Victor Persson.

American Giant on Their First Nordic Steps and Future Plans

Denmark Denmark A major player has entered the Nordics. Blackrock Real Estate – with assets of approximately SEK 200 billion (EUR 20 billion) – enters through the acquisition of Næstved Storcenter southwest of Copenhagen. Victor Persson, Vice President of Blackrock Nordics, tells Nordic Property News about the center purchase and the company’s future Nordic plans.




The new hotel.

Billion Divestment for Swedavia at Arlanda

Sweden Sweden Swedavia divests the property on Stockholm Arlanda Airport where the Nordics’ largest airport hotel is under construction. The property value amounts to EUR 131M.

Victoria Park and Trianon Acquire Housing Units in Malmö for EUR 80M

Sweden Sweden Victoria Park and Trianon have signed an agreement to acquire a property portfolio of 722 flats and a small number of commercial premises, with a total lettable area of approximately 47,700 square metres. The properties are located in Lindängen, Malmö, and the acquisition will take place for an underlying property value of MSEK 795 (EUR 80M). The seller is Willhem and possession is due to be transferred on 1 March 2018.


Victoriapassasjen.

Victoriapassasjen Sold to Swedish Company

Norway Norway The Victoriapassasjen property in Oslo has been sold to Swedish Artmax for EUR 32M.

Bonava Sells to Willhem in Malmö

Sweden Sweden Bonava is selling a rental project in the Elinegård district of Malmö, Sweden, to the housing company Willhem. The project comprises 90 rental apartments and the sales price amounts to approximately EUR 17M.

NCC Expands Factory in Vantaa

Finland Finland NCC has signed a contract to build a factory expansion in Vantaa, Finland, for Murata Electronics Oy. The project is a design and build contract and the value is approximately EUR 37M.

YIT Leases in Commercial Centre in Tikkurila

Dixi.
Finland Finland A major part of the office properties of the commercial centre Dixi, located at the Tikkurila railway station, has been leased. YIT completed the sales transaction of the second phase office properties to Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company in December.

Christian Doglia.


Major Fund Aims for Nordic Social Properties

Nordic Infranode has closed their first fund and SEK 4.45 billion (EUR 447M) will be invested. Christian Doglia, Partner at Infranode, tells Nordic Property News how much they hope to put into social properties.


Mikael Söderlundh.

The Big Players Dominate the Stock Market

Sweden Sweden The real estate companies keep going strong on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, during 2017 they have increased with an average of 9 percent. The big players keep going strong while the smaller companies outside of the main list are struggling this year. Pangea Property Partners’ Head of Research Mikael Söderlundh explains the reason behind the division to Nordic Property News.

Ann-Sofi Danielsson.

"Germany Will Be Our Largest Market"

Sweden Sweden After the MSEK 850 (EUR 86M) divestmet, Bonava has made an impression in Germany. The company’s CFO Ann-Sofi Danielsson tells Nordic Property News about leaving the home country and how the German market will grow for Bonava.

Exilion Makes Major Sale in Keilaniemi

Finland Finland Exilion sells a landmark office property in Keilaniemi to a fund managed by Deutsche Asset Management. The transaction is one of the biggest individual office property deals in Finland in 2017.

The property at at Søndre Ringvej.

Nordea Buys 9,500 sqm in Brøndby

Denmark Denmark The purchase comprises a building with a warehouse and an office at Søndre Ringvej.

Rutger Arnhult.

Klövern New Main Owner in Tobin Properties

Sweden Sweden Klövern will after the directed share issue own around 40 per cent of the number of shares and hold around 42 per cent of the voting rights in the Tobin Properties.


Anders Danielsson.

Anders Danielsson Appointed New CEO of Skanska

Sweden Sweden The Board of Directors has appointed Anders Danielsson new President and CEO of Skanska. He will succeed Johan Karlström who previously announced he will step down. 

The new headquarters.

New Headquarters to Greater Oslo

Norway Norway Anthon B. Nilsen will construct a new headquarters and warehouse for the electronics wholesaler Berggård Amundsen & Co in Berghagan Næringspark.

Tobias Alsborger.

Tobias Alsborger Leaves NREP

Nordic Tobias Alsborger has been with NREP since the early days, and has played an important role in building the Swedish team. He leaves for personal reasons.

Mikael Söderlundh.

Nordic Transactions at Record Levels

Nordic Despite the decrease on the Swedish market, the Nordic region remains at record levels for transaction volume. Pangea Property Partners’ Head of Research Mikael Söderlundh analyzes the market situation.

Strandvägen 1-3

These Are Sweden’s Most Expensive Streets

Sweden Sweden The capital dominates among Sweden’s most expensive streets. “The current price corrections are not noticeable in the same way on these addresses” says Johan Engström, CEO at Fastighetsbyrån.


Speculative Office Development on the Rise in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark A decrease in office availability has spurred a rise in speculative office development in Copenhagen. Ninna Therkelsen and Dragana Marina from CBRE analyze the new trend for Nordic Property News.

Catella Buys for EUR 53M in Aarhus

Denmark Denmark Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH (CRIM), focused exclusively on residential assets, has acquired a project development for the Catella Wohnen Europa investment fund in Aarhus, Denmark.

Petter Stordalen.

Stordalen Sells to Midstar

Nordic Petter Stordalen’s company Strawberry Properties sells five hotel properties to Swedish Midstar. Nordic Choice will continue to be the operator.

Retail Park Sold in Helsinki

Finland Finland The leasable area of the property is approximately 24,000 square meters.

CA Fastigheter Divests in Kalmar

Sweden Sweden CA Fastigheter has, through a subsidiary, divested the Lärlingen 6 property to Kalmar Läns Landsting. The building contains CA Fastigheter’s headquarters that will relocate.


Pecunia Purchases

Norway Norway Pecunia has purchased two properties on Bryn, with the plan to set up two office building with a total area of 15,500 sqm.

NCC to Construct Major Hospital in Oulu

The project includes two new buildings.
Finland Finland NCC has been selected as the construction partner for a hospital project in Oulu, Finland. The project includes two new buildings – a women’s and children’s hospital, and the first phase of a new main hospital.

André Scharf, Managing Director of Danica Ejendomme.

The Future for Danica and ATP’s New JV

Denmark Denmark Danica and ATP unites in a shopping center JV after a major transaction worth EUR 927M. Danica’s MD André Scharf tells Nordic Property News why ATP is a good fit for Danica, the future of the centers in the portfolio and the possibilities for new acquisitions.

The State of Swedish Retail and Shopping Centers

Sweden Sweden In 2016, the sales growth in shopping centers and retail areas was summarized to 4.0 percent. Meanwhile the interest in establishing new retail areas is cooling off, which can be a sign of recession.

Property Innova 1 in Jyväskylä.

Kielo on Their Second Acquisition and Why They Keep a Regional Focus

Finland Finland The Brunswick company Kielo completes their second acquisition on the Finnish market. In association with the purchase in Jyväskylä, Erik Widmark, partner at Brunswick Real Estate, tells Nordic Property News about the Finnish prospective and why Helsinki is not the main focus.