Hemfosa has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of ten properties located centrally in Halmstad for an underlying property value of EUR 109M.
Hemfosa has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of five properties in Örnsköldsvik and a community service property in Uppsala.
Hemfosa’s joint venture, Söderport, which is owned equally with Sagax, has today agreed to divest a property in Gothenburg for MSEK 979 (EUR 103M). The property is situated in Torslanda and comprises a leasable area of 134,000 square meters containing premises for warehousing and offices.
Hemfosa acquires the remaining holding of 35 percent in the existing Gardermoen Campus Utvikling AS, GCU, which has been a joint venture with the property development company Aspelin Ramm Eiendom AS.
Hemfosa acquires a community service property in Turku at an underlying property value of about EUR 16M. The company will also acquire three properties in Sweden at an underlying property value of EUR 10M.
Hemfosa has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of 11 properties in Sweden, five of which are leaseholds, at an underlying property value of EUR 90M.
Hemfosa has signed an agreement to acquire, and has taken possession of, two properties in Espoo, Finland. The police authority and the office of the public prosecutor are the largest tenants. This acquisition, with a corresponding value of about MSEK 420 (EUR 43M), will strengthen Hemfosa's position in Finland, where its property portfolio is now worth approximately SEK 1.5 billion (EUR 152M). The sellers are Localtapiola Mutual Life Insurance Company and Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company.
Hemfosa Fastigheter has appointed Joacim Sjöberg Executive Vice President of Hemfosa Fastigheter AB. This appointment is an additional step in the company's efforts to strengthen its Executive Management Team and ensure long-term, controlled succession planning following the departure of Jens Engwall, who plans to step down from his operational role prior to the end of 2017.
Swedish Hemfosa has strengthened its Norwegian organization through the appointment of Dag Tønder as Head of Property Management for the Norwegian property portfolio, comprising properties valued at approximately SEK 3.6 billion (€390M).
Hemfosa has signed an agreement to acquire 13 school properties, primarily in the Stockholm region, at a value of MSEK 444 (€ 47,86 M), with the exclusive option to sign an agreement in September 2016 to acquire a further two school properties at a value of MSEK 320 (€ 34,50 M).
Hemfosa is strengthening its transaction department through the recruitment of an additional experienced employee. Jonny Göthberg will complement the company's transaction team by contributing wide-ranging transaction expertise, particularly in community service properties, combined with experience of business development and property management.
Hemfosa has signed a lease for previously vacant floor space in the Tulpanen 3 property in Mölndal, Sweden, and is investing in tenant-specific modifications. This major new lease and refurbishment comprise a key step in rejuvenating Mölndal's Södra Porten business park.
Hemfosa Fastigheter acquires a further three community service properties in Finland at a value of approximately €53 M (MSEK 500).
Hemfosa is acquiring the Statens Park area in the Municipality of Tønsberg, south of Oslo, in a transaction that includes nine properties and a parking garage. The underlying property value is MSEK 420 (€ 46 M).
In October 2015, Hemfosa's and Aspelin Ramm`s joint venture Gardermoen Campus Utvikling (GCU) signed an agreement to develop a local medical center on Gardermoen Campus near Oslo, Norway, adjacent to the specialist hospital the company began building in September of this year. The local medical center, or Helsehus, is now fully leased and its future tenants include a healthcare operation for inhabitants of four neighboring municipalities.
Hemfosa, listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, is taking an important step toward becoming a broader Nordic player in community service properties with the acquisition of two such properties in Helsinki for MSEK 500 (€43M).
Hemfosa is continuing to strengthen its position in the community service properties segment. Through the acquisition of 43 healthcare properties in central Sweden and the divestment of four logistics/industrial properties, the company is further streamlining its property portfolio.
Söderport Fastigheter, which is owned in equal shares by Hemfosa and Sagax, has divested eight properties in three separate transactions. The combined selling price amounts to MSEK 154 (€16 M).
Hemfosa and Aspelin Ramm have signed an agreement to develop a local medical center at Gardermoen Airport, located near Oslo, adjacent to the specialist hospital the company began building in September 2015.
Lars Thagesson, COO and one of Hemfosa's founders, will transition to a role as external adviser to the company. At the same time, Karim Sahibzada, Head of Legal and also a co-founder of Hemfosa, will leave the Group to pursue other opportunities.
Hemfosa has acquired the community service property in Karlstad with Internationella Engelska Skolan as tenant. The seller is Karlstad municipality.
Hemfosa Fastigheter acquires additional community service properties in Norway for approximately €30,8M.
Swedish Hemfosa is further strengthening its presence in community service properties in Norway with the development of a new health campus and the construction of a heart and lung hospital in a central location by Oslo Airport Gardermoen. Hemfosa is investing approximately SEK 1 billion (€110M) in the project, which will be carried out in partnership with the Norwegian property development company Aspelin Ramm.
Hemfosa has owned Ribby Ängar together with Bygg-Fast and the divestment relates to the Ribby 1:478 property in Västerhaninge, which comprises 148 completed residential units and the remaining housing development rights in the area on the Ribby 1:480 and 1:481 properties.