News release

JLL advised the vendor on signing a preliminary agreement of a property in Helsinki metropolitan area, targeting for large-scale residential development

June 15, 2022

JLL has acted as an advisor to the vendor on signing of a preliminary agreement targeting to re-zone and develop a commercial property into residential use. The total land area in question is approximately 52,739 sq m. The purchasers and co-operatives in the development scheme are two well-known residential developers in Finland, Avain Yhtiöt Oy being one of the said two.

The intended development and closing of the transaction are subject to valid general plan and a local detailed plan.

Tero Uusitalo, Head of JLL Capital Markets Finland: “We are extremely pleased to have been able to assist our client on facilitating this successful process. This project is an ideal example of JLL’s capabilities to comprehensively advise our clients in development schemes and land sales. This preliminary agreement also highlights the demand towards large-scale residential development projects in Helsinki Metropolitan Area.”      

JLL acted as vendor’s sole commercial advisor in the process. 

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