The Southern Jokimaa business area (Syväoja) is situated along great transport connections in the southern part of Lahti, along Helsingintie and near the Lahti Southern Ring Road on main road 12.

The Southern Jokimaa area is just over a 5-minute drive away from the junction of the new Lahti Southern Ring Road, which provides excellent connections in the east-west direction. The drive to the junction of the Lahti–Helsinki highway takes about 10 minutes.

The area has a little over 10 hectares of space available for new businesses, and plans are underway to expand the area west of Helsingintie within two to three years.

The business area is home to businesses such as Fazer’s gluten-free bakery, BussiPro, Pro Audio Finland, HiFix and Lahden lomarakenne.

Top location near the junctions of the Lahti Southern Ring Road on main road 12

About 5 min to the centre of Lahti, just over an hour to Helsinki

Expansion planned west of Helsingintie

The soil type varies from rock to loamy silt. No need for pile foundations

Lahti boasts a number of business areas and individual plots available for businesses. See the vacant plots on  the City of Lahti website (page in Finnish).


Lahti is a city with a population of more than 120,000 and the centre of an economic area with more than 200,000 residents. Not only is Lahti situated in a top location, it is also renowned for its environmental expertise. Thanks to LUT University changing its official name to Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology in 2019, Lahti is also Finland’s youngest university city.

Lahti is well-known as a strong business city and inter­national winter sports hub, in addition to being famous for the eskers of Salpausselkä, the waters in the region, and the high-level cultural activities and events it offers.

Lahti has the most diverse industrial structure among Finland’s major cities and is home to many inter­na­tionally well-known business brands, such as Fazer Mills and Bakery; the Hartwall beverage factory; Raute, which manufactures equipment for the forest-based industries; Makron, a manufacturer of industrial automation solutions; Stalatube, which supplies stainless steel structures; and Kempower, which manufactures electric vehicle charging equipment.


Read more about the Jokimaa areas (in Finnish)

Aerial view of Lahti at sunset. Lake Vesijärvi in ​​the background.

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