The office on Nevsky Prospect will initially support a team of 20 full-time technical staff, with numbers expected to double by the end of the year.
The St Petersburg office will provide support for the company’s local and international clients currently undertaking large residential and mixed schemes, corporate headquarters and industrial developments in both St Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Turner & Townsend has been operating in Russia for nine years. Its work has included delivering Russia’s first LEED Gold-certified office, on behalf of Siemens, as well as work for clients including Group M (WPP), KIA Motors and Young & Rubicam.
Turner & Townsend director and Russia country manager Paul Grace said: “This is an exciting next step for our growth in Russia, and will allow us to strengthen our support to our clients in the region and further extend our range of services delivered locally.”