Tormod Sandstø, Director, Media Relations at Telenor Group.

Reasons Behind the Major Oslo Divestment

Norway Norway — Tormod Sandstø, Director, Media Relations at Telenor, tells Nordic Property News about Telenor Real Estate’s future strategy, and why the timing of selling the Fornebu office was perfect at this stage.

Global Giant Launches New Debt Platform: Will Exploit the Funding Gaps

Nordic — Invesco Real Estate, and GAM Investments have agreed to transfer GAM’s commercial real estate debt finance business, including its European real estate debt team and corresponding European assets and investor relationships, across to Invesco.
Joachim Hallengren.

Different Market Challenges for Bonava

Nordic — Bonava’s CEO Joachim Hallengren on the Q3 results, how the countries differ, and what performance he is satisfied with.
Michael Moschewitz.

Genova Acquires in Uppsala

Sweden Sweden — Genova acquires 21,500 sqm warehouse and logistics in Uppsala.
Leif Danielsson.

Leif Danielsson Named COO of Nordr Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Leif Danielsson switches positions from Business Area Manager to COO for Nordr Sweden.

Veidekke to Build New School in Trelleborg

Sweden Sweden — Veidekke has been commissioned by Hemsö to build the new Köpingeskolan in Trelleborg.
Kristin Willerström, Regional Director, Nordics at Pembroke.

“We Are Constantly Looking at New Investment Opportunities”

Nordic — Kristin Willerström, Regional Director, Nordics at Pembroke, tells Nordic Property News about possible expansion plans in the Nordic region, her view on the future office market, whether they will enter Copenhagen, and actions towards the tenants – during the pandemic.
Håvard Nustad.

The Transaction Boom in Norway: “The Activity Is High in All Segments”

Norway Norway — Håvard A. Nustad, Partner and Director at Pangea Property Partners, on the latest massive acquisitions in Oslo, why the Norwegian market is booming right now, and what the transaction volume in Norway is estimated to, during 2020.

Residential Development to Be Finalized in Sweden's Number Five

Sweden Sweden — Hundreds of residential units will be built in a forest area, south of Västerås.
Stina Lindh Hök.

Nyfosa Acquires Properties for SEK 2.5 Billion

Sweden Sweden — Nyfosa has acquired all properties and projects in Estea AB’s wholly owned subsidiary and investment fund Estea Sverigefastigheter 3 AB at a value of approximately SEK 2.5 billion. Approximately 60 percent of the portfolio is located in the Stockholm region.
Joachim Kuylenstierna.

Prime Living and Studentbostäder i Sverige Becomes One Company

Sweden Sweden — Prime Living, listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market, has entered into an agreement to merge with Studentbostäder i Sverige AB ("Student residential in Sweden").
Fredrik Lidjan, CEO of Magnolia Bostad.

Magnolia Bostad Proposes a Dividend Payment of SEK 2 per Share

Sweden Sweden — The Board of Directors of Magnolia Bostad AB has decided to propose a dividend payment of SEK 2 per share for the financial year 2019.
Johan Lagerdahl, Country Manager and Head of Asset Management at Patrizia Sweden, and skyline over the Hyllie area in Malmö.

Patrizia on the Attraction to Sweden: ”A Safe Haven for Real Estate Investments”

Sweden Sweden — Johan Lagerdahl, Country Manager and Head of Asset Management at Patrizia Sweden, on the EUR 100 million investment in Malmö, why they continue to grow in the Nordics, and why the corona outbreak hasn’t been challenging at all for the German investor.

Blackrock Enters Another Swedish Listed Company

Sweden Sweden — The American giant Blackrock keeps investing in Swedish listed companies – becomes large owner in another high-profiled real estate player.
Copenhagen skyline and Wihlborgs' CEO, Ulrika Hallengren.

Wihlborgs About to Expand Its Operations in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — CEO Ulrika Hallengren: ”More and more projects in Denmark.”
Paul Spina and Stan Kubacek.

Heimstaden Strengthens Management Team and Scales Up International Presence

Nordic — Heimstaden announces the appointment of Paul Spina as Chief Asset Management Officer and Stan Kubacek as Senior Managing Director of Heimstaden’s Central and Eastern Europe investment team.
Kari Kauniskangas will leave his position as CEO at YIT.

YIT's CEO Kari Kauniskangas to Step Down

Finland Finland — Kari Kauniskangas will leave his position as the President and CEO of YIT Corporation. The Board of Directors has already embarked upon the search process for a new CEO, and appointed Antti Inkilä, EVP of Housing Finland and CEE segment of YIT, as interim President and CEO effective 23 October 2020.
Gjuteriet (The Foundry).

Oatly Relocates to New HQ

Sweden Sweden — From 2023 Oatly will lease 4,600 sqm in the property Gjuteriet (The Foundry) for their new headquarters. The property is owned by Varvsstaden, a JV between Balder and Peab.
The nine properties in the portfolio are located in Gothenburg, Lysekil, Stenungsund, Varberg, Hässleholm and Åstorp.

New Hot Portfolio Hits the Market

Sweden Sweden — The industrial segment is hotter than ever. Now a new portfolio is coming out on the Swedish market. Alexandra von Segebaden, Director at Croisette Real Estate Partner, tells Nordic Property News about the portfolio's structure and the broad interest in the portfolio.
Montage of Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director and Head of Real Estate at Varma, and Helsinki skyline.

Why Varma Is Continuing to Divest Assets

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director at Varma: ”The recent exits were part of our normal portfolio management.”
Nicolai Tangen, Norway's Bank's CEO, Robert Steers, CEO of Cohen & Steers, and Gerald L. Hassell, Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon.

Updated List: The Global Owners in the Nordic Heavyweights

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents an updated list of the foreign holdings in the Nordic listed real estate companies.
Patrizia acquires from Slättö.

Patrizia Acquires Residential Development in Sweden for EUR 100M

Sweden Sweden — Patrizia has acquired a residential development project in Malmö, in the attractive suburb of Hyllie from Slättö, for approximately EUR 100 million.
Hans Wallenstam, CEO of Wallenstam.

Wallenstam Has Reached 10,000 Rental Apartments Under Management

Sweden Sweden — Wallenstam now has 10,000 rental apartments under management. The tenant Dennis Furlan and his family are moving into Wallenstam’s 10,000th apartment in the new production in Elisedal, Gothenburg.
Åsa Bergman, CEO of Sweco.

Sweco Buys Norwegian Architectural Firm

Norway Norway — Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire TAG Arkitekter, thereby establishing an architectural business in the Norwegian market. Through the acquisition, TAG Arkitekter will become part of Europe's leading provider of integrated architectural and technical consulting services.
Jarkko Lehtonen.

Future Investment Opportunities for United Bankers

Nordic — Jarkko Lehtonen, Portfolio Manager of United Bankers’ Nordic Property Fund, tells Nordic Property News about what kind of assets they are focusing on, which geographies that are of interest in the Nordics and whether the corona outbreak has changed the company’s planned investments.