Rovaniemi Log House is planning to build a new main office near Rovaniemi Airport. Rovaniemi Log House is aiming to build a new ecological corporate block that will house enterprises that are involved in Arctic construction, security and energy efficiency.
Rovaniemi Log House CEO, Timo Kähkönen, says: “We are currently searching for new partners who represent the vast array of skills relevant in the North. Our new log main office will serve as a window into the Arctic know-how”.
Two-storey main office will be built out of ecological Lappish pine and will have the address of Teknotie 1, Rovaniemi. Architect Asko Lax has already presented some drafts of the new main office. The construction is due to begin in 2019 and the whole project is due to be finished by December 2019.
Rovaniemi’s log houses previous main office and show room operated in Rovaniemi’s Santa Claus Village since 2014. In Summer 2018, the entrepreneurs behind the Finnish luxury brand Balmuir have purchased the building.
“We want our office to be accessible by walk-in customers, however, Rovaniemi’s growing tourist number have proved to be a challenge for us , says Timo Kähkönen. “Santa Claus Village with its over 500.000 yearly visitors is a perfect location a luxury retail shop such as Balmuir”.
Rovaniemi Log House is an export-driven company aiming at bringing the benefits of Finnish ecological construction to the world. Since its inception in 2009, Rovaniemi Log House has delivered dozens of Finnish log houses and villas to Russia, China and Western Europe. In addition to Rovaniemi, the company has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, France, Austria and UK.