Are to participate in the construction of the tenth apartment building in Kupittaa park

Are Oy Press release 14 January 2016 at 9.00 a.m.


Are and Sato have signed an agreement on the HVACE work for As Oy Kupittaan Kyyhky, the tenth apartment building to be constructed in Kupittaa park. Since 2010, Are has carried out HVACE work in ten buildings in the same block. Five of these buildings were constructed by SATO.


The quality of the buildings is extremely high. For example, each apartment has a cooling system. As Oy Kupittaan Kyyhky will be completed in autumn 2017.


“When selecting the HVACE contractor, we were looking for a reliable operator with experience in technical building systems and their implementation. We have cooperated with Are to a great extent and have found their expertise to be above par. We can trust them to complete the project on schedule, with a high quality of work,” says Matti Keitilä, Director, Turku Region, SATO.


“We are pleased with our long-time partnership with SATO, a reliable and highly competent developer. This project is an example of our ability to deliver high-quality technical building systems as cost-effective comprehensive solutions,” says Vesa Hakkarainen, SVP, Technical Building Systems, Southern Finland, Are.


More information:


Are Oy

Vesa-Matti Sahonen, Business Line Director, HVAC, tel. +358 40 524 6952,

Pekka Suotunen, Business Line Director, Electricity, tel. +358 10 864 3565, 



Matti Keitilä, Director, Turku Region, tel. +358 20 1344 183, 


Are is the largest technical building services company in Finland. Our technical building contracting and property maintenance services guarantee energy efficiency and a comfortable indoor climate throughout the entire life cycle of the building. 

We focus on intelligent technical maintenance and our Are Sensus low-energy system in particular. Established more than 100 years ago, the Are Group employs approximately 2,900 people. We serve our customers in 25 locations in Finland and in St Petersburg, Russia. More information:


SATO is a leading Finnish housing investment company. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive range of rental homes and an excellent customer experience. In total, we own roughly 24,000 rental homes in Finland’s largest growth centres and in St Petersburg. 

In our operations, we promote sustainable development and initiative-taking, and work in open interaction with our stakeholders to create added value. We operate profitably and with a long-term view. We increase the value of our housing property through investments, divestments and repair work. 

SATO Group’s net sales in 2014 were EUR 312.3 million. Its operating profit was EUR 191.3 million, and its profit before taxes was EUR 152.2 million. The value of SATO’s investment properties is approximately EUR 2.7 billion.

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