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Restaurant services at Aalto University Töölö by Kanresta

The restaurant, Assembly Hall and auditorium will be operated by Kanresta Oy under the name Ravintola Töölö.

The activities of Aalto University School of Business relocated from Töölö to Otaniemi in February 2019, and the same time the former main building of the school was renamed Aalto University Töölö. Future […]


New coworking venue focused on health and wellbeing opened in the heart of the Aalto University campus

Are you a company within the health industry?
Are you an individual or an organization looking to find a better balance in your working day?
Or are you simply looking to have a healthier workplace?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, then Health powered by A Grid might very […]


New service providers continue to fill Aalto University’s Metro Centre

Fitness, juice, tasty coffee and a gastropub in Otaniemi – new tenants are signing up for the Otaniemi Metro Centre, which will open in August 2018.

Espresso House, the largest café chain in the Nordic countries, will serve friends of good coffee. Cornerstones of Espresso House include the coffee, the […]


Noise and trembling near Väre site

The construction of Väre in Otaniemi was launched on 28 December 2015. The work may cause noise and trembling in the area.
Noisy work phases include excavation support with steel joints, pile driving (hammer/drill) and the drilling of geothermal heat wells.

Noisy work will be launched on Monday, 11 January 2016, and […]


Aalto CRE and Helsinki Cooperative Society Elanto begin cooperation

We have signed a lease with Helsinki Cooperative Society Elanto regarding grocery trade premises at the Aalto University metro centre. Helsinki Cooperative Society Elanto’s full-sized Alepa grocery shop will have approximately double the product range of the existing Alepa shop in the Otaniemi shopping centre. In addition, various technological […]


Boosting the shopping centre – Aalto-yliopistokiinteistöt acquired share majority

In October 2015, Aalto-yliopistokiinteistöt Oy acquired Otaniemen Pankkitalo Oy and the share majority in Otaniemen Liikekeskus Oy. These companies manage Otaniemi shopping centre at Otakaari 11. The centre was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1961 and has been expanded since.

The purpose of the transaction is to develop Otaniemi services […]


Aalto University Properties improves services in Otaniemi centre with property transaction

On 2 June 2015, Aalto University Properties Ltd signed a deed of sale regarding the purchase of the property at Metallimiehenkuja 2–4 from Senate Properties. This summer, alteration work will take place at the property, with the goal of opening a student restaurant and different learning and event premises at […]


User satisfaction again at good level

In September–October 2014, Aalto University Properties Ltd conducted the annual user satisfaction survey among Aalto University staff and students.  According to the survey, the satisfaction of the users of university facilities has risen from last year with overall satisfaction at 3.58 on average (2013=3.54). In particular, students studying in […]


Public Survival Shelter (YVS1) renovation

The Public Survival Shelter 1 situated under ground near Dipoli, will be renovated in the period between January and September of 2015. The Main Contractor of the project is Pakrak Oy. After the renovation, the Survival Shelter premises will be reserved for crisis shelter purposes only.

The construction site traffic during […]


Investment Decision Made on a New Building in Otaniemi

Aalto University Properties Ltd’s general meeting has on the 11th of September 2014 made an investment decision on a New Building in Otaniemi. The New Building will follow the plan called “Väre” (ripple) by Verstas Architects who won the Campus 2015 open international architectural competition arranged previously. The total […]