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Norma Holmberg has joined Oy Nortecon Ab’s Commercial Consulting Team

We are pleased to inform Norma Holmberg has joined our Commercial Consulting Team.


Ms. Norma Holmberg has been working within real estate industry in various posts for 19 years, the past 14 years as Commercial Consultant at Realprojekti Oy. She has experience from both from property owner’s and consultant’s perspective.  During these years Norma has been involved in the development and leasing processes of several shopping centers and other commercial properties around Finland.  With her knowledge, experience and language skills she will bring an expected additional resource to our team. Norma has joined our team in August 2017.


“I find Nortecon’s good reputation and the professionalism in the team most attractive. I am excited by the new challenges and I am looking forward to starting with new development projects. I trust that I will bring new perspective and new experience to this expert team. I am happy to join Nortecon team” says Norma.


We wish Norma warmly welcome to our team!


Tero Lassila


Versatile, quality and comfortable shopping centre in Seinäjoki!

Into the heart of Ostrobothnia, in Seinäjoki, will be built by far the biggest, most comprehensive and easily accessible shopping centre of the area. Lakeuden Ankkuri totals 42,000 sqm of leasable area and it will open spring 2019. Building will start during summer 2017.

Lakeuden Ankkuri will be a vibrant and flexible event centre which is designed for all age groups. Thanks to spacious parking area and excellent transport connections the shopping centre will be easily reachable. It is only a bike-ride distance from the city centre.

The central location in a well-known commercial hub Jouppi near the city centre, and major residential areas within walking distance make Lakeuden Ankkuri an attractive trade place for big as well as small companies. The centre will offer an extensive offer an all retail areas, especially fashion, leisure and sports. The new K-citymarket Jouppi will anchor the offer on daily goods and services. In the midst of shopping it is pleasant to make a break in the diverse restaurants and cafés of Lakeuden Ankkuri. The ostrobothnians will be able to enjoy the newest movies in a brand new multiplex cinema.


Kesko’s new urban centre being built in Itäkeskus celebrated the topping out of its first part on Friday 4th November. At the same time was introduced the new name Easton Helsinki, chosen through a name competition. The permitted building volume of this first part is 26,000 sqm, of which a total of 20,000 sqm is available for lease. Easton’s first part will have a special focus on food and eating, as well as managing everyday errands. It will accommodate a completely new concept K-citymarket as well as some 30 stores and services. The first part alone will provide parking spaces for nearly 1,000 cars and more than 300 bikes.

The total capital expenditure on Easton Helsinki is over 200 million euros. The total permitted building volume is around 62,000 sqm of business space and 8,400 sqm of residential space. The second part of Easton is estimated to be completed in autumn 2019. The second part will focus on free time, hobbies, well-being, and entertainment, not forgetting amusement and social life.


Kesko will build a new and modern shopping centre in the area of the current K-citymarket in Itäkeskus, eastern Helsinki. The centre (i3), to be built phase by phase, will have a special focus on food, enjoyable leisure time and encounters. The first phase of the shopping centre will be completed at the end of 2017. The floor area will be 26,000 square meters and the capital expenditure will be about €100 million. The plan of the area also enables housing construction.


For more information about the project, visit Kesko website on:


Tero Lassila                                
+358 400 768014               


A 50 000 m² well-being city block is developing in the centre of Lahti. The block will house some 23 000 m² of commercial facilities and approximately 21 000 m² of residential space, some of which has been set aside for use as a hotel. There are approximately 350 parking places for customer use.


Kortteli 42 (=Block 42) is located in the centre of Lahti, along two busy streets, Vesijärvenkatu and Kauppakatu. The block has been a traditional retail area for decades but will now be modernised both in terms of its content and appearance.


The high quality selection of shops, hobby opportunities and various structural solutions that add to people’s enjoyment have been designed with the theme of well-being in mind. The Block 42 offers a pleasant and friendly environment for taking care of daily business and area’s market square-like atmosphere lends an element of leisure. The Block 42 is an experience you don’t want to miss.


The shopping centre offers hobby and recreational services as well as high-class selection of clothing, hobby and camping goods stores. Well-being and beauty services offer customers a holistic experience. Also the comprehensive offering of the restaurants and cafes attracts customers.



For more information and leasing:


Tero Lassila                                
 +358 400768014               


Tiina Hänninen
 +358 405351685   


Lasse Ekholm             
 +358 500458624


Shopping centre i³ will be the new modern town-center of Eastern Helsinki. Together with the neighboring Itis shopping centre i³ forms the largest shopping destination in Northern Europe and attracts around 27 million visitors yearly. The continuous development within the area combined with a growing tourism from Russia guarantee a strong increase in buying power over the next few years.


Shopping centre i³ will be the easiest place to visit for daily needs. It also offers facilities for enjoyable evenings and weekends with family and friends. Shopping centre i³ is characterized by delicious and versatile food area with shops, restaurants and cafés as well as unique offering in sports, leisure and entertainment. Gross leasable area is 50.000 sqm, the centre will cater 100 shops or service points, the main anchor being the new flagship of K-citymarket –chain.


The centre will be aesthetically fresh and bold with a safe and vibrant atmosphere with modern realization that strengthens the area’s identity. Offering 2000 parking places, it will be simple to access and perceive making everyday shopping easy and enjoyable. This centre will offer all modern multi-channel retail services including logistics and centralized e-commerce pick-ups.




Tero Lassila
+358 400768014


Lasse Ekholm
+358 500458624

Tiina Hänninen
+358 405351685


The shopping center Hansa located in the heart of Turku is the largest and oldest shopping center in Turku. Veritas Pension Insurance has carried out a renovation and modification work in the Yliopistonkatu 20 premises. Now the renewal project is in the final stage and in April in the shopping center was opened a new nearly 3 000 sqm H&M Hennes & Mauritz and the third Stadium store in Turku region. More new stores are opening in the premises during spring and summer.


After renovations in the Hansa shopping center serves more than 150 shops and cafes. The total GLA is approximately 40 000 sqm.



We are pleased to inform that Ms. Tiina Hänninen has been appointed as Commercial Consultant at Oy Nortecon Ab.


Ms. Tiina Hänninen will join us from the Bestseller group where she has been working altogether 13 years of which the past 11 years as a Country Manager.  Tiina will strengthen our commercial knowhow especially in the tenant perspective and will bring with her strong expertise in the fashion trade. Tiina will start in her new position in the beginning of April 2013.


“Particularly Nortecon’s good reputation and its private ownership attracted me. I am looking forward to start working in a new role at Nortecon as a part of a small and competent team. I believe that in addition to the tenant perspective I also know well the consumer behavior especially young people and urban consumer’s expectations and demands. I am proud to become part of the Nortecon team” says Tiina.


We wish Tiina warmly welcome to our team!


Tero Lassila


+358 400 768 014

Shopping Center Matkus opened

On the south side of Kuopio a new shopping center Matkus was opened on November 1, 2012. The new shopping center is the first Ikano Retail Centres Finland Oy’s shopping center in Finland.


Retail space in the new shopping center is approx. 31 000 square meters and there will be opening about 90 different stores and restaurants. Free parking available up to 3000.


Fashion is particularly well represented in the new shopping center – Bik Bok will be opening the first store in Finland as well as New Yorker and Company’s their second stores in Finnish market.


Oy Nortecon Ab has worked in the project from the beginning, participating the commercial and functional planning, tenant mix design and implementation as well as in the marketing and leasing.


The shopping center is expected to have about four million visitors a year.

New stadium opened in Lielahti on October

First Stadium Plus store is now opened in Lielahti, Tampere, Finland on October 17, 2012. The store is the largest Stadium store in Finland and represents Stadium Plus concept. The store is approx. 3000 square meters.


Stadium building in Lielahti was originally served as the Montreal club factory and later among other things S-market. An extensive renovation was carried out in the building before the opening of the new Stadium store.


The owner of the project was EjendomsInvest Oy Ab and Oy Nortecon Ab’s role as commercial consultant.