Erik Lee Myklebust.

“Many Hotel Operators and Owners Are Desperate for Some Good News”

Nordic — Erik Lee Myklebust has been appointed as Head of Hotels, Nordics, at CBRE. He tells about the major challenges in the struggling hotel segment, how to bounce back in uncertain times, and whether the hotel strategies differ between the Nordic markets.
Kati Kniivilä, Director, Domestic Real Estate at Elo.

Elo’s Main Focus After the Tampere Investment

Finland Finland — Kati Kniivilä, Director, Domestic Real Estate at Elo, tells Nordic Property News about the acquisition from Tampereen Asunnot Ky, why Tampere is an attractive location for investments, and the residential targets for 2022.

Swedish Juggernaut Adds Key Player

Nordic — SBB continues to shape their team – adds new key player.
Tritax Eurobox announces that it has completed the acquisition of land and agreed to fund the development of a 17,832 sqm prime sustainable logistics asset for SEK 402 million in  Rosersberg.

Tritax Eurobox Makes Third Acquisition in Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Tritax Eurobox announces that it has completed the acquisition of land and agreed to fund the development of a 17,832 sqm prime sustainable logistics asset for SEK 402 million (EUR 39.4 million) in Rosersberg.
CapMan Nordic Property Income fund has acquired a warehouse asset consisting of two adjacent properties in Mölnlycke Företagspark, east of Gothenburg.

Capman Acquires in Gothenburg

Sweden Sweden — CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) acquires a warehouse asset close to Gothenburg further strengthening fund’s exposure to light industrial assets.
Wihlborgs builds for Doka Sweden.

Wihlborgs Builds New Premises for Doka Sweden in Helsingborg

Sweden Sweden — Wihlborgs has signed an agreement with Doka Sverige AB for new construction of a facility spanning 2,200 sqm at Snårskogen 5 in north Väla in Helsingborg. The facility, which is scheduled for occupancy in the beginning of 2023, will house warehouses and offices for business operations in southern Sweden.
Ylva Sarby Westman.

More Turbulence at Castellum – Deputy CEO and CFO Also Leaves the Company

Sweden Sweden — On Monday, it was announced that CEO Biljana Pehrsson would leave Castellum and be replaced by the company's largest owner and then Chairman Rutger Arnhult. Now the turbulence in the company continues as Deputy CEO and CFO Ylva Sarby Westman also leaves Castellum. She tells Nordic Property News about the decision.
Jarkko Äikää, Commercial Director, Logicenters Finland, in front of the future premises in Mäntsälä.

Challenges in Finland: ”There Are Needs for Modern Logistics Properties”

Finland Finland — Jarkko Äikää, Commercial Director, Logicenters Finland, on the logistics opportunities in Finland, and the recent announced major lease contract with Tokmanni in Mäntsälä.

The Largest Nordic Community Service Property Transactions in 2021

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest Nordic transactions in the community service property segment, during 2021.
Espoo Hospital.

Local Tapiola Acquires Espoo Hospital for EUR 295 Million

Finland Finland — Due to the implementation of the health and social services reform, the City of Espoo has prepared the sale of the Espoo Hospital property to LähiTapiola Yhteiskuntakiinteistöt Suomi Ky (Local Tapiola). The bill of sale has been signed conditionally and the transaction will be completed if approved by the Espoo City Board.
AG Gruppen and Lægernes Pension in collaboration. Will develop new, DGNB Gold-certified city district in Glostrup.

AG Gruppen Enters Agreement for Development of Glostrup

Denmark Denmark — Lægernes Pension and AG Gruppen have just entered into an agreement on the development of a new, DGNB Gold-certified city district in a central location in Glostrup.
Magnus Andersson, CEO of Aros Bostad.

Aros Bostad Buys Building Rights

Sweden Sweden — Aros Bostad has acquired a part of a large development area in Åkers styckebruk, Strängnäs Municipality. The acquisition comprises 20 building rights for detached houses, and the right to acquire another 40 building rights.
Paul Nearchou, Managing Director at Deutsche Finance International.

DFI After the Danish Deal: “We Would Consider Investments There in the Future”

Denmark Denmark — Paul Nearchou, Managing Director at Deutsche Finance International, tells Nordic Property News about the major deal with Patrizia, why Denmark is the main Nordic target for the pan-European investor, and whether other Nordic markets will be of interest, going forward.
Peter Frische, Head of Denmark at Areim.

Areim's Investment Targets on the Danish Market

Denmark Denmark — Areim continues to grow and opens an office in Denmark and appoints Peter Frische as Head of Denmark. He tells Nordic Property News what attracted him about Areim, the company’s growth ambitions, what segments and areas they will look for investments in, and how he views the Danish real estate market.
Thermo Fischer's HQ in Helsinki was ICG's first acquisition in Finland.

ICG’s Growth Plans for the Nordic Markets

Nordic — ICG entered Finland at the tail-end of 2021 with the acquisition of Thermo Fisher’s Finnish HQ and R&D facility from Niam. Chad Brown, Managing Director at ICG, tells Nordic Property News about the acquisition, ICG’s view of the Nordic markets and their growth plans in the Nordics.

The Largest Nordic Residential Transactions in 2021

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest Nordic transactions in the residential segment, during 2021.
SBB.

SBB Acquires Property in Birkerød

Denmark Denmark — SBB strengthens its presence in Denmark by making another investment. The acquisition comprises 6,200 sqm in Birkerød located on Biskop Svanes Vej with “Kriminalforsogens Uddannelsescenter” as the tenant.
Node (Vattentornet 2).

Wihlborgs Signs Lease in Lund

Sweden Sweden — The technology and intralogistics company Element Logic will relocate its head office to Nya Vattentornet 2 (Node) in summer 2022. The agreement is for 1,300 sqm and will meet the growing company’s need for attractive premises and increased visibility.
F. Scott Ball, CEO of Citycon.

Citycon Launches a New Stock Option Plan

Finland Finland — The Board of Directors of Citycon Oyj has resolved to launch a new stock option plan directed to the Chief Executive Officer F. Scott Ball.
Louise Hertz in front of one of the properties in Patrizia's newly acquired student housing portfolio. The image is a montage.

After the EUR 314M Acquisition – Here Are Patrizia's Growth Plans for the Danish Market

Denmark Denmark — Patrizia starts off 2022 with a bang. After the EUR 314M student housing acquisition in Denmark, Country Manager Louise Hertz tells Nordic Property News about the Patrizia’s interest in Noridc student housing, where they look for new investments and what other segments are of interest on the Danish market.
Per Berggren.

Castellum’s New Chairman: “Very Sad that it Turned Out like this”

Sweden Sweden — New Castellum Chairman Per Berggren tells Nordic Property News about the schism behind the change in CEO, the chairmanship of Castellum and the view of Rutger Arnhult's various roles and ownership interests.
Antti Pitkänen.

Divestment Focus in 2021: These Are Conficap’s Expectations for This Year

Finland Finland — Conficap’s Real Estate Director Antti Pitkänen on his first months on the position, the SBB deal, and what the investor aims for in 2022.

December 2021: The Nordic Top Transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest transactions in the Nordics during December.
DFI starts, together with Patrizia, 2022 with a blockbuster deal.

DFI Exits Major Danish Student Accommodation Platform

Denmark Denmark — Deutsche Finance International (DFI), the pan-European private equity real estate investor has sold its Danish student accommodation platform, Blækhus, for EUR 314 million to the global real asset investment manager, Patrizia AG
Therese Rattik, CEO of Areim.

Areim Opens Copenhagen Office

Denmark Denmark — Areim continues its growth in the Nordics and is now opening an office in Copenhagen. Peter Frische has been recruited to the new role as Head of Denmark. Peter joined Areim on 3 January and will be responsible of Areim’s Danish business platform.