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This is where the fresh ideas and sustainable thinking come together.

Ülemiste City is the place where future happens. This is the largest Smart City in the Baltics and biggest privately owned business campus in Northern Europe. We offer the best environment for ambitious talents and scaling businesses. We've brought together all necessary daily services so you can focus on what you do best.
TALENTS

TALENTS

Our ambition is to be the place where local and international talents can succeed. We believe that meaningful work is created in an inspirational environment and by teams with common values. Innovative thinking is a typical trait of our community, here are more than 10,000 great minds already.

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT

We value green environment and diverse architecture. Next to the refurbished 19th-century industrial architecture is the modern city space, enriched with innovative solutions. We inspire great visions and invest to turn these aspirations into the reality.

SERVICES

SERVICES

We have brought convinience services here so you can focus on your personal development. Here is an Estonian- English and French kindergarten, International school, doctors and dentists, car rentals, parking houses, sports clubs, cafes, restaurants, grocery store. And we are evolving constantly.

KNOWLEDGE

KNOWLEDGE

Successful solutions are born from desirable visions and ambitious goals. We cherish everything that brings momentum to new solutions, from education, co-creation to scientific research development. We value lifelong learning and our role is to support this pursuit.

DEVELOPMENTS

DEVELOPMENTS

We started constructing again to welcome another 1,000 community members in early 2020. The building created by KOKO Architects is named proudly after the famous Estonian chemist Viktor Palm. The building complex will be on the main intersection of Ülemiste City and with the best view to the sea.

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1897

1897

Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia, signs the articles of association of the public limited company Dvigatel in the palace in Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg. In the outskirts of Tallinn, construction begins on the largest railway plant in Estonia. The plant gets a name symbolising forceful advancement – Dvigatel means “engine” in Russian.

1899

1899

One of the largest plants in Estonia commences operations. Thousands of carriages roll out the Dvigatel plant and make their way to the vastness of Russia.

1931

1931

The market becomes stunted in the independent Republic of Estonia. The company goes bankrupt and is acquired by the state. Production of airplanes begins on spaces that have been leased out to ease the situation. The area next to the plant develops into an airport with the heaviest traffic in Eastern Europe at the time.

1950

1950

The plant damaged by war undergoes a new rebuild in the communist society. Thousands of workers are brought here elsewhere from the Soviet Union, and residential areas, schools, kindergartens, polyclinic, cultural house and many other buildings are established for their use. For secrecy, the plant is called Mailbox no. 130.

1980

1980

During the Cold War, the plant manufactures experimental technological equipment for the Soviet army and the space industry. Residents of Estonia and Tallinn live in ignorance from what is actually taking place behind the high walls and heavy concrete structures.

1991

1991

The Soviet Union collapses, and the plant loses all its market potential. A few years later, the government-owned public limited company Dvigatel is privatised by Mainor AS.

2005

2005

Under the leadership of Mainor’s leader and visionary Ülo Pärnits, an idea is born to establish a smart business campus in the ruins of Dvigatel and give a push to the development of Estonian society and economy. Ülemiste City is born.

2010

2010

Technopolis Plc. joins the development of Ülemiste City. Ülemiste City becomes a member of the largest network of business campuses in the Nordic countries and the Baltic States.

2018

2018

Ülemiste City is growing with dizzying speed. The ruined plant complex has become a diverse, quickly developing campus enriched with services where added value comes from more than 10,000 people working here every day. Construction of the first homes begins.

2025

2025

Ülemiste City has become a multifunctional city operating round-the-clock where more than 20,000 people live, study and work. For many, this international environment has become a place they call home.

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