Scandic Lodges has signed a long-term lease settlement with landlord Projekti GH Oy for 2 inns with a complete of 459 rooms within the distinctive Backyard Helsinki, a multi-functional occasion enviornment in Helsinki, Finland. The settlement consists of one Scandic Go lodge with 232 rooms and a 227-room Scandic lodge which are anticipated to open in 2028. The brand new inns shall be established in one in all Scandic’s key locations the place the corporate sees rising demand from each company and leisure vacationers.
When the 2 inns open, Scandic would be the unique lodge operator at Backyard Helsinki, one in all Finland’s largest city growth initiatives that’s rising two kilometers from the center of the capital. Backyard Helsinki shall be a singular multi-functional mega occasion enviornment within the Töölö district and a vacation spot for sports activities, leisure, eating places, workplace house and residences. With proximity to the town heart and plenty of sights within the surrounding space, there may be rising demand for lodge nights all yr spherical from each enterprise and leisure vacationers.
We’ve got a excessive stage of exercise at Scandic and we’re persevering with to strengthen our place in enticing key locations the place we see nice potential. The Helsinki area is anticipated to generate about 5 million lodge nights from 2026, which is why establishing these two inns is a vital milestone in our progress technique. It’s additionally thrilling to current our first Scandic Go, Scandic’s model within the fast-growing economic system section, within the Finnish market. Jens Mathiesen, President & CEO of Scandic Lodges Group
Backyard Helsinki shall be a vacation spot for indoor leisure and is anticipated to host world-class home and worldwide occasions. The inns shall be built-in into Backyard Helsinki and positioned in the identical constructing, which can result in substantial economies of scale. Scandic Go will supply space-efficient lodge rooms with sensible storage options at value. The Scandic lodge will primarily supply double and household rooms in addition to assembly amenities for as much as 250 individuals and a highly-efficient bar and restaurant space.
I’m actually trying ahead to opening the Scandic and Scandic Go inns at Backyard Helsinki along with Projekti GH Oy and my colleagues right here in Finland. The inns are an necessary addition to the Töölö district and the brand new occasion enviornment. And because the unique lodge operator at Backyard Helsinki, Scandic will supply two inns with a complete of 459 rooms beneath one roof for all company, no matter whether or not they’re on the lookout for a full-service expertise or a keep centered on discovering the town or attending an occasion within the space. Laura Tarkka, Head of Scandic Lodges in Finland
The brand new inns shall be environmentally licensed by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, the official ecolabel of the Nordic international locations. The owner will construct the inns with sustainability in focus and the properties shall be licensed in keeping with LEED or BREEAM, internationally acknowledged environmental certification programs.
Backyard Helsinki’s imaginative and prescient is an final buyer expertise. Understanding the occasion and journey business in addition to the shoppers of right now is one thing that Scandic will contribute to this mission and I’d wish to take this chance to thank the Scandic crew in addition to the Finesco crew for his or her nice assist and collaboration in the course of the course of. Timo Everi, Chairman of the Projekti GH Oy
About Scandic Lodges Group
Scandic is the biggest lodge firm within the Nordic international locations with a community of about 280 inns with 58,000 rooms in operation and beneath growth, in additional than 130 locations. The corporate is the chief on the subject of integrating sustainability in all operations and its award-winning Design for All idea ensures that Scandic inns are accessible to everybody. Effectively liked by company and workers, the Scandic Pals loyalty program is the biggest within the Nordic lodge business and the corporate is among the most engaging employers within the area. Scandic is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.scandichotelsgroup.com