Ratina is an entire urban district that is full of life. The Ratina shopping centre consists of the newly constructed Valo-Ratina building and the historical Functionalist buildings Ranta-Ratina and Funkkis-Ratina. Ratina combines a shopping centre with a next-generation entertainment location in the heart of Tampere. The city’s largest and most modern retail location will be a place for shopping, taking care of daily errands, meeting friends, as well as enjoying entertainment and events.
The Ratina shopping centre will be a unique hub for retail and other activities in Tampere’s central business district, on the shore of Ratina Bay. The Tampere City Region is Finland’s second-largest urban area. Tampere is a growing and developing city that has a strong attraction for new residents, businesses as well as tourists. Each year, more than 4,000 people move to the Tampere City Region, the population of which is expected to reach approximately half a million by 2040.
EUR 200 million
Ratina is easily accessible by walking, bicycle, public transport and private car, and there is plenty of parking. The shopping centre is being built in the heart of Tampere, which ensures high customer volume.
The Ratina shopping centre will revive the historical 1930s Functionalist blocks on the shore of Ratina Bay, in a culturally valuable setting where the Tammerkoski rapids meet Lake Pyhäjärvi.
There is always a lot going on in Ratina, and this includes the period during which the shopping centre is being built. Articles on Ratina and local residents explain what the new centre of the city will be like.