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Development programs

Five Star City Centre

Five Star City Centre development program steers the Tampere city centre into the year 2030. Together with others, it visions, inspires, examines, accelerates, plans and builds. Operation is based on city strategy and City Centre Development program for years 2017 to 2030.


The future smart and sustainable city district of Hiedanranta, nestled on the shore of Lake Näsijärvi, will be a home to 25,000 residents and a workplace for 10,000 people. Already it offers a venue for urban culture, events and services, and serves as an innovation platform for products in circular economy and eco efficiency as well as smart city services.

Innovative Hiedanranta

In the vision, Hiedanranta becomes an attractive lakeside district for 25,000 residents and 10,000 employees. Innovations and cooperation will be required for creating an inspiring, vibrant, smart and sustainable city district. Innovative Hiedanranta already functions as a development environment and a cooperation platform for smart and sustainable urban development projects and experiments.