As originally designed by Alvar Aalto, the Pekola apartments were in the use of Tampella’s factory personnel back in the 1950’s. TOAS aquired the five buildings in 1997. The apartments were renovated in 2013-2014 with their history and spirit in mind and are very much appreciated by the tenants.

There is a balcony renovation ongoing in Pekola, which is why the balconies are out of use. The work also causes noise nuisance. The work is progressing house by house and the tenants will be informed about the renovation in more detail.

Address: Ilmarinkatu 27-35, 33500 Tampere
Location number: 215
Region: Kaleva
Rent (€/m2): 13,40
Construction year: 1950-1955, thorough renovation 2013-2014
Apartments: 178
Maintenance company: Kartanon Kiinteistöpalvelut Oy, tel. 010 424 2950 (Mon-Thu 8 am - 4 pm, Fri 8 am - 3 pm), at other times 0500 234 234, asiakaspalvelu(at)
Property maintenance:, tel. 0800 95560

Apartment Types and Rents

1 room apartments Square meters m2 Rent €
1 room, kitchenette 26 – 28 423 - 457
1 room, retro apartment 27,5 502
In total 64 studios

Family apartments Square meters m2 Rent €
2 room, kitchenette 40 – 50 559 - 673
2 rooms, kitchen/kitchenette 50,5 – 57 659 - 751
2 rooms, kitchenette, balcony 50,5 – 55 659 - 711
3 rooms, kitchenette, balcony (not in every apartment) 55 – 58 711 - 763
3 rooms, kitchenette, 2 balconies 69 856 - 882
3 rooms, kitchen (balcony, not in every apartment) 72 – 84,5 866 - 996
4 rooms, kitchenette, balcony 90 – 91,5 1005 - 1056
In total 117 family apartments


Tampere university central campus 1,6 km
Tampere university Hervanta campus 7,2 km
TAMK (Teiskontie) 1,9 km
Nearest bus stop 200 m
Nearest grocery store 50 m

Additional Information

Internet Yes
Laundry Yes, located in the basement of each building.
Common room Yes, located in the building 35, entrance outside.
Parking place Yes, renting via eParking service.
Garage Yes, renting via eParking service.
Covered parking slot No
Balcony Yes. Balconies out of use for the time being, updated 02/2022
Pets allowed Yes
Elevator Yes
Cable TV Yes
Sauna Yes, located in the basement of each building.
Storage Yes, cold property storages located in the attic of each building. In addition, it is possible to have another property storage from the basement (contact the housing office).
Parking hall No
Playground Yes
Grill Yes
Gym Domus (Pellervonkatu 9)
Energy consumption Energy efficiency report
Energy efficiency class D-E (ks. Energy)

Kitchens include a stove, a cooker hood (connected to the building’s ventilation system) and a refridgerator-freezer. Each flat is equipped with kitchen, entrance and bathroom light fixtures as well as with fire alarms required by the law. Check the “Washing Machine Info” to see if your apartment has connections for laundry machine and dishwasher.

Small baby carriage storages for daily use located next to the entrance of each building. Another baby carriage storages for longer storaging can be found from the basements of the buildings 31, 33 and 35. Separate storages for bicycles in the basements, access outside. Two bicycle sheds and sevral bicycle stands on the yard area. Waste disposal units in front of the buildings 29 (for buildings 27 and 29) and 33 (for buildings 31, 33 and 35). The building front doors can be opened with a code you can get from the housing office.

All apartments renovated 2013-2014, excluding bathrooms which were renovated in 1990. In 2013-2014 minor repairs to the bathrooms were done if necessary. Electricity system renovated 2013-2014. Saunas, balcony doors and apartment windows renovated in 1990.