Need funding assistance for developing your company?
We are here to support you during the various stages of your company’s development!

Does your company need help with funding?

Business Developer

Merja Majanen
+358 40 132 7604

Are you buying or selling a business?

Business Developer

Matti Impiö
+358 400 789 551

Establishing a business in Rovaniemi?

Business Developer

Marko Merkkiniemi
+358 400 187 250

Searching for help with education or development projects?

Business Developer

Eija Lange
+358 40 120 6644

What design and innovation assistance do you need?


Taina Torvela
+358 40 135 0361

Do you have any good business news?

PR Representative

Pia Jokela
+358 40 487 2831

Company services in the heart of town

Find business developer services right in the town centre:
Welcome to Business Rovaniemi!

What is Business Rovaniemi?



Business Rovaniemi is the name used for the business and company services provided by the City of Rovaniemi.

  • We assist you with placement, starting up, developing and investing in Rovaniemi
  •  Number of employees: 9 employees + other units
  • Business and Development Director Jukka Kujala Lic.Soc.Sc.
  • Services: business advice, company founding, generational shift, growth and internationalisation services, innovation and development services, regional development and rural area coordination, handling of international matters, business announcements and communications. We also provide you with services related to premises, plots and employment.

Considering business in Rovaniemi?



Welcome to Rovaniemi!  We offer enterprises establishing business in the region the following free-of-charge services, e.g.

  • Local market information about the sector and business opportunities
  • Information about premises and business plots
  • Information about workforce and competence markets
  • Funding advice
  • Help in finding a partner and details about local cooperative networks
  • Information about expert services (e.g. consultation, legal and accounting services, Business Service Voucher)
  • Information about marketing and communication services and related networks
  • Information about traffic connections for the area
  • Information about the region’s research, development and innovation activity
  • Lapland-level regional info

If necessary, we assist enterprises with networking as part of the town's Arctic ecosystem and we provide comprehensive company services in support of your growth and development.

Rovaniemi Markkinakiinteistöt Oy is a limited liability company owned by the City of Rovaniemi that helps entrepreneurs find premises and plot solutions that best suit the requirements for business.

Through our subsidiary Rovaniemen Kaupunkikiinteistöt Oy, we build schools and kindergartens for use by the town.

Our city has zoned suitable business areas and commercial plots for different commercial sectors.

Some of the most important business area include 

Commercial premises for shops:            Lampela area 

Commercial premises for industry:        Alakorkalo area

Commercial premises for tourism:         Arctic Circle area

Commercial premises for wellbeing:      Ounasvaara area

In addition, the city also owns two areas fit for commercial plots that have not been zoned. For more information please call City Geodesist Pertti Onkalo on +358 50 522 9184.

For matters related to local detailed plans, please contact Urban Planning Manager Markku Pyhäjärvi, and for matters related to plots, please contact City Geodesist Pertti Onkalo.

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