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Organisation

Stara's Chief Executive Officer is Timo Martiskainen. Stara's operations are steered and monitored by the Board.

City Engineering, Construction

We build the city's streets, parks, squares, plazas, water maintenance lines and play parks, in addition to which we offer expert services related to soil and bedrock. As a property developer we also provide assistance in the planning of projects related to our field of operation, prepare and approve plans, procure the required permits, prepare contract documents and oversee the work of contractors.

Unit Director
Hannu Halkola
Tel. 09 310 37833
Visiting address
Ilmalankuja 2 L
Postal address
PO Box 1660
00099 City of Helsinki

City Engineering, Maintenance

We make sure that the city's streets, roads, walkways, cycling lanes and parking and yard areas stay clean. In the winter we also take care of snow clearance and de-icing. In addition to this we patch up and repair streets and yards, kerbs, tiling, railings, fences and yard and park structures. We also organise excavation works and related traffic arrangements and paint parking spaces and road markings.

Unit Director
Ville Alatyppö
Tel. 09 310 39943
Visiting address
Talttakuja 1
Postal address
PO Box 1570
00099 City of Helsinki

Construction Engineering

We have over 50 years of experience in the repair, construction and maintenance of public service premises. We specialise in the demanding renovations of hospitals, day care centres and schools, which are carried out in close cooperation with clients and based on their specific requirements.

The Construction Engineering division is divided into the Repair Construction and Construction Projects units. In addition to this, our Engineering Works unit provides metal, wood and architectural engineering services for all departments and public enterprises of the City of Helsinki, as well as other public sector operators and the private sector.

Unit Director
Kari Haapaniemi
Tel. 09 310 39630
Visiting address
Hämeentie 115
Postal address
PO Box 1630
00099 City of Helsinki

Environmental Management

We take care of Helsinki's nature reserves, sea and archipelago areas, recreational fields and meadows as well as forest flora and fauna. We carry out the nature management plans for forested green areas prepared by the Public Work Department in collaboration with residents.

Our Garden Service plans and creates flower arrangements and pot plantings. We also carry out tree maintenance on order. At the city garden, we grow group and commercial plants for the city's needs.

Unit Director
Jouko Laakso
Tel. 09 310 39250
Visiting address
Ilmalankuja 2 L
Postal address
PO Box 1660
00099 City of Helsinki

Logistics

We organise tendering processes for materials and services required by the City of Helsinki's departments and public enterprises. Joint procurements are based on executive decisions made by the City Board, while individual procurements are tendered based on the administrative branches' commissions.

We also service vehicles and work machinery and our Transport Services serves the entire city. In addition to this we operate our own Recycling Centre, Signboard Service and Warehouse Store.

Unit Director
Sami Aherva
Tel. 09 310 78571
Visiting address
Liukumäentie 4
Postal address
PO Box 1640
00099 City of Helsinki

Administration

The Administration division supports Stara's management and the achievement of objectives through its basic work and development projects.

The Administration division is divided into seven units: Personnel, Financing, Information Management, Development, Decision-making Support, Premises and Communications. The division is lead by the Administrative Manager.

Unit Director
Ilpo Laitinen
Tel. 09 310 24598
Visiting address
Ilmalankuja 2 L
Postal address
PO Box 1660
00099 City of Helsinki