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Our offering for property investors

Thanks to our many years of experience and our strong expertise in the property sector and the built environment, we understand properties, infrastructure and the opportunities they offer. As a partner, we offer an assurance of competence and capabilities in property investments. 

We offer both Opportunities to invest in profitable properties as well as Property partnerships for ownership and development. There are attractive investment opportunities in housing, offices, retail, logistics and warehouses, care facilities and infrastructure, among others.

Strong expertise in project development

We engage in long-term cooperation with property owners and investors. With our strong expertise, we are the partner of choice for developing and upgrading properties of all sizes according to the needs of the users, end customers and markets. We are experts at:

  • Leasing and finding users for properties
  • Land use planning, zoning and construction management
  • Construction and maintenance throughout the life cycle of the building
  • Financing arrangements, investor partnerships and structuring
  • Contract law, including building service and commercial management contracts
         
    We also welcome the opportunity to discuss collaboration and purchase options with respect to available plots, land areas and older properties.

Contact details of our project development team

Opportunities to invest in profitable properties

YIT provides opportunities to invest in completed, profitable buildings and properties. The details of the investment opportunity and its contents are defined and agreed on a case-by-case basis. An example is a full-service model of a property with set yield levels, where YIT develops, rents out and constructs a property ready for investment. We provide you with:

  • A property with tenants
  • Competitive profits – low risk, good returns
  • Technical and commercial property management services
  • Other service packages for investors and tenants

The property is developed and built according to the needs of building users and its end users. The rental cash flow is strong, and the building is energy efficient and adheres to high standards of construction and strict environmental requirements.

Partnership properties for ownership and development

We offer opportunities for joint development of projects and joint long-term ownership. Project targets and plans are agreed on a case-by-case basis with the partner(s). In joint development partnership

  • We develop, lease and construct the property or a portfolio of property projects
  • Partners have the opportunity to influence the project and its development
  • Development profits from the construction business are shared between the partners

In the Partnership properties model, we agree on a long-term development and ownership plan with our partners. Our partners can enjoy both development profit from the project and the rental cash flow after completion (see figure). The exit plan will be created together with partners, considering the value creation of the area and the project. At YIT, these projects belong to the Partnership properties segment that began operations on January 1, 2018. Read more about Partnership properties here.

Our other partnership model is Joint development projects, where the lifespan of the joint ownership is typically shorter. At the beginning of the partnership, we jointly agree on an exit plan at the end of the development and completion phase. Our partners also get to enjoy development profits from the construction business.

Our references

Completed, ready yielding properties

Lauttis Shopping Centre

Lauttis Shopping Centre
Lauttis, the new shopping centre in Lauttasaari, was opened on December 1, 2016. 

Total investment value: EUR 40 million

Investors during the project development phase: 
YIT 100% (sold to investors)

Operational from: December 2016

K3 Wihuri Logistics Centre

K3 Wihuri Logistics Centre
The new office and logistics building in Viinikkala, Vantaa, occupied by Wihuri Oy Aarnio.

Total investment value: EUR 35 million

Investors during the project development phase: 
YIT 100% (sold to investors)

Operational from: April 2018

Jointly developed projects

Kasarmikatu 21 office building
Kasarmikatu 21 is an office building in Helsinki city centre, next to Kasarmitori. It was completed in 2017. 

Total investment value: not published

Investors during the project development phase: YIT 40%, HGR 20% and Ahlström Capital 40%

Operational from: January 2018

Hertsi local retail centre
A new local retail centre will be opened in Herttoniemi, Helsinki, in 2020.

Total investment value: EUR 75 million

Investors during the project development phase: 
YIT 50% and Hartela 50%

Operational from: Spring 2020

Jointly owned projects

YCE Housing Fund 1
YIT is one of the founders of a fund that invests in housing construction projects in CEE countries.

Total investment value: approximately EUR 100 million

Investors during the project development phase: 
YIT 40%, Ilmarinen 30%, and a group of Finnish private investment companies 30%

Operational from: December 2016

Mall of Tripla
Located in Pasila, Helsinki, Mall of Tripla, the largest shopping centre in Finland will open in autumn 2019.

Total investment value: EUR 600 million

Investors during the project development phase: YIT 38.75%, Ilmarinen 38.75%, Conficap 15%, Fennia Mutual Insurance Company 7.5%

Operational from: October 2019

Contact us to discuss investment and partnership opportunities in more detail.

Pasi Huhtakangas
Housing development and investment opportunities
Antti Seppälä
Transaction
Hedi Grass
Transaction
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