"We like Lisbon, which has had very strong labor market and population growth,” says EPG CEO Jonathan Willén.

Brunswick Launches Pan-European Company: "We Look Opportunistically Around Europe"

Sweden Sweden — Brunswick launches Europi Property Group, a company fully dedicated to the European markets. CEO Jonathan Willén tells Nordic Property News what segments and markets they are looking at, the first bid, the future goals and why he left Blackstone.
Sonja Horn, CEO of Entra.

Why Entra’s CEO Is Optimistic About the Market Conditions in Oslo

Norway Norway — Sonja Horn, CEO of Norway’s largest listed property company Entra, on the Q3 results and why the company has not been that active on the transaction market the last year.
Aleksi Aitala, CEO and Partner of Juhola Asset Management, and Marie Bucht, CEO of Novi Real Estate.

Novi Real Estate Grows with German Giant in Finland

Finland Finland — Novi Real Estate, together with its Finnish partner Juhola Asset Management, received a property management assignment from Allianz Real Estate on an attractive address in central Helsinki.
Anders Nissen.

Pandox Acquires Two Hotels for MEUR 83

Sweden Sweden — Pandox has entered into an agreement to acquire two hotel properties including operations in the Hague, the Netherlands, and Hannover, Germany, with a total of 421 rooms. The total transaction value amounts to approximately MEUR 83, excluding minority.
Copenhagen Science City from above.

NREP Purchases in Copenhagen Science City

Denmark Denmark — Titan Hus on Nørrebro gets a new owner. NREP has purchased the asset from Tatin and will now renovate and develop the property.
Peab builds school in Jyväskylä.

Peab Builds School in Jyväskylä

Finland Finland — Peab has been commissioned to build a school for Jyväskylän Tilapalvelu on Sohlberg Street in Keljonkangas, Jyväskylä in Finland. The contract is worth EUR 16 million.
Harri Retkin, CIO of Avara, and Mika Savolainen, CEO.

After the JV with Starwood: Avara’s New Strategy

Finland Finland — Avara's CIO Harri Retkin and CEO Mika Savolainen tells Nordic Property News how they will grow their business, going forward, and the foreign interest for Finnish properties.
Skyline of Turku and Jukka Sjösten, Real Estate Portfolio Manager at Aktia Asset Management.

How Aktia Will Grow by EUR 100 Million per Year

Finland Finland — After the office acquisition in Helsinki from Ilmarinen: Jukka Sjösten, Real Estate Portfolio Manager at Aktia Asset Management, on what attracted them to the purchase and future investment targets.
Åsa Lind.

Moody's Upgrades Fabege

Sweden Sweden — Fabege has received an upgraded credit rating of Baa2, with a stable outlook, from Moody’s.
Nicklas Flensburg.

Logistic Contractor Strengthens its Danish Team

Denmark Denmark — Logistic Contractor Denmark has recruited Niclas Flensburg as Senior Project Manager. Niclas Flensburg most recently comes from a role as Head of Projects and Installations at Knudsen Køling.

Ilmarinen Sells to Aktia

Finland Finland — Mutual pension insurance company Ilmarinen has completed the sale of an office property located in Pasila to the special investment fund Aktia Commercial Properties.
Rob Johnston, Senior Director – Transactions, UK and Nordics at Invesco and the latest purchase Grønttorvet 8.

Where Invesco Is Looking for Future Investments

Denmark Denmark — After the Danish entry: Rob Johnston, Senior Director – Transactions, UK and Nordics at Invesco, tells Nordic Property News why Denmark attracted the global investor, the expansion plans in the country and which Nordic country they not will invest in.
The SOK HQ and Robin Englén.

The Latest Pareto Company on the Stock Exchange: Here Are the Plans

Finland Finland — Fleming Properties' CEO Robin Englén on the major acquisition in Finland and whether it is relevant to expand the portfolio after the IPO.
Ulrika Liiv.

Why the Housing Group Acquired Properties from the Logistics Giant

Sweden Sweden — The housing company Obos purchased commercial properties from Sagax. Ulrika Liiv, Head of Communications at Obos Sweden, on the deal: "A strategic investment for us."
Kenneth Ohlendorff.

Blackstone Appoints COO to 360 North

Denmark Denmark — 360 North continues to strengthen its leadership and organization, and as part of it, Kenneth Ohlendorff has been named COO and Executive Board member.

NCC to Develop the New Christiansholm District

Denmark Denmark — NCC is to develop a new, attractive city district comprising housing, a hotel, stores and restaurants on Papirøen island in central Copenhagen on behalf of development company CØ P/S.
Louise Bergqvist.

Louise Bergqvist Appointed New Head of Leasing at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Nordic

Nordic — Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has appointed Louise Bergqvist as the new Head of Leasing, which includes overall responsibility for commercial agreements with tenants in all Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield's Nordic shopping centers.
Montage of a Swedish logistics property and Emmanuel Van der Stichele, CEO of Mileway.

The Blackstone Company’s Logistics Targets in the Nordics

Nordic — Blackstone has launched Mileway – the largest last mile logistics real estate company in Europe. CEO Emmanuel Van der Stichele tells Nordic Property News about the Nordic expansion plans and what attracted him to join the Blackstone team.
Peter Heckelsmüller.

Deka: “We Are Looking for New Investments in the Nordic Region”

Nordic — Peter Heckelsmüller, Head of Acquisition & Sales CEE at the German real estate giant Deka Immobilien, on the record deal in the Baltics and how much they want to grow in the Nordics.
Joachim Hallengren, CEO of Bonava.

Bonava Sells 162 Rental Apartments to NREP

Sweden Sweden — Bonava is selling a rental project to NREP Nordic Strategies Fund III. The transaction comprises 162 rental apartments situated in the new Öster Mälarstrand district of Västerås, Sweden. The project is expected to be recognised in profit in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Entra Signs New Lease Contract in Trondheim

Norway Norway — The Norwegian Hospital Construction Agency (Sykehusbygg) has signed a new 2,200 square meters lease contract in Trondheim.
District Bearing.

Stena Acquires SKF Area in Gothenburg

Sweden Sweden — Stena Fastigheter and SKF team up to develop the 'District Bearing' in Gothenburg.
Kjetil T. Hanssen, CEO of Schage in Lithuania.

The Norwegian Success in the Baltics

Norway Norway — After the massive Baltic divestment: Kjetil T. Hanssen, CEO of Schage Eiendom in Lithuania, on Schage's business in the Baltic region. “We have done well on high quality products.”
Tom Leahy, Senior Director, EMEA Analytics at Real Capital Analytics.

"South Korean Investors Have Lots of Capital to Invest"

Nordic — Tom Leahy, Senior Director, EMEA Analytics at Real Capital Analytics, tells Nordic Property News about the South Korean interest in European properties and whether the Asian capital in the Nordic Region will increase.
Kristina Olsen.

Kristina Olsen New Business Unit President for Bonava Denmark-Norway

Nordic — Kristina Olsen has been appointed new Business Unit President of Bonava Denmark-Norway and assumed her position on October 1st.