Caverion provides Total Technical Solutions covering all building systems for the use of two private hospital properties operated by Pohjola Health in Kuopio and Oulu in Finland. The contracts have a combined value of almost EUR 10 million.
The clients are is Koy Kuopion Isabella in Kuopio and the construction company Lapti Oy in Oulu. The approximately 6,600 square metre property in Kuopio will comprise a hospital and office premises to be used by Pohjola Health. In Oulu, the majority of the approximately 7,000 square metre property will be used by Pohjola Health. The properties are being developed by OP and they are owned by Real Estate Fund Finland III Ky.
The contracts include Design & Engineering, Project Management and Project Execution for Total Technical Solutions. Caverion is responsible of the following disciplines: Heating and Sanitation, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Cooling, Electricity, Information and Communication, Security and Safety, as well as Automation. The properties will be ready in the spring and summer of 2017.
”The story of creating Pohjola Health continues with the new units to be built in Kuopio and Oulu. It is great that we can implement these together and do not have to reinvent the wheel when moving from one location to another. I believe that this will contribute to more efficient projects and ensures hospital properties of high quality as requested by the user”, says Kari Kangasmaa, Constructing Manager at OP Property Management Ltd.
“Hospital operations set highly specific requirements for the building systems of the property. We have experience in working at similar demanding sites and I am happy that our cooperation with OP Financial Group will continue in these two projects. Good cooperation between all service providers always guarantees the best end result,” says Jarno Hacklin, Executive Vice President & CEO, division Finland of Caverion.
Caverion is also involved in the Pohjola Health private hospital project in Tampere, Finland, delivering building systems as well as clean room solutions for the operating theatres. The hospital will be completed this summer.
Koy Kuopion Isabella belongs to Caverion’s real estate investors and developers client segment and Lapti Oy to general contractors client segment.
Illustration of the hospital building in Oulu (source Aihio Arkkitehdit Oy)