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YIT Reding recognized as Developer and Construction Company of 2014 in Slovakia

Press Release   •   May 28, 2014 13:00 GMT

YIT Reding, the subsidiary of YIT in Slovakia has won two of the three main jury prizes in ASB Gala held in Bratislava. YIT was selected as a Developer of the Year 2014 and the Construction company of the year 2014. The eight time held ASB Gala is highly valued venue in the construction business and architecture in Slovakia.

"YIT Reding has strong background and over a century of experience brought by our Finnish parent company YIT. I am proud that we are able to bring to Slovakia the Finnish approach to development and the construction business, which has been praised not only by many of our satisfied customers, but also by real experts. These awards are evidence that it is worthwhile to do high quality business in Slovakia, and constantly raise the bar for future projects," statedMilan Murcko, CEO of YIT Reding.

YIT’s subsidiary in Slovakia, YIT Reding, focuses on development activities mainly in Bratislava, with four residential projects in various stages of construction located in Bratislava’s districts Dubravka, Karlova Ves and Nove Mesto.

The prestigious ASB GALA is organized by the magazine ASB in collaboration with TREND weekly. Prizes are awarded annually for the individuals and companies in the fields of architecture and construction reflecting the recent developments in the industry. This year's winners were selected by more than 100 professionals in the field. The jury comprised not only Slovak experts in construction and architecture, but also representatives of state and local governments as well as professional associations and chambers.  

For additional information, please contact:

Tom Sandvik, Head of the Baltic Countries and CEE division, YIT Construction Ltd,
tel: +358 400 617 807, tom.sandvik@yit.fi

Hanna Malmivaara, Vice President, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 40 561 6568,hanna.malmivaara@yit.fi

YIT is a construction industry leader. We create better living environments in Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Over 100 years of experience have secured for us a strong market position: We are the largest housing developer and one of the largest business premises and infrastructure developers in Finland, and the most significant foreign housing and area developer in Russia.  Our vision is to stay one step ahead – while caring for our customers, partners and personnel. We have more than 6,000 employees in seven countries. In 2013, our revenue amounted to nearly EUR 1.9 billion. Our share is listed on Nasdaq OMX Helsinki. www.yitgroup.com