Helsingin Seudun Osuuspankki the main tenant of the Tuultenristi office building in Tapiola, Espoo

YIT Tuultenristi Merituulentori
YIT Tuultenristi Merituulentori

YIT has signed a long lease with Helsingin Seudun Osuuspankki or OP Helsinki about the placement of its operations in the Tuultenristi office building currently under construction in Tapiola. 

The current operations of OP Helsinki’s private customer branch in Tapiola as well as OP Koti Helsinki real estate agency and the Espoo Revontulenpuisto corporate customer operations will relocate to Tuultenristi. The location in Merituulentori, in the immediate vicinity of the Tapiola metro station and the bus terminal, makes Osuuspankki easy to reach for all customers. Osuuspankki’s operations will be located in two floors, and customers and employees alike will enjoy the elegant, light premises.

The office premises are designed according to YIT’s Smart Building concept, utilising smart and innovative property technology. The solutions are based on a standardised approach to the processing and use of data at every stage of the property life cycle. 

In total, Tuultenristi will comprise 4,200 square metres of office and service space. The premises are designed in the same style as the apartments and provide for companies stylish high-quality premises full of light. Attractive views open from the offices to Merituulentori and over Tuuliniitty to Hakalehto. The offices and service building will be completed in the spring of 2023.

The Tuultenristi project consists of two 12-storey and one 9-storey residential buildings, one 5-storey office building as well as a parking facility for the residential buildings. 

For further information, please contact:
Tuula Klemetti, Director, YIT Finland Ltd, tel. +358 (0)40 048 1104, tuula.klemetti@yit.fi
Niina Afflecht, Director of Communications, OP Helsinki, tel. +358 (0)50 506 7642, niina.afflecht@op.fi
Heidi Kauppinen, Communications Manager, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 (0)40 574 3170, heidi.kauppinen@yit.fi

YIT is the largest Finnish and a significant North European urban developer and construction company. We create more sustainable, functional and attractive cities and living environments. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We also specialise in demanding infrastructure construction. We own properties together with our partners, which supports the implementation of our significant development projects. We also provide our customers with services that increase the value of properties. We employ approximately 7,400 professionals in ten countries: Finland, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. In 2020, our revenue amounted to approximately EUR 3.1 billion.YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy. www.yitgroup.com 

Operating in 9 locations in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, OP Helsinki is the biggest retail bank in the OP Group. OP Helsinki has more than 400,000 customers, over 35,000 of which are corporate customers. More than 700 banking and insurance professionals serve customers at OP Helsinki.