Housing programmes

Samruk-Kazyna JSC participates in a number of housing programmes initiated by the Government of Kazakhstan:

1. Nurly Zhol infrastructure development programme;

2. Regional Development 2020 Programme (formerly Affordable Housing 2020).

Previously, Samruk-Kazyna JSC was also involved in housing construction under the Government Anti-Crisis Programme of Kazakhstan (2009-2012).

Nurly Zhol Infastructure Development Programme

Presidential Decree of 6 April 2015, No. 1030 approved the Nurly Zhol Infrastructure Development Programme.

The Programme’s goal is to establish a unified economic market through integration of the nation’s macro regions based on effective infrastructural hubs to ensure Kazakhstan’s long-term economic growth and to implement anti-crisis measures in support of particular sectors of economy in the context of deterioration of situation in external markets.

The Programme’s key objectives include:

  • establishing efficient transport and logistics infrastructure based on radial principle;
  • developing industrial infrastructure and tourism infrastructure;
  • strengthening energy infrastructure as part of the Unified power system;
  • modernising (renovation and construction) housing and communal services, heat & water supply, drainage systems;
  • increasing the affordability of housing for citizens;
  • developing educational infrastructure;
  • increasing competitiveness of business entities;
  • supporting domestic engineering;
  • facilitating export;
  • increasing competitiveness of agro-industrial complex entities;
  • providing infrastructure for Business Road Map 2020 projects;
  • developing laboratory facilities to maintain the safety and quality products;
  • providing sufficient level of geological knowledge with resource estimates.

Samruk-Kazyna JSC projects under Nurly Zhol Programme

Renovation of Astana airport
Construction of thesecond track on Almaty-Shu railway line section
Project period:       
During construction:
After start of operations:
2015-2017
1490 jobs
66 jobs

Effect:

Increase of cargo shipment volumes and carrying capacity of the section up to 37.19M tons by 2020 (31.2M tons in 2014);

Increase of cargo transport speed from 27.8 km/h to 40 km/h (1.5. times increase); Reduction of cargo travel time between Almaty and Shu stations by 3.5 hours.

Construction of Borzhakty – Yersai railway line
Project period:
2014-2016
During construction:
After start of operations:
204 jobs
30 jobs

Effect:

Maintenance of coast infrastructure near Kuryk port, Kashagan oil field, and also National Maritime Shipping Company Kazmortransflot JSC, Tengiz-Service LLP, Globalink LLP, Yersai Caspian Contractor LLP facilities;

Creation of transportation logistics of this region for transhipment of various cargo types to ferries.

Construction of ferry crossing in Kuryk port
Project period:
2015-2017
During construction:
After start of operations: 

500 jobs
238 jobs


Effect:

Increase of cargo shipment volumes through Caspian Sea into Europe.

Savings in travel expenses through deduction of expenses for transhipment in ports of loading.

Strengthening the housing infrastructure: Commercial Housing
Project period:
2016-2021
During construction:
After start of operations:
21340 jobs
972 jobs

Effect:

To maintain economic activity, ensuring a multiplier effect through the development of related industries, the following main directions of housing and infrastructure has launched, including:

1) the construction of rental housing; 

2) construction of affordable credit housing;

3) the construction of commercial housing;

4) creation of engineering and communication infrastructure (hereinafter — ECI).

These are designed to provide rental and credit housing for growing demand among the population, as well as to support private developers to encourage housing construction. The main advantage of constructing credit and commercial housing is the possibility of multiple use of the allocated funds without attracting additional funding for construction purposes.

Transport infrastructure development
Developing Khorgos-Eastern gateway SEZ
Project period:
2014-2020
During construction:
After start of operations:
939 jobs
10000 jobs

Effect:

Increase of land route attractiveness as a cost- effective alternate transit corridor between South-Eastern Asia – China – Central Asia – Europe;

Expansion of foreign trade potential for EACU countries and growth of freight transportation volume between union members.

Renovation of Astana airport’s airstrip and terminal
Project period:
2015-2017
During construction:
After start of operations: 
170 jobs
350 jobs

Effect:

Increase of passenger capacity from 750 passengers/hour per year up to 2,525 passengers/hour per year (by 1,775 passengers).

Increase of passenger capacity by 4.6M passengers a year (from 3M passengers a year to 7.6M passengers).


Building NIPT SEZ infrastructure
Project period:
2014-2019
During construction:
After start of operations: 
1500 jobs
500 jobs

Effect:

Favourable conditions for attracting direct investments in petrochemical sector.  

Building the necessary infrastructure in support of NIPT SEZ investment projects.

Construction of High Voltage 500 kV Transit Line ‘Yekibastuz – Shulbinsk HPP (Semey) – Ust-Kamenogorsk’ (North-East- South, Phase 1)
Project period:
2011-2017
During construction:
After start of operations:
747 jobs
32 jobs

Effect:

Increase of network capacity in North –East section of the power grid; addressing the issue of energy deficit in East Kazakhstan, making it independent from Russia’s UES transit of energy and provide maximum output capacity in Shulbinsk HPP after commissioning Bulak Power Plant that will serve as its regulator.

Construction of High Voltage 500 kV Transit Line ‘Shulbinsk HPP (Semey) - Aqtogay - Taldykorgan – Alma’ (North-East-South, Phase 2)
Project period:
2012-2018
During construction:
After start of operations:
1114 jobs
65 jobs

Effect:

Increase of transit potential in the North-South section of the national energy system, cover the energy demands of railways, power consuming mining facilities, creation of conditions for the development of border territories and large scale exploration of renewable energy potential and connection enhancement of the Eastern section with national unified electric power grid.

Regional Development 2020 Programme

Инвестиции в новые отрасли

       
15 objects in 12 regions of Kazakhstan
Отрасли преимущественного развития

       








90.13BN KZT to be invested


Samruk-Kazyna Real Estate Fund JSC is one of the Regional Development 2020 Programme’s operators since 2012.

As part of the programme’s implementation this year, the Real Estate Fund arranged agreements on financing 15 housing construction objects in 12 regions of the country (Astana, Almaty, Aktobe, Taraz, Karaganda, Shymkent, Oskemen, Kyzylorda, Aktau, Atyrau, and Almaty Region, Kokshetau).

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The amount to be invested in 15 objects is 90.13BN KZT, Real Estate Fund liabilities amounted to 71.50BN KZT. The total area of the premises is more than 625,000 square metres; the share of the Real Estate Fund is 500,390 square metres.      

According to data on 1 November 2016, the Regional Development 2020 Programme has already commissioned 335.55 thousand square metres of premises, transferred the ownership of 274 thousand square metres, sold 267.4 thousand square metres, with 50.1 thousand square metres of them within eight months of 2016.

About 10,000 apartments will be constructed under the Programme, 80% of which will belong to the Real Estate Fund. The distribution of apartments will be implemented through procedures outlined under the programme’s conditions.