Sport and Tourism Complex "Great Field"
Sport and tourism complex "Great Field" is projected and being built on the outskirts of Belaya Kholunizca - a town in Kirov region near federal highway "Vyatka" - which is 70 kilometers from Kirov, the region's capital. Distance from Moscow is 960 kilometers, travel time by train is 14 hours or one night, by plane - 1.5 hours.
STC "Great Field" involves a wide range of tourism and sport activities (centers, parks and clubs) united by the single concept, management structure, service and sales center. Each of these activities is created and developed according to the individual business project, coordinated within the General Concept of complex's development.
The main project participants are:
- Joint stock company "Belokholunizckiy Engineering Plant".
- Joint stock company "VyatInvestFond".
- Russian Defence-Sport Works Organization (ROSTO-DOSAAF).
- Russian and Foreign legal entities.
- "Channel 9" - Kirov TV-company.
As of now, there are no mountain-skiing centers in Kirov region. The nearest similar centers are located in Kazan', Moscow, Perm region, Ekaterinburg and in South Ural, which are 400 kilometers away. STC "Great Field" mountain-skiing services sales volume is estimated up to $5 million a year, recreation services - about $2.6 million a year.
Project achievement is planned over 2005-2008. Total investments volume equals $11 million. However, financing will be done at the expense of both domestic and foreign investments along with the state financing of sewer system and water sports center construction.
The complex's construction is being accomplished on five land sites, which total square is about 300 hectares. These sites are in private property and are granted to STC "Great Field" on the terms of long-term lease (49 years) with the rights to be sold or granted as sublease to investors for building a wide range of objects (buildings, constructions, parks, centers etc.). The list of these objects is determined by the Concept and General Development Plan of the complex.