Nordicum - Real Estate Annual Finland 2013 - Page 24

Helsinki New Horizons: City of Helsinki Urban Development Areas Updated 19.9.2012, City of Helsinki / Economic and Planning Centre g C tr r Östersundom Kuninkaankolmio Ormuspelto Regional development gio l d velo me t i o e project, 2010–2025 o 20 0–20 0–2 – 6,500 inhab. 5 ab b b. 1, 0 ob 1,000 jobs b bs 20 0 2 2010–2015 0 120 1200 inhab. 2 20 h 2010–2040 01 1 4 40 35 0 35,000 inhab. 5 nh 10 0 10,000 jobs Alppikylä 2010–2015 20 2,000 inhab. 5 50 jobs Arabia–Hermanni Viikki Myllypuro–Roihupelto 2010–2013 3,500 inhab. ab 500 jobs s 2010–2017 010– 010– 7 5,000 inhab. 0 0 ab. b. 4,000 jobs 00 bs 20 20 0 202 2010–2020 01 0 2,500 inhab. ,5 5 nhab h 5,000 o 5, 0 ob 5,000 jobs Pasila 2010–204 –2040 –2 2 12,000 inhab. 0 h ha 4 00 o 40,000 jobs 0 Vuosaari 2 –2 0 2010–2020 –2 9, 9,0 0 hab 9, 00 inhab. a 1, 1, 0 ob 1,000 jobs obs b Kalasatama 2 0–2030 2010–2030 0–2030 0–203 30 2 000 20,000 inhab. 000 00 ab ab 8 000 ob 8,000 jobs ob bs Kruunuvuorenranta 20 201 2010–2025 25 25 1 10,000 inhab. nh 1 1,000 jobs obs ob ob Länsisatama 2010–2030 1 30 0 20,000 inhab. nhab ha 7 000 jobs , 00 b ,000 ,0 Central city area here, one has to proceed with extreme caution, since the shoreline is a national treasure all in itself and the harbour is a very active hub for passenger traffic. “In all our plans, we must take into consideration the functions of the passenger harbour. Nevertheless, there remains a lot that can be done to upgrade the area,” Härkönen says, adding that in 2013 some projects will be set in motion to develop the area. In all the downtown projects, the City is also eager to involve the local entrepreneurs: “Cooperation is one of our strengths here and we want to listen very carefully to the hopes and wishes of the businesses.” est wood quarter – known as Wood City – in Jätkäsaari. At the end of November, the architectural competition for Wood City came to its conclusion, with Anttinen Oiva Architects winning the contest with their entry ‘Stories’. According to the plans, realisation of Wood City will commence in early 2014. First order of business is a residential building and parking facility, with offices and a hotel soon to follow. Building things out of wood is no novelty in Finland, but apartment buildings made out of timber are still extremely rare. “Wooden buildings in Jätkäsaari can encompass eight storeys,