LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION Press release 5.1.2010, 12.45
Lemminkäinen to enlarge Prisma in Kouvola
Lemminkäinen has made a start on the enlargement of the Prisma department store
in Kouvola. The enlargement will double the size of the existing premises. The
client is Osuuskauppa Ympäristö and the contract will be completed in March
2011. Lemminkäinen will construct the store extension, parking facility and
pick-up yard building. The contract is worth EUR 16.5 million.
The main contractor will be Lemminkäinen Group's Oka Oy, which is currently
also carrying out the Prisma enlargement project in Kotka as a project
management contract for Osuuskauppa Ympyrä. Oka also carried out the previous
phase of Prisma's enlargement in Kouvola in 1996.
"In the present economic downturn Prisma's enlargement contract is a
significant and welcomed project for the region. It will employ about 150
building industry professionals next year," says Oka's Regional Director Janne
The enlargement of Prisma's store in Kouvola will bring an additional 20,000 m²
of floor area. A 47,000 m² parking facility for 1,250 cars will also be built.
The pick-up yard building will have a floor area of 5,000 m².
Regional Director Janne En
Tel. +358 400 912 025
Managing Director Jouko Vehmas
Tel. +358 500 652 220
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The
Group's business sectors are building construction, infrastructure
construction, technical building services, and building products. Net sales in
2008 were approx. EUR 2.5 billion, of which international operations accounted
for over a quarter. The Group employs about 9,000 people. Lemminkäinen
Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.