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UNR Holdings Announces 173% Increase in Square-Footage Sales for Residential Construction Projects

Company Sold Approximately 44,600 Square Feet During Third Quarter, Up 173% From Previous Year
/ Source: GlobeNewswire

Company Sold Approximately 44,600 Square Feet During Third Quarter, Up 173% From Previous Year

Company Sold More Than 33,000 Square Feet of Two Flagship Developments, up 232% From Same Period in 2009

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNR Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:UNRH) ("UNR" or the "Company"), a housing and commercial construction and development company, announced today that it sold roughly 44,582 square feet of space in its residential construction projects during the three months ended September 30, 2010, a volume increase of 173% over the same period in 2009.

The Company's flagship Marshal Rybalko and Nemchinovka developments accounted for approximately 33,041 square feet or 74.1% of residential construction sales during the quarter, a volume increase of 232% or more than triple sales over the same period last year. During 2010, the Company sold its new units for an average of $551 for residential and $366 for non-residential space per square foot for the Marshal Rybalko development and an average of $245 per square foot in the Nemchinovka development.

Jones Lang LaSalle, a global real estate consulting firm, projects that investment in the Russian real estate sector will grow 60% year-over-year to reach $4 billion in 2010, due to recovering oil prices and increased macroeconomic stability.

UNR's Nemchinovka development is located in the suburbs of Moscow, less than one mile from the Moscow Beltway, a major highway that encircles the city. The total gross area of the development is 2.1 million square feet, with a total living area of over 1.3 million square feet. The Marshal Rybalko development, a multi-functional residential and commercial complex located in the northwest district of Moscow, has a planned gross area of approximately 2.2 million square feet.

The Company's Balashino, Bronitsy, Noginsk and Electrostal developments sold approximately 11,582 square feet of space during the third quarter, as compared to 11,448 square feet for the same period in 2009. The average price per square foot for these projects was $192.

"We are very pleased with our third quarter sales for our residential construction projects, particularly the Nemchinovka and Marshal Rybalko developments," said Mr. Alexey Kim, Chief Executive Officer of UNR. "Following our strong second quarter performance, we continue to see increased customer interest in our residential housing projects as Russia's real estate market recovers from the global recession. We look forward to sharing our full third quarter results with our shareholders later this year."

About UNR Holdings, Inc.

UNR Holdings is a holding company that has a 68% ownership in its subsidiary, 494 UNR. 494 UNR is a diverse construction company with more than 40 years of success serving the Russian construction market. The Company specializes in housing and commercial construction developments. UNR also supplies and oversees the installation of its proprietary road and slopes stabilization material Prudon to infrastructure projects in various parts of Russia. While UNRH is involved in complex construction projects, the Company also assists the Russian government with infrastructure projects for oil and gas corporations, such as GAZPROM and TRANSNEFT.  494 UNR is one of the oldest and most established construction companies located and operating in Moscow and the Moscow area of the Russian Federation.

More detailed information on the housing projects is available at the UNR Holdings corporate website: .

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CONTACT: UNR Holdings, Inc. Mr. Serguei Melnik, Vice President 407-210-6541 RedChip Companies, Inc. Investor relations: Dave Gentry 1-800-733-2447, Ext. 104