YIT sells a business premise in Vuosaari, Helsinki to Pohjola Property Management

INVESTOR NEWS                 NOVEMBER 28, 2014 AT 11:30 A.M.


YIT sells a business premise in Vuosaari, Helsinki to Pohjola Property Management

YIT has signed an agreement on the sale of a business premise to be constructed in Vuosaari, Helsinki to Real Estate Fund Finland III Ky operated by Pohjola Property Management Ltd. The construction will begin in March 2015 and the project will be completed in spring 2016. The leasable area of the premise is around 2,400 square metres. The main tenant will be a grocery store S-market, in addition to which there will be other shops providing versatile services. The value of the project is approximately EUR 8 million including the plot that will be bought from the city of Helsinki.

“The investors of the fund, OP-Pohjola Group’s insurance- and pension institutions, consider basic services constructed in densing urban areas as safe, long-term investments”, tells Markku Mäkiaho, managing director from Pohjola Property Management.

“We are happy that our good cooperation with Pohjola Property Management continues. With this coming project we will be creating better services for people living in Vuosaari”, tells Heikki K. Hannukkala, director from YIT.


Illustrations on the project: http://yit.materialbank.net/NiboWEB/YIT/showCartPublicContent.do?uuid=6750136&random=702995&lang=en


For further information, please contact:

Sanna Kaje, Vice President, Investor Relations, YIT Corporation, +358 50 390 6750 sanna.kaje@yit.fi
Seppo Martikainen, Vice President, Transactions, YIT Construction Ltd, tel. +358 400 460 913, seppo.martikainen@yit.fi




Sanna Kaje
Vice President, Investor Relations


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