YIT TO BUILD MORE THAN 200 STUDENT FLATS FOR KOAS IN FINLAND
YIT and KOAS (Central Finland Student Housing Foundation) have today signed a contract for the construction of 219 student flats in central Jyväskylä, Finland. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 20 million. The construction of KOAS Kotiraide will commence immediately and the scheduled completion is by the end of November 2013. This contract is a further step towards the Ratapiha project that YIT implemented for KOAS. The 209 student flats built in the project have been in use since October 2010.
Mikko Räty, Regional Director, Building Construction, YIT Construction Services Finland, tel. +358 400 837 402, firstname.lastname@example.org
Matti Tanskanen, Managing Director, KOAS, tel. +358 50 545 0010, email@example.com
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
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