Realia Isännöinti strengthens its business operations in Helsinki

Realia Isännöinti has acquired Kantakaupungin Isännöinti Oy. Realia Isännöinti is a member of Realia Group, the largest property management and real estate services provider in the Nordic countries. The acquisition is part of the growth strategy of Realia Group and its subsidiary Realia Isännöinti, and further supports Realia Isännöinti’s goal of being a pioneer in the property management business.

Kantakaupungin Isännöinti Oy has been a knowledgeable provider of property management services since its founding in the late 1980s. The company operates in the Helsinki area and serves approximately 85 housing and real estate companies.

“For some time, my associate Antti Koljonen and I had been discussing the next stage of our development and ownership, and we are very pleased to have found a strong and stable new owner in Realia Isännöinti. We have developed a high-quality range of services that are valued by our customers, and their development will continue through the new partnership”, says Kantakaupungin Isännöinti Oy managing director Juha Leppänen.

“It is really great that the skilled and experienced personnel of Kantakaupungin Isännöinti Oy have now joined Realia Isännöinti, and our real estate management operations in the Helsinki metropolitan area, and especially in Helsinki, will become even stronger. We want to further increase the already high standard of service that Kantakaupungin Isännöinti provides to its customers, and to ensure that management of customer companies continues to run smoothly. The change of ownership will have no effect on the existing customer agreements”, says Veli Huotari, Senior Vice President of Realia Isännöinti.

“I am very pleased that through this acquisition our growth in the property management sector will continue in line with our strategy. I warmly welcome the employees of Kantakaupungin Isännöinti to Realia Group”, says Matti Bergendahl, President and CEO of Realia Group.

Following the transaction, Kantakaupungin Isännöinti Oy continue its business as a separate company for the time being.

Additional information:

Veli Huotari, Senior Vice President, Realia Isännöinti Oy, tel. +358 40 509 5087

Matti Bergendahl, President and CEO, Realia Group Oy, tel. +358 40 833 5461

Juha Leppänen, Unit Manager, Kantakaupungin Isännöinti Oy, +358 45 773 02536


Realia Isännöinti is part of Realia Group, the largest expert service group specialising in real estate and the management of apartments, properties and commercial facilities in the Nordic countries. Companies in Realia Group include Huoneistokeskus, SKV Kiinteistönvälitys, Huom! Huoneistomarkkinointi, Realia Isännöinti, Realia Management and Arenna Oy. Ober-Haus runs operations in the Baltic region, and Hestia in Sweden and Norway. Realia Group’s annual turnover (2017) is approximately EUR 139 million, and the group has more than 1,900 employees. All the companies share an emphasis on customer satisfaction, which is created with tailored products and active, professional service.