YIT in Finnish apartment contract

By Joe Malone04 October 2016

Artist's impression of YIT's area development project in the centre of Tikkurila in Vantaa, Finland

Artist's impression of YIT's area development project in the centre of Tikkurila in Vantaa, Finland

Finnish-based contractor YIT has signed multi-million euro area development project contract in the centre of Tikkurila in Vantaa, Finland.

The project will comprise five apartment buildings, with the first – named Vantaan Sarastus – beginning construction in October 2016. Vantaan Sarastus will include 130 apartments with a living area of approximately 5,800m². The apartment block is scheduled for completion in 2018 and will cost €30 million.

Valon kortteli – the second apartment block – will include 380 apartments with a living area of 16,800m². The total cost of Valon kortteli will be €90 million and is scheduled for completion in 2020.

Valon kortteli city block – which means the city block of light – will be given special attention to the lighting. YIT said the lighting designer for the project would focus on the lighting to the building facades and yards.

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