Step inside the Ministry of the Interior’s new premises

When Senate Properties renovated the premises of the Ministry of the Interior in Kruununhaka, Helsinki, it was time for the personal offices and the countless cabinets full of folders to go. Even though there is room for almost twice as many people to work in the renovated building, the premises now serve modern knowledge workers much better than before.

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Everybody wants to live in the city!

Helsinki is growing rapidly and wants to be the most functional city in the world. What will our capital be like in the future? Who are we building it for? We listed five phenomena that affect the vitality of the city.

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“Responsibility is something we work on all the time”

At Senate Properties, responsibility means that its own employees and those of its subcontractors operate in an environmentally friendly, honest and cost-efficient way. One indicator of responsibility is the ISO 14001 environmental certification, which Senate Properties has now obtained for the fifth time.

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Evolution of the workplace – from individual offices to hubs

Ideals, technology, the economy and changes in society – these have all had an impact on your workstation.

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45 years at ministries – this is how Päivi Lahe’s work as a secretary has changed

When Päivi Lahe started her career in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs 45 years ago, the walls of the Ministry were covered with pictures of formidable men and the dress code was very strict. Many things have changed since those days.

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Senate Properties is the work environment partner and specialist of the Finnish government. We are a pioneer of new ways of working and work environments. Our centralised solutions help our customers improve their efficiency and save on premises costs.

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