RELOCATE TO METSÄ-AAKALA
New opportunities are being built for relocating businesses in the Metsä-Aakala business area in Vesivehmaa, Asikkala.
The area is located near the developing Lahti-Vesivehmaa Airport, approximately a 15-minute drive from the commercial hub north of Lahti.
The area, situated near main road 12, is recognisable by the Route 24 restaurant. Route 24 includes not only a nostalgic Gulf station but also many other things, such as a café, American-style restaurant, bakery, smokery and car repair shop.
to Lahti-Vesimaa Airport
to the Lahti–Helsinki highway
to the Lahti city centre
The size of the area is
approx. 7.8 ha
Completed local detailed plan
With a population of a little over 8,000, Asikkala is a municipality well-known for its beautiful natural environment, such as Pulkkilanharju Ridge, and Vääksy Canal and its park area. Asikkala’s location between two large lakes – Päijänne and Vesijärvi – has attracted businesses in industries such as the travel and manufacturing industries to the area. Examples of these businesses include Rapala, the best-known fishing gear manufacturer in the world, as well as Rapala’s subsidiary Marttiini and Finlandia Uistin Oy.
Other interesting companies include the door manufacturer Jeld-Wen, which is part of an international company group; Viipurilainen Kotileipomo; Kanavan Panimo; and EL-Kori, which manufactures refrigerator trailers for food transport.