Jyväskylä’s Kangas district is an ecological and a creative neighbourhood being built next to the river Tourujoki. Kangas is situated in the area of the old paper mill, only about a kilometre from the city centre. It is the industrial history of the area that gives Kangas its distinctive atmosphere. It is a place where people of all ages can live, work, study, use a variety of services and enjoy themselves. It is also where the latest urban planning is carried out together with smart and sustainable construction of the future.
Kangas is an ideal setting for innovative, future creative companies that wish to take part in developing a new type of business cluster and ecological neighbourhood in Jyväskylä. It combines sustainable urban construction with the latest technologies in living and digital services. Social wellbeing and sense of community are among the area’s core values.
In 2040, there will be around 5,000 inhabitants in Kangas, with 2,100 people working there.
Hippos2020 is an urban centre for exercise, sports and wellbeing. Our objective is to create an internationally recognized cluster of smart wellbeing that generates a new kind of growth and new potential for all of humanity.Read more about Hippos2020 »
Kangas is an ideal setting for innovative, future creative companies that wish to take part in developing a new type of business cluster and ecological neighbourhood in Jyväskylä. In 2040, there will be around 5,000 inhabitants in Kangas, with 2,100 people working there.Read more about Kangas »
Jyväskylä’s city centre is compact in size, but lively and vibrant. Increasing its attractiveness as the location of choice for specialized retail stores, events and living is part of the city’s strategy of development. The Vision 2030 for the Jyväskylä city centre 2030 is a comprehensive plan for the development of the city centre and the urban structure it is a part of. It also includes guidelines for the development of transportation links, business and cultural activity.Read more about City Centre 3.0 »
Jyväskylä’s new hospital, the Nova Hospital of Central Finland, is a hospital of the future, with the patient being at the heart of everything. The aim is to provide a thorough healthcare solution, in which prevention and wellbeing play a significant part.Read more about Hospital Nova »