The average prices for a new apartment in Kyiv rose 16.2% during the first half of this year, compared to January-June 2020, Halyna Martynenko,

spokeswoman for City Communications, tells Interfax-Ukraine.  The market fell 2014-2017, rose by 10% in 2018 and by 22% in 2019, then stayed flat in 2020, she said.  According to City One Development, the square meter increases during the first half  of this year are: elite +9%, to $3,571; business + 22%, to $2,252; comfort +17%, to $1,205; and economy +15%, to $978.