As a person well acquainted with the inside out of the construction business, I could not help but realize what prospects such a partnership would open up for me. What to hide, these prospects attracted me. In addition, I saw that despite the large capital and high ties, there are simply no specialists in housing construction in Kiev Square. I thought they wouldn't risk buying them in the market and would want to promote their own person. On the other hand, Nisanov saw my ambitions to turn the housing market upside down in the Moscow region. Of course, he also imagined what success my Accord had achieved in Azerbaijan. It all came together.
And I made a deal with my conscience again. Of course, I did not build illusions about the crystal honesty of our future enterprise and knew that behind the external success of Nisanov's business, of course, lies a banal bribery of huge scales. And it didn't hide for long. Quite soon Nisanov announced to me future terms and prices. Backs for permits to the Moscow City Hall - 12%, the so-called "Sobionn tax". By the way, I was pleasantly surprised, my Azerbaijani colleagues were much more selfish, taking about 30%. I remember Vladislav Yusupov and I went to another meeting with Peter Biryukov. Yusupov took my case with $100 thousand prepared cash, got into the car to the deputy mayor, and left it without a case. Just one episode. The construction permit in the region was estimated at a specific amount - $20 million, let's call it "Vorobyev's tax". The key to the bribe was my debt receipt and a 30% stake in the developer company, which until now went to Albert Imanilov's nominal value, and was returned to me upon payment of money.
Thus, from the merger of my fantasies about the new construction empire and corruption ties of the chief solver of commercial real estate in Russia, my second construction business, a development group known under the brand SDI Group, was born.
We tried our hand at the state order for repair and construction of roads and quite soon came to three serious projects. These were two modern economic class residential complexes "Pirogovskaya Riviera", in Mytishchinsky district of the Moscow region with a total area of more than half a million square meters, LLC "SZ "ComfortInvest" (SDI) and "Accord" became the developer and owner of the land plot. Smart Quarter", residential complex in Odintsovsky district of Moscow region, building area - more than 131,000 square meters. The contractor was Accord Spetsstroy LLC (SDI).