Sonja Horn, CEO at Entra.

“Oslo Areal Has Been on Our Target List for Many Years”

Norway Norway — Entra’s CEO Sonja Horn on the major acquisition of Oslo Areal’s portfolio; why it is a perfect match, the input from the major owner Balder, and the increased attractiveness for Entra as a company.
Josephine Björkman, Head of Transactions at Nyfosa.

"Significantly Higher Yields than in Sweden"

Finland Finland — Nyfosa continues to expand its Finnish portfolio through new acquisitions in Tampere and Oulu. The company's Head of Transactions Josephine Björkman tells Nordic Property News about the favorable yield levels in Finland, about the rapid expansion and about the growth opportunities in 2022.
Malmö logistics area.

Blackstone Company: Expectations of Increased Demand for Logistics

Nordic — Strong demand for last mile properties across Europe as 60 percent of companies plan to expand in order to keep pace with continued growth in e-commerce.
The largest deals in the Nordics, during November.

November 2021: The Nordic Top Transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest transactions in the Nordics during November.
Wallenstam makes another divestment.

Wallenstam Divests Two Properties for over SEK 1 Billion

Sweden Sweden — Wallenstam has signed an agreement to sell two residential properties in Tyresö for an agreed property value of just over SEK 1 billion.

NCC Secures Order for SEK 880 Million

Denmark Denmark — NCC has signed an agreement to construct a new government office hub for the Danish Building and Property Agency in Odense. The new office will be a six-story wooden building comprising approximately 31,000 square meters with a focus on sustainability.
EQT Exeter to sell modern education property in central Stockholm to Alecta Fastigheter.

Alecta Fastigheter Acquires Education Property from EQT Exeter

Sweden Sweden — EQT Exeter to sell modern education property in central Stockholm to Alecta Fastigheter, the real estate company of the Swedish pension fund manager Alecta.
Ilkka Tomperi, EVP, Property Development at YIT, and vision image of the new booming Keilaniemi area.

The Ground-Breaking Real Estate Development in Hot Helsinki Area

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, EVP, Property Development at YIT, on the JV together with HGR and Ilmarinen: “Keilaniemi is one of the leading office areas already and its development is going to continue being rapid.”
Ulrika Hallengren, CEO of Wihlborgs, comments on the Danish operations.

Here Are Wihlborgs’ Future Danish Plans: ”The Last Two Deals Differ”

Denmark Denmark — Ulrika Hallengren, CEO of Wihlborgs, on the growth targets in Copenhagen and its surrounding area, why they may not go for full speed right now, and the positive net rental figures for the company, during the challenging times.
Patrik Attemark.

Newsec Appoints New CEO: "Exciting Challenge"

Nordic — Newsec appoints new CEO as the company intensifies European growth strategy. The new CEO Patrik Attemark tells Nordic Property News what attracted him about joining Newsec, what he hopes to bring to the CEO position and about the growth ambitions in both Europe and the Nordics.
Torstein Bomann-Larsen.

Niam's Ambitions for the Norwegian Market

Norway Norway — Niam continues to grow in Norway. Following the new acquisition in Stavanger, Torstein Bomann-Larsen, Associate Director Transactions at Niam, tells Nordic Property News about the deal, the market in Stavanger and how Niam wants to continue to grow in the Norwegian market.
Entra has taken over the Oslo Areal shares.

Oslo Areal Sold to Entra for over NOK 13 Billion

Norway Norway — Entra has entered into a binding agreement with Gjensidige Forsikring and AMF Pensionsförsäkring to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Oslo Areal for approximately NOK 13.55 billion.
Anders Danielsson, CEO of Skanska.

Skanska Launches New Business Stream: Investment Properties

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has performed a strategic bottom-up process and introduces a new business stream, Investment Properties, and revised financial targets. The revisions consist of a target for the new stream and a new limit for the Group adjusted net debt.
Stina Lindh Hök, CEO of Nyfosa.

Nyfosa Acquires in Oulu and Tampere

Finland Finland — Nyfosa has acquired two properties in the Finnish regional cities of Oulu and Tampere, where the company already owns properties. The acquisitions amount to a total value of MEUR 29, corresponding to approximately MSEK 298.
Dragana Marina, CBRE Denmark's Head of Research.

How Office Buildings with ESG Standards Means Higher Rental Levels

Nordic — New analysis from CBRE shows that ESG standards are commanding significantly higher rental levels. Dragana Marina, Head of Research at CBRE Denmark: “Talking about all matters related to sustainability and ESG when being based in the Nordics is an absolute privilege.”
Montage of Robert Landtman, Partner at Alma Property Partners, and a Finnish shopping center (archive image).

Alma Property Partners' Finnish Plans After the Retail Divestment

Finland Finland — Alma Property Partners has sold the 24,000 sqm Ideapark Oulu local retail center to UB Nordic Property Fund. Robert Landtman, Partner at Alma Property Partners, tells Nordic Property News on the timing of the divestment, whether the pandemic has affected their retail business, and investment targets for 2022.
Global giant adds a new piece to their team – will focus on Swedish expansion.

Leaves Pan-Nordic Logistics Developer – for Global Industrial Giant

Sweden Sweden — He will become the Swedish Managing Director at one of the world's largest industrial developers, and be in charge for a possible Swedish expansion.
Christian Bernau´s Nordanö was sole financial advisor to Høvik Park in the sale of an 11,200 square meters office property in the Oslo region.

"Continued Great Interest for Offices in Good Locations"

Norway Norway — Nordanö's Head of Norway, Christian Bernau, on the Høvik Park divestment, the market and Nordanö's growth plans in Norway.
Niam makes Stavanger investment.

Niam Acquires Mixed-Use Property in Stavanger

Norway Norway — Niam, the Swedish real asset fund manager, has acquired a newly re-developed landmark mixed-use property. The property is strategically located in a prioritized development area just south of the central business district of Stavanger.
Swiss Life acquires NRP.

Swiss Life Completes the Acquisition of NRP

Norway Norway — Swiss Life Asset Managers has completed the acquisition of NRP's real estate business with effect from 1 December 2021, having obtained the requisite approval of the Norwegian financial supervisory authority.
Eva Landén, CEO of Corem.

Corem Divests Two Properties

Sweden Sweden — In two separate transactions, Corem has signed contracts to divest the properties Svedala 306:9 and Sollentuna Ekplantan 1 for a total underlying property value of SEK 163 million.
Sami Hyryläinen joins CBRE. The image is a montage.

The New Trends on the Investor Leasing Market

Finland Finland — CBRE strengthens their Finnish team with Sami Hyryläinen who takes the positions as Director, Investor Leasing. He tells Nordic Property News about what attracted him about CBRE, what kind of solutions are in demand on the investor leasing market, what trends are emerging and how the market has been affected by the pandemic.
Charlottenberg retail park, 6 kilometers from the Norwegian border.

The Border Trade Effects During the Pandemic

Norway Norway — Alexander Jørgensen, CEO of Concilia Retail Property, on the sale to Cibus, the demand for properties by the Swedish-Norwegian border, and which of the countries they focus on, going forward.
Which companies are the winners and which are the losers on the stock market in November?

Winners and Losers on the Nordic Stock Markets in November

Nordic — Nordic Property News has the complete list of how the Nordic real estate and construction companies performed on the stock exchange in November.
View over Loke 8 in central Skellefteå.

Diös Acquires in Skellefteå for SEK 810 Million

Sweden Sweden — Diös is strengthening its position in Skellefteå with the acquisition of five centrally located properties from Nordvestor Fastigheter, encompassing an area of 40,000 square meters.