Joensuu Region, Time for Growth
The Joensuu region provides excellent opportunities to fulfill the dreams of the modern age. In the Joensuu region, the closeness of the natural world is combined with a wide range of services. Excellent connections and service networks make North Karelia a convenient place to live, work, and pursue various interests. With its beautiful and clean environment and comprehensive services, the region is a natural choice for people who want to get more out of their lives.
Good connections and the location close to the Finno-Russian border bring logistical benefits, especially to industrial companies aiming to enter the vast Russian and Scandinavian markets.
With opportunities to pursue all their interests within easy reach, the region is a real paradise for people who enjoy an active life. A diverse cultural life and sports facilities enhance the quality of life. In the Joensuu region, rock and classical music, summer and winter sport activities co-exist. A wide range of cultural and sporting events of national importance – are some of the strengths of the region.
In the Joensuu region, entrepreneurship is encouraged and significant investments are made to support its development and internationalization. The region offers excellent conditions for investments in extending retailing and service operations. Good connections and the location close to the Finno-Russian border bring logistical benefits, especially to industrial companies aiming to enter the vast Russian and Scandinavian markets.
The Joensuu Region offers excellent conditions for an investor
The world’s leading expertise in forestry and bio-energy is concentrated in the Joensuu Region. The region boasts a unique network of experts: the University of Eastern Finland, the Finnish Forest Research Institute and the European Forest Institute. In addition, the world’s leading manufacturer of forest equipment – John Deere, as well as a large number of other top companies in this industry, operate in the Joensuu Region.
The Joensuu Region is also a forerunner in the collection and utilisation of energy wood. There is an established logistics chain and complete business models for a variety of thermal plant operators available.
Investors to the Joensuu Region will become a part of the experienced industry network and will have a flexible access to the markets in Scandinavia and Russia. The region has a straightforward, informative operating model for arranging and hosting visits to companies operating in the industry. We will help investors to find the right connections.
The National Park of Koli
Koli has many faces. To many, Koli is Finland’s most beautiful natural attraction. Koli National Park and the surroundings provide a unique combination of internationally recognized natural and cultural attractions together with a broad range of quality tourist services in all seasons.
Koli offers a wide range of outdoor activities to people enjoying nature and wildlife. The National Park of Koli together with its picturesque scenery invites you to discover new and exciting experiences.
Koli is known for being the paradise of winter sports. The most challenging slopes of Southern Finland and a well-maintained cross country ski track network are a guarantee of brisk sliding on the white powder.
Joensuu town on water
Looking for a dream home close to the waters edge and in the centre of town? Joensuu’s newest district, Penttilänranta offers all this and more. The area is situated on the mouth of the Pielisjoki River, just a kilometre from the town square. The architecture of the district will reinvent the Joensuu skyline. Here, the idyll of living in a detached house by a lake, while still in the middle of town, has become reality.