park, football stadium, multimedia hall, indoor pool, indoor skating rink, primary and high schools, kindergarten and other capital facilities, which are actually the missing contents in the Municipality of Aerodrom and the Republic of Macedonia.
The skyscraper construction will not only contribute to business reinforcement, but also to the development of the Municipality, opening opportunities for even bigger investments. The residential and business building – skyscraper offers many possibilities for business development. The biggest part of this facility is intended to be used for apartments, which are deficient in the Municipality of Aerodrom.
This location is suitable for accommodation of the premises of most of the consular offices and embassies in the Republic of Macedonia, very luxurious apartments, banks and other companies. This space can be ideal for accommodating world famous brands.
The detailed urban plan for this locality has been adopted.
The infrastructure in this part of the city entirely meets the needs for such type of buildings.
The land is owned by the Republic of Macedonia. A tender has been launched for sale of this land.
The potential investor could finish the administrative procedures within 4 months from the tender completion and the submission of the entire documentation.
The latest reforms in the tax system have turned Macedonia into a European tax heaven. The flat tax amounts to 10%, enabling transparent and efficient administrative procedures.
BUSINESS REGISTRATION (one-stop-shop)
Macedonia has introduced the so-called one-stop-shop system, which enables investors to register their companies within 4 hours. Read more about this on the following link, http://www.crm.com.mk/.