September 16, 2019
The daily brief: 16 September 2019
Finnish garden designers have been awarded in the international Flower Jam competition in Moscow.
Moscow Flower Fest
All the daily Finnish business news that works YIT, Kamux, Lindström, and Finnish garden designers make headlines.
Kamux is expanding its used car dealership in Germany, YIT is developing a plot in Gdansk, Lindström has acquired an Estonian laundry service, and Finnish landscape gardeners are awarded in Moscow.
Finnish construction company YIT has bought an approximately 1.55-hectare plot close to the historical centre of Gdansk, Poland. Its plan is to develop a mixed-use project comprising nearly 40 000 square metres of business premises and apartments. The project will be executed in several stages, with the total sales value of the development exceeding 100 million euros.
Finnish used car dealer Kamux is opening its seventh showroom in Germany, in the city of Kaltenkirchen, just north of Hamburg. The new location will open in the second quarter of 2020 and further strengthen Kamux’s presence in the car hub that is Germany. The Finnish used car dealer has been growing rapidly with 70 car showrooms in Finland, Sweden and Germany.
Four Finnish landscape gardeners have been awarded for three contributions at the Flower Jam international urban landscape design contest in Moscow, Russia. The contest’s international jury judged a total of 42 gardens that were built on Moscow’s streets and squares during the summer. The Finnish winners are Kairi Meos (gold), Heidi Hannus (silver), and Tanja Nieminen together with Tiina Holmberg (silver). Hannus also won an honorary award from Russia’s association of landscape architects, and her garden was the favourite among Muscovites.
Finnish textile service company Lindström Group has acquired Tallinna Pesumaja, a laundry service based in Kohila, northern Estonia. The acquisition will significantly grow Lindström’s business in the hotel textile rental services market and increase its offering in the healthcare sector. Tallinna Pesumaja’s 50 employees will grow Lindström’s workforce in Estonia to nearly 200 people. Operations at the Estonian laundry service are set to continue as before.
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