Real Estate Annual Finland 2018

In this issue, we sat down with urban development guru Bruce Katz to talk about the (r)evolution of the cities – and, by the way, discovered his new favourite city. We also celebrate Finland’s 100th birthday and the long-awaited launch of the new western metro line from Helsinki to Espoo. As always, NORDICUM dives deep into the real estate market and showcases the most dynamic urban development projects around the country. Who's hot? Who's not? - Find out here!

3 Editorial
8 Cities are in the driver’s seat now – and they’re not afraid to floor it
16 The Big 100 – The Finns went all out for their special centenary
20 Helsinki has an ambitious “reclaim the shores” agenda which calls for the redevelopment of former industrial areas along the shorelines
23 Senate Properties pursues ambitious redevelopment in Helsinki – and beyond
24 The new heart of Helsinki is being constructed in Pasila, a neighborhood at the junction of Finland’s major traffic connections
27 Pasila – the most accessible location in Finland
28 The western metro line – connecting Helsinki and neighbouring Espoo – is finally complete
34 Metro gives boost to Tapiola’s redevelopment in Espoo
36 Hämeenlinna is seeking to redefine and reinvent its shoreline
37 Tytti Sirola from Bluet Ltd believes that floating construction will be a big international phenomenon
39 At Sello shopping center, digitalization saves costs and enables new revenue models
40 SRV is set to raise the long-awaited Deck and Arena in Tampere
42 Oulu has ambitious plans for urban development, healthcare, education, tourism and logistics
44 Turku seeks to improve its urban appeal via downtown upgrade
46 The Turku Rail Yard project is an ambitious urban development concept for the 2020s
47 Real Estate Goes Tampere
48 Real estate is becoming more and more digital – as well as customer-oriented
54 Finnish real estate highly attractive to foreign investors
56 Company Business Cards