H1: These Are the Top Buyers Among the Nordic companies

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how much the listed Nordic real estate companies have acquired during the first six months of 2020.
Jacob Karlsson, CEO of K-Fastigheter.

Only a Marginal Impact for K-Fastigheter Due to Covid-19

Sweden Sweden — CEO Jacob Karlsson: "It has become a much smaller competition."
F. Scott Ball, CEO of Citycon.

Average Consumer Spending in Citycon's Centres Higher Than 2019

Finland Finland — Citycon has presented its figures for the second quarter of 2020.
Anders Danielsson, CEO of Skanska.

Skanska Signs Contract with the Florida Department of Transportation

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to design and build a new interchange at State Road 557 of Interstate 4 (I-4) in Polk City, Florida, USA. Skanska will include the contract worth USD 70 M, about SEK 615 M, in the US order bookings for the third quarter of 2020.
Which companies are the winners and which are the losers on the stock market in July?

These Are the Winners and Losers on the Stock Market in July

Nordic — Nordic Property News has the complete list of how the Nordic real estate and construction companies performed on the stock exchange in July.
Akelius' CEO Ralf Spann.

Akelius Presents Ten Percent Net Operating Income Growth

Sweden Sweden — Rental income was EUR 238 million, a like-for-like increase of 6.3 percent. Net operating income was EUR 128 million, up by 10.3 percent in the like-for-like portfolio.

DB Schenker Develops Terminal Property in the Tampere Region

Finland Finland — Logistics provider DB Schenker Finland develops a new terminal property in Lempäälä in the Southern Tampere region. The property is located in the Marjamäki district, by the Helsinki-Tampere motorway.
Hans Wallenstam, CEO of Wallenstam.

Hans Wallenstam: "This Is Worse Than Any Other Crisis"

Sweden Sweden — One of Sweden’s most profiled real estate CEOs, Hans Wallenstam, compares the current Covid-19 crisis, with the big financial crisis back in the 90s, and he also tells Nordic Property News how the giant company has acted towards the tenants, during the pandemic.

YIT and OP Establishes a Company for Residential Investments

Finland Finland — YIT and OP-Rental Yield special fund have agreed to establish a company investing in rental apartments. In the same connection, YIT has agreed on the sale of eight rental apartment buildings to the company.
Jacob Karlsson, CEO of K-Fastigheter.

Record-Breaking Quarter for K-Fastigheter

Sweden Sweden — The second quarter of 2020 is K-Fastigheter's strongest quarter in terms of earnings to date.
The Nordic Real Estate Companies’ market cap.

Updated List: The Most Powerful Nordic Property Giants

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the current market capitalization among the Nordic real estate companies on the stock exchange.
Fredrik Svensson is CEO of Arvid Svensson Invest.

The Major Shareholder: “There Is a High Energy Level in SBB”

Sweden Sweden — Fredrik Svensson, CEO of Arvid Svensson Invest, on the purchase of shares in SBB for almost SEK 19.8 million.
The P180 office building.

Skanska Invests EUR 76 Million in a New Office Building in Warsaw

Sweden Sweden — Skanska invests EUR 76 million, about SEK 780 million in the P180 office building in Warsaw, Poland. The construction contract is worth about SEK 310 million.
Dragana Marina, CBRE Denmark's Head of Research.

CBRE: Logistics and Multifamily Assets Outperformed Other Sectors in Q2

Denmark Denmark — Total real estate investment in Europe reached EUR 43 billion in Q2 2020, representing a decrease of 39 percent on the same period last year, according to the latest data from global real estate advisor, CBRE.
Kari Kauniskangas.

Construction Effects for the Heavyweight Due to the Pandemic

Finland Finland — YIT’s CEO Kari Kauniskangas on the postponed investments in Finland due to the coronavirus, and the dispute in Mall of Tripla: “We were forced to rush things.”
Joachim Kuylenstierna.

Fastator to Restructure the Holding Companies

Sweden Sweden — Fastator is restructuring the holding companies Offentliga Hus and Industrisamhället, at the same time as a new holding company is being created with the acquisition of shares in Studentbostäder i Sverige AB.

Jatke Develops Logistics and Residential Properties for OP Fund

Finland Finland — Special investment fund OP-Rental Yield, managed by OP Group, has signed agreements with construction company Jatke on the development of logistics and residential properties in Tuusula and Tampere.
Kari Helin see the object as perfect for his company HGR Property Partners.

Why HGR Acquired an Entire Block in Helsinki

Finland Finland — HGR Property Partners’ CEO Kari Helin: “These are the characteristics that we look for in our development projects – a perfect fit for us.”
Pampus Port in Norrköping.

Peab Extends Pampus Port in Norrköping

Sweden Sweden — Peab has been commissioned to extend Pampus Port on Händel Island in Norrköping. The customer is Norrköpings Hamn AB and the contract is worth SEK 345 million.
The apartments will be located in Espoo and Helsinki.

Lehto to Construct 392 Apartments for Kojamo

Finland Finland — Kojamo and Lehto agree on the construction of 392 apartments in Helsinki and Espoo.
Anders Danielsson.

Skanska Has Clearly Noted a Much Slower Transaction Market

Sweden Sweden — "We had a transaction record in the first quarter but then it became much calmer in the second quarter," Skanska's CEO Anders Danielsson tells Nordic Property News.
Fredrik Brodin, CEO of Offentliga Hus.

Offentliga Hus Purchases Hospital in Southern Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Offentliga Hus has entered into an agreement with Frisk Drift AB regarding the acquisition of the properties Simrishamn Solrosen 9, 19 and 20.

Aktiivitilat Acquires Two Commercial Properties in Espoo

Finland Finland — Finnish property investment company Aktiivitilat has bought two commercial properties in separate transactions in the Koskelo district in Espoo.
Strøget in Copenhagen.

Record High Vacancies as Copenhagen Main Street Crisis Deepens

Denmark Denmark — More than 50 stores are empty or their spaces available for rental at Strøget and other Copenhagen main streets as the effects of the corona crisis are laid bare. John Hansen, CEO of Handelstandsforeningen for inner Copenhagen, tells NPN that the severity of the situation is unprecedented during his 45 years in the business.
NCC will build a new school and sports hall in Salem.

NCC and Salem Municipality to Build Fågelsången School and Sports Hall

Sweden Sweden — NCC has been commissioned by Salem Municipality to build Fågelsången school with capacity for 500 pupils as well as an adjacent sports hall. The project is a design-build contract with an order value of approximately SEK 320 million.