YIT awarded in Slovakia and the Baltic countries

YIT CORPORATION News, June 17, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.

New Rivjera Vilnius Lithuania YIT
New Rivjera Vilnius Lithuania YIT

YIT won the Developer of the Year award for the third time in a row in Slovakia in the ASB GALA organized by the Slovak magazines ASB and TREND. This 10th annual awards ceremony is targeted for companies in the construction, architecture and development business.

The awards were presented in three categories: the Construction and architecture Personality of the Year, the Developer of the Year and the Construction Company of the Year. Winners were selected by more than one hundred member expert panel consisting of leading construction and architecture industry experts as well as government agencies and union representatives.

“We are proud and happy to be able to win the Developer of the Year award for the third time in a row. This shows that both consumers and experts have noted our drive to deliver excellent products and services”, says Managing Director Milan Murcko from YIT.

Two projects were awarded in Lithuania

YIT’s project Upės rezidencija (River residence) in Vilnius was elected as the best residential project in Baltic countries in the Baltic Real Estate Investment Forum. This forum brings together Lithuanian and foreign real estate market players from over 300 countries.

YIT’s project New Rivjera in Vilnius was recognized as the best residential BIM project in Lithuania. The award was given to a project using modeling (BIM) technology and methodology.

For further information, please contact:

Hanna Malmivaara, Vice President, Communications, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 40 561 6568,hanna.malmivaara@yit.fi

YIT is a construction industry leader that creates sustainable urban environments by constructing housing, business premises, infrastructure and entire areas. We focus on providing a first-class customer experience, high quality and continuous development of our diverse expertise. Our operating area covers Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Our vision is to stay a step ahead – while caring for our customers, partners and personnel. We have over 5,300 employees in eight countries. In 2015, our revenue amounted to nearly EUR 1.7 billion. Our share is listed on Nasdaq OMX Helsinki. www.yitgroup.com