Collaborative alliance models

YIT’s strategy emphasises project development in growth centres and focuses increasingly on the involvement of partners. The collaborative alliance model matches very well to highly complex infrastructure construction projects, among others.

In alliance model, the project parties work as part of a jointly created organization. Alliance model allows project parties to achieve their mutual objectives, as both the risks and benefits are shared.  


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Tampere light rail
Case: Tampere light rail project

The desired outcome of the construction project is an efficient public transport system that supports urban development and helps achieve the objective of a denser urban structure. The light rail line will be implemented using an alliance model, with the City of Tampere and Tampereen Raitiotie Oy as the customers and NRC Group Finland Oy, YIT Finland Ltd and Pöyry Finland Oy as the service providers.

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Naantali CHP
Case: Naantali CHP

We constructed a new multi-fuel power plant, the NA4 CHP plant, in Naantali. Turun Seudun Energiantuotanto TSE, A-Insinöörit, AX-LVI Consulting and YIT formed a consortium to build the CHP power plant. The project was Finland’s first industrial project implemented with the alliance model. All of the project objectives were fulfilled: it was finished on schedule, the costs remained below the estimate and the results were of excellent quality.

Naantali CHP

Lahti travel centre
Case: Lapland Central Hospital

Two new buildings are constructed in the area of the existing Lapland Central Hospital in Rovaniemi. In addition, renovation of premises is included in the project. The new hospital complex will serve the residents of the entire Lapland region. The design and construction takes into account the need to minimise the ecological footprint while maximising the overall economy of the investment. In addition to YIT and the Lapland Hospital District, the alliance members include Are, Verstas Architects, Granlund, Geobotnia, WSP and L2 Fire Safety Ltd.

Lapland Central Hospital expansion

Case: Jokeri Light Rail

Jokeri Light Rail is being constructed between Itäkeskus in Helsinki and Keilaniemi in Espoo. Jokeri Light Rail will increase the reliability of public transport in the East-West direction in the Helsinki metropolitan area. It will also open up opportunities for new residential construction along the fast light railway. The client organisation (the cities of Helsinki and Espoo), the designer organisation and the contractor form a alliance. The project is constructed by YIT and NRC Group Finland. A consortium consisting of Ramboll Finland Oy, Sitowise Oy and NRC Group Finland Oy serves as a design consultant for the project.

Jokeri Light Rail

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