YIT to begin construction on Smartti apartments in Kuopio, Oulu and Tampere

YIT CORPORATION Press Release September 1, 2016 AT 2:30 p.m.


YIT starts the construction of apartment properties built as part of the new Smartti concept in Kuopio, Oulu and Tampere. All in all, 138 Smartti apartments will be built in the apartment buildings. 10 Smartti projects are being planned around Finland and the beginning of construction of the first Smartti project was announced in July.

“Smartti meets the needs of a wide group of customers. Singles, couples and small families of different ages have welcomed the new solutions with excitement”, says Marko Oinas, Senior Vice President, Development at YIT.

Smartti concept combines functionality and adaptability with reasonable prices. The design of apartments is based on standard dimensioning where, for example, the space is divided by cabinets instead of partition walls. Apartments are easy to modify according to different situations in life and style of décor is easy to select from ready-made alternatives in YIT Plus resident portal. A part of the concept are competitive pricing and a funding model for the customer.

Model apartment pop-up Smartti in Kuopio in September

It is possible to explore Smartti concept on the spot, when YIT brings pop-up-Smartti model apartment to Kuopio in September. The Smartti model will be presented around Finland in Smartti cities during the summer and autumn and it will be introduced in Kuopio in week 39. Explore Smartti also on video: https://youtu.be/OaxpM3A7prk

For further information, please contact:

Marko Oinas, Senior Vice President, Development, Housing Finland and CEE, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 (0)40 506 7430, marko.oinas@yit.fi
Hanna Malmivaara,
Vice President, Communications, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 (0)40 561 6568, hanna.malmivaara@yit.fi

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