Many large projects are being planned in the region, creating plenty of business opportunities. Fall in love with our coastline – thanks to our excellent connections and port, we have a clear logistical advantage in terms of future investments.
The Kotka-Hamina region is ideally located for Russian exports and the tourist and service industry. Here, you will be right in the middle of an economic area of 8 million people. Saint Petersburg is only three hours, and Helsinki a little over an hour, away.
We have a reserve of 250,000 highly trained employees in a range of fields, and with good language skills, less than an hour’s drive away. International expertise is highly available and more resources can be trained to meet your company’s precise needs, in cooperation with local educational institutions.
The Kotka-Hamina region is the ideal location for both domestic trade and exports. Goods are transported quickly from A to B by road, rail and sea.
The industrial areas and port have many zoned, affordable business plots for large and small business operations. We also have plenty of business premises in excellent locations.
When you fall in love with the region, you can buy a detached house here for the price of a studio flat in Helsinki. There is plenty to choose from, whether you want a home at the seaside or in the country. After work, you won’t be stuck in traffic jams, but can get home or to your hobbies quickly.
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences XAMK, Lappeenranta–Lahti University of Technology LUT, South Kymenlaakso Vocational College Ekami and the educational opportunities of the Helsinki region are nearby, whether you need personnel training, RDI partners or a study place for your children.
Region’s developing industry needs subcontractors and services. Through networks, overseas trade is also available. Including St. Petersburg, 8 million people live within a 300-kilometre radius. So there are plenty of potential customers.
More business opportunities are available within a short drive. The Helsinki region, Porvoo, Loviisa, Lahti, Kouvola and Lappeenranta are just an hour or so away.
The municipalities in the Kotka-Hamina region – Kotka, Hamina, Pyhtää, Virolahti and Miehikkälä – want to develop entrepreneurship alongside Cursor, the jointly owned regional development company.