Area development

Happy news for the Kortepohja district: Subway signs a lease in the new U-building of Soihtu

, , , / 19.4.2024

Soihtu has signed a lease with Subcom Oy on the retail space located on the ground floor of the U-building, which is currently under construction. Subcom is Finland's largest Subway franchise company. A Subway restaurant will opened by Subcom in the U-building when the new building is completed in spring 2025.

The Student is The Owner 

, , / 19.4.2024

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Tiina Salminen, Tiitu Design Hilma Hintikka studies management at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics. In autumn 2021, she had stopped working full-time in her previous profession as a...

Havainnekuva Kartanonkujan varrelle sijoittuvasta kerrostalosta

The construction of the new apartment building starting in Kortepohja Student Village

, , , / 23.10.2023

In Kortepohja Student Village, between Kartanonkuja and building Q, the new construction of a 9-storey apartment building and a Sale grocery store will start during this week. Preparatory work for the construction area around building Q has been...

Havainnekuva Kartanonkujan varrelle sijoittuvasta kerrostalosta

Positive prospects for Soihtu’s new construction project in the Kortepohja Student Village

, , , / 31.8.2023

Soihtu aims for a new building in Kortepohja Student Village to serve e.g. students’ families. The new building will be placed along the Kartanonkuja street, between buildings Q and E. Provided that the new site of Soihtu receives a building permit from the city of Jyväskylä and a start permit from Ara, construction can begin in late autumn 2023.

Kortepohja is planned for people

, , , , / 21.4.2023

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Tiina Salminen, Visual Friday Kortepohja neighborhood is unique in that the ideals of 1960s and 1970s suburban construction are realized in different ways in different areas.   The Auvilankuja...

Kortepohja Student Village awarded with ARA’s Square Metres of the Year 2023 Award

, , , , / 25.1.2023

The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA) has awarded its renowned Square Metres of the Year 2023 Award to the renovation and regional development project of the Kortepohja Student Village of the Student Union JYY.

Soihtu’s next new construction is a “hybrid building” combining housing and commercial services

, , , , / 14.11.2022

Soihtu aims for a new, 9-story residential building to complement the building stock of the southern area of the Kortepohja Student Village. The new building is in the plans for the southern area of the Kortepohja Student Village, next to Kartanonkuja. No existing buildings need to be demolished because of this new construction, and the operation of the childcare facility in building Q will be secured during the implementation of the new project.

An energy renovation project begins at Soihtu Vehkakuja

, , , , / 12.10.2022

n the energy renovation, a heat recovery system based on exhaust air heat pump technology will be built for the Soihtu Vehkakuja buildings. When the renovation is complete, the warm exhaust air of the buildings is recovered and used in heating. During summer, the recovered heat can be used also to heat domestic water, so the district heating consumption of the location will reduce significantly.

Kortepohja Meeting organized by the City of Jyväskylä

, , / 3.3.2022

Kortepohja's issues will be discussed in a meeting organized by the City of Jyväskylä on Thursday, March 10th in Rentukka. Meeting will be held in Finnish. The theme of the evening is the zoning of the Kortepohja downtown area. Other current...

Soihtu completes two major construction projects in the summer of 2022

, , , , / 14.2.2022

Soihtu is currently working on two construction projects: the renovation project of the Student Village building E and the construction of the Soihtu Korttelikylä’s new site in Mäki-Matti. Korttelikylä will receive its new residents in July and the Student Village's building E in August. The application period is April 1 - April 30, 2022.

Soihtu assisting students to put down roots in Jyväskylä

, , , , / 28.11.2021

Article picture: Anssi Kumpula Text: Kimmo Moilanen | Picture: Petteri Kivimäki People living in Jyväskylä find themselves in a fortunate situation because Jyväskylä is a growing city. The prognoses are looking good since they are...

Change in the city planning of the Kortepohja center discussed in the City Structure Board

, , / 11.10.2021

The development of the Kortepohja center has been discussed for several years. JYY has been involved in drawing up a comprehensive development plan for the area in co-operation with the city and other key players in the area, as well as the Museum...