Leading residential real estate investment and asset management company in Finland. We manage residential real estate in several funds with aggregated value over €1 billion.
The Avara team consists of 20 professionals creating highly experienced team with each having 10 to 20yrs+ experience from residential construction, property development, asset management, property management to PE transactions, finance and business consultations.
As CEO, Mika has led Avara to its new success and growth following the change in the Avara’s business logic. Under Mika's leadership, Avara has become a major player in the Finnish residential real estate market. In addition to this Avara is measurably the most reliable and responsible strategic partner for residential real estate investors.
Mika has more than 20 years of successful career in various managing roles in real estate business. Mika has acquired the basic knowledge for the residential real estate investment during his years in a construction company both on site and as a project manager for demanding projects.
Mika has expanded his professional knowhow in investment field by leading a public owner-operator organization that was responsible for asset and property management of a significant real estate portfolio. After that Mika acted as the Business Director of the largest property management company in Finland.
Mika holds an M.Sc. in Engineering majoring in Construction Economics. Mika is currently studying an EMBA degree in Real Estate and Construction.
Harri is responsible for all new transactions, investment solutions and fund raising at Avara. He has been the key player in turning Avara as respected and trustworthy strategic partner for both international and domestic investors seeking to invest in Residential in Finland. In addition to Investment Management he is responsible of Financial Management and IT at Avara.
He has a strong track record and over 12 years of broad experience in the field of real-estate, transactions, finance and consulting. Harri is active and result-driven executive inspired by lean and growth focused business with analytical and entrepreneurial mindset for strategic business planning and strive to continuous improvement. Prior he joined Avara Harri held several positions at PwC.
Harri holds an M.Sc in economics and majoring in finance and accounting.
Tuomas is a hard core real estate development and investment specialist. In Avara Tuomas is responsible for generating new investment properties, real estate development and construction management. After joining Avara Tuomas has led Avara’s investment and construction volume up to 1.000 apartments in a year.
Tuomas has worked over 17 years within real estate and construction field and has wide experience in residential, service apartment, office, hotel and retail development, real estate investment, leasing, transactions, business development, customer experience and project management. Before Avara Tuomas has worked in several executive and management positions in Skanska, SRV, Sponda and Saraco. Tuomas is very energetic person who is goal oriented and loves to attack and resolve challenges.
Tuomas holds an M.Sc in technology and majoring in construction economics and facility management.
Suomen suurimpana asuinkiinteistöjen sijoitus- ja varainhoitoyhtiönä Avaran tavoitteena on kaksinkertaistaa johtamansa.
Starwood Capital Group (‘Starwood Capital’), a leading global private investment firm, today announced the acquisition.
Avara Oy toi Suomen asuinkiinteistömarkkinoille Starwood Capital Groupin, joka on johtava maailmanlaajuinen yksityinen.