Area Manager Teemu Haakana (39) has been appointed as Village Chief in Turku, and Area Manager Ahti Ylimäinen (62) as Village Chief in Rovaniemi. Teemu has a degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the Turku University of Applied Sciences, and 14 years of management and consultancy work experience from the construction business. Ahti has 16 years of real estate work experience. He comes from Citycon Finland Oy, where he worked in a similar role as the Shopping Centre Manager of Sampokeskus in Rovaniemi.
The Village Chief model
“We have defined local knowledge and local presence as essential competitive advantages for us”, says Kari Kolu, CEO of Trevian Funds AIFM. “Experience has shown us that a local person in charge (Village Chief), who is on a daily basis taking good care of our properties and our tenants, leads to higher customer satisfaction, better cost-efficiency and a good economic outcome, thus ensuring a steady and secure cash flow for our unit holders”, CEO Kolu states.
Trevian Funds AIFM also has fruitful cooperation with several external partners. However, when a critical property mass is reached in a certain geographical area, an in-house person in charge (Village Chief) is the preferred operational model of Trevian Funds AIFM.
Kari Kolu, CEO
Trevian Funds AIFM Ltd
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Trevian Funds AIFM was established in 2017 and the company was granted a license under the AIFM Directive on 27 June 2017. The company is based on Finland’s strongest property portfolio management expertise. Non-UCITS Trevian Finland Properties I is its first fund to invest in strong cash flow and development potential.