Tom Wadegård.

Leaves Wework for CBRE: "A Challenging Role"

Nordic — CBRE continues to strengthen their Nordic team as Tom Wadegård is brought in from Wework. The latest CBRE appointment tells Nordic Property News his thoughts on the development of office solutions and what he will bring with him from Wework.
Tapani Piri.

The New Element for Aktiivitilat – to Grow in Finland

Finland Finland — Tapani Piri, Partner Property investments at Aktiivitilat, on the attraction to the Vantaa area, possible impact on the business in Finland, due to the pandemic, and the investment targets for 2021.
Sigurd Stray, Deputy CEO of Eiendomsspar.

Eiendomsspar: These Are Our Struggling Segments

Norway Norway — Sigurd Stray, Deputy CEO of Eiendomsspar, tells Nordic Property News about the hotel development in Northern Norway, and how Covid-19 has affected the property investor.
The Nordic Real Estate Companies’ market cap.

The Largest Property Companies on the Nordic Stock Markets

Nordic — Fresh 2021 figures: Nordic Property News presents the current market capitalization among the Nordic real estate companies on the stock exchange.

Mitsubishi Estate and Europa Capital Acquire in Stockholm CBD

Sweden Sweden — Mitsubishi Estate London, advised by Europa Capital, the pan-European real estate investment manager, has acquired a circa 7,000 sqm office building in Stockholm’s central business district from AFA Insurance.
The property was originally constructed between 1941 - 1943 to provide rehabilitation for Winter War veterans.

EQ Care Acquires Hospital and Care Property

Finland Finland — Special Investment Fund eQ Care has acquired a large hospital and care property from Invalidisäätiö. The property is located at Tenholantie 10 in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki and was originally constructed between 1941 and 1943 to provide rehabilitation for Winter War veterans.

Wihlborgs Builds New Facility for Beckhoff Sweden in Malmö

Sweden Sweden — Wihlborgs has signed an agreement with Beckhoff Automation AB for a new 1,800 sqm office building for Beckhoff’s Swedish headquarters in Fosie, Malmö.
Sanna Puhakainen, Head of Direct Real Estate, Finland, at Aberdeen Standard Investments, and the acquired property.

Why Kuopio Attracts Aberdeen Standard Investments

Finland Finland — Sanna Puhakainen, Head of Direct Real Estate, Finland, at Aberdeen Standard Investments, tells Nordic Property News about the acquisition of the mixed-use property in Kuopio, the Finnish pandemic effects for the investor, and this year’s main targets on the investment market.
Kristina Pettersson Post.

The State of Retail

Sweden Sweden — Uniqlo opens its fourth store in Scandinavia with an establishment in Gothenburg. Kristina Pettersson Post, Regional Manager Gothenburg at Vasakronan, tells Nordic Property News about the situation for city shopping, about the work with conversions and about the importance of getting a new global player to Gothenburg.
Axel Wroll-Evensen, and the divested property.

“Our Funds Are Targeting Investments Across the Nordics”

Nordic — Axel Wroll-Evensen, Partner and Head of Business Development at NRP, and Knut Ekjord, Partner and Head of Real Estate Direct Investments, on the latest major deal south of Sweden’s number two, and their opportunistic approach.
Timo Loman, Isabella Andersson, and Tom Wadegård.

CBRE Appoints Real Estate Profiles to Swedish Team

Sweden Sweden — CBRE makes several top recruitments – one of them from Wework.

The Swedish Competition Authority Approves Blackstone’s Acquisition from Castellum

Sweden Sweden — Castellum notes that the Swedish Competition Authority has granted regulatory competition approval for Blackstone’s acquisition of a portfolio of 214 income-producing warehouse and logistics assets from Castellum for SEK 18.1 billion.
Laura Jauhiainen.

Citycon Recruits President, Strategy and Investor Relations

Finland Finland — Laura Jauhiainen, CFA, has been appointed as Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations at Citycon as of 1 January 2021. In this role, she will lead Citycon’s new strategy function and support Citycon’s strategic transformation further towards a mixed-use real estate portfolio combining modern retail with residential, office and municipal service space.
Sami Kiehelä, Head of Capital Markets Nordics at CBRE.

Why Finland and Denmark Are the Most International Markets in the Nordics

Nordic — Finland and Denmark have been at the top of the Nordic countries in terms of international and cross-border investments. Sami Kiehelä, Head of Capital Markets Nordics at CBRE, tells Nordic Property News about the reasons for this and what other Nordic country might see a larger number of international investments in 2021.
Eivind Hjulstad, CEO of Citybox, tells Nordic Property News about the challenges in the Norwegian hotel market.

The Hotel CEO: This Is When We Expect the World to Be Back to Normal

Norway Norway — Eivind Hjulstad, CEO of the hotel chain Citybox, on the development in Northern Norway, how the pandemic has affected the business, and the future for the industry.
Mattias Wilson, CEO of Wilfast.

How Wilfast Will Continue to Grow – in a More Competitive Sector

Sweden Sweden — Wilfast’s CEO Mattias Wilson: “A great interest in the logistics market – much more competition.”
Kvartetten, Hyllie.

Wihlborgs to Begin Construction of Kvartetten in Hyllie

Sweden Sweden — Wihlborgs is set to start construction on the next office project in Hyllie – Kvartetten (Pulpeten 5). 16,000 sqm of modern office premises with a focus on people and the environment will be created a stone’s throw away from Hyllie station.

Regenero Acquires Office Building in Espoo

Finland Finland — Regenero Oy, a joint venture of YIT and property development company HGR Property Partners, has acquired the Niittyportti 4 office property in Espoo.

Convendum Signs Agreement with Fabege at Stureplan

Sweden Sweden — One of Stockholm’s absolutely most prominent streets in combination with a building which has a 100-year history and qualities, made Convendum choose the location for the company’s next grandiose co-working space. Kungsgatan 9 with its almost 7,600 sqm will host everything from an open café in a street environment, to lounges, conference rooms, business service centres and separate areas for smaller companies.
Peter Broström, Head of Nordics at Savills IM. Savills IM started their new European Food Retail Fund by acquiring 38 properties from Rema 1000 in Denmark.

Savills IM's Nordic Goals for the Hot Segment

Nordic — Savills IM launches a new supermarket property fund – and makes its first acquisition with a major purchase in Denmark. Peter Broström, Head of Nordics at Savills IM, tells Nordic Proeprty News about the large investment, why people believe in supermarket properties and where in the Nordic region they look at investments.
Which transactions were the biggest in Sweden in 2020?

The Largest Swedish Transactions in 2020

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News lists the largest transactions in Sweden during last year.
Amanda Welander, Head of Research Sweden/Nordics at CBRE.

A Rotation Among the Hottest Swedish Segments

Sweden Sweden — Amanda Welander, Head of Research Sweden & Nordics at CBRE, on the Swedish transaction market in 2020: “The recovery in Sweden has been strong.”
Knut Berget, Akershus Eiendom.

“The Office Sector Remains Attractive Among Many Investors”

Norway Norway — Knut Berget, Partner Transactions at Akershus Eiendom, on the Norwegian transaction year of 2020.
A Citybox to be established in Tromsø.

Eiendomsspar Develops New Hotel in Tromsø

Norway Norway — Citybox and Eiendomsspar have signed an agreement for a new hotel with 346 rooms in Tromsø.
Catena makes additional acquisition in Morgongåva – invests SEK 300 million in new construction for Babyland.

Catena Makes Additional Acquisition in Morgongåva

Sweden Sweden — Catena is investing a further SEK 300 million in the Morgongåva business park after today signing an agreement with Morgongåva Företagspark regarding a new project to construct another e-commerce facility in the area.