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Blackstone launched Mileway last year.

Blackstone's Logistics Company Appoints Nordic Head

Nordic — Mileway strengthens its team in the Nordics by hiring Regional Manager.

Exclusive: One of the Largest Urban Development Projects in Norway

Norway Norway — Nordic Property News presents the future urban area near Oslo Airport. Read more about the number of residential units and the time schedule.
The purchased assets highlighted.

Trevian Fund Acquires Properties in Vaasa

Finland Finland — Special investment fund Trevian Finland Properties I has on 14 February 2020 bought from Harry Schauman Foundation a landmark entity by the Vaasa market square, at Hovioikeudenpuistikko 16, Alatori 1 and Alatori 3. The properties are in good condition with stylish execution, located between two busy shopping streets just 200 metres from the railway station.
Harri Retkin, CIO of Avara, and Mika Savolainen, CEO.

Avara Purchases Property Management Company

Finland Finland — Residential investor Avara has acquired housing management company Aari Isännöinti from Avain Yhtiöt Oy.
Annika Edström.

Cushman & Wakefield: "Persistent Strong Investor Demand Throughout the Nordics"

Nordic — Investors expecting positive value development throughout the region when the bi-annual Cushman & Wakefield “Property Investor Confidence Index” has been summarized for the Nordics.
Henrik Taubøll tells about his year at Wework.

He Leaves Wework After 13 Months: ”It Has Been a Crazy Year”

Norway Norway — Henrik Taubøll leaves the position as Director of Real Estate Nordics at Wework after just one year – to return to the legal business. To Nordic Property News’ readers he tells why he leaves the coworking heavyweight now, what he has achieved and learnings from the year at the company.
Mika Matikainen and Joakim Frimodig.

“We Have Made Progress in All Aspects of our Strategy”

Nordic — Mika Matikainen, Managing Partner of Capman Real Estate, and Joakim Frimodig, CEO, on the active year of 2019, the investment criterias in 2020 and which Nordic market that is the most attractive to invest in.
The largest Nordic real estate companies on the stock exchange.

The Largest Listed Companies in the Nordics

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents an updated list of the market capitalization among the Nordic construction and real estate companies on the stock exchange.
Rutger Arnhult, CEO of Klövern.

Klövern Acquires a Property in New York

Sweden Sweden — Klövern has acquired all the units of a co-op owning a 14-story residential building in Manhattan. The building, encompassing approximately 8,300 sq.m, has the address 417 Park Avenue and is located at the corner of Park Avenue and East 55th Street.
Tellus Tower.

SSM to Sell Tellus Tower to a Related Party

Sweden Sweden — SSM signs letter of intent regarding the sale of Tellus Towers JV-project to a related party.
Colin Waddell will aim his focus towards Oslo.

Waddell’s Finnish and Norwegian Challenges

Nordic — CBRE Finland’s MD Colin Waddell becomes new Head of Norway. He tells Nordic Property News about his most important tasks, going forward, and the main differences between the Nordic real estate markets.
Axel Wünnenberg.

The Nordic Targets of the German Investor

Nordic — Axel Wünnenberg, Managing Director at Quadoro, tells Nordic Property News about the latest Danish acquisition, why Denmark is attractive as an investment market and in which segments they are looking for assets in the Nordics.
Anders Danielsson, CEO of Skanska.

Skanska Signs Additional Contract for Manufacturing Facility in Western USA

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has signed an additional contract with an existing client to provide new construction work and project management services at a manufacturing facility in Western USA.

Catena Makes Additional Acquisition in Järna

Sweden Sweden — Catena has signed an agreement with Folkpolarna to acquire a property in Järna, in the municipality of Södertälje. The property is directly adjacent to land that Catena intends to develop for logistics purposes.

Gefion Group Sells Student Housing Project

Denmark Denmark — Due to the large shortage of student housing in Copenhagen, Gefion Group has built a number of colleges in the Copenhagen area. Most recently, Gefion Group has developed, built and rented a college close to Fuglebakken Station. The college has 143 bright and modern studio homes and has been sold to a group of investors.
Jens Engwall, CEO of Nyfosa.

Nyfosa Completes a Directed Issue of 6.46 Million Shares

Sweden Sweden — The board of directors of Nyfosa AB has, based on the authorization granted by the annual general meeting on May 9, 2019, resolved on a directed issue of 6,462,824 shares at a price of SEK 93 per share. The price has been determined through an accelerated book building procedure.
Rolf Thorsen, CEO of Selvaag Bolig.

Selvaag Bolig’s CEO: This Will Lead to Great Price Growth in Oslo

Norway Norway — Rolf Thorsen, CEO of Selvaag Bolig, tells Nordic Property News about their edge in Sweden and which challenges he sees, going forward, on the Oslo residential market.
Biljana Pehrsson.

“Our Core Markets Remain Very Strong”

Sweden Sweden — Kungsleden’s CEO Biljana Pehrsson on the Q4 results, the company’s investment pace and why the Swedish market is viewed as a ”safe haven” to invest in.
BRF Solkatten in Lund.

CBRE GI and Estea Forms JV and Acquires from Bonava

Sweden Sweden — Bonava is selling 381 rental apartments in two projects to Mästerbo Fastighets AB, a company jointly owned by Estea and CBRE Global Investors. The sale is being conducted at an underlying property value of SEK 804 million, excluding deductions for deferred taxes.
Decathlon opens flagship store in Westfield Mall of Scandinavia.

Decathlon Opens Flagship Store in Westfield Mall of Scandinavia

Sweden Sweden — The world's leading sporting retail chain, Decathlon, opens a new flagship store in Westfield Mall of Scandinavia.
Oxel.

Kungsleden Signs New Leases in Norrköping

Sweden Sweden — Kungsleden signs new leases for the Oxel property in Norrköping. Norrköping Municipality, FläktGroup and the newest tenant, Lundgrens el, will occupy floor space totalling approximately 1,100 sqm.
Thomas Færch, CEO at Gefion Group.

The Benefits for Foreign Investors in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — Thomas Færch, CEO of Gefion Group, tells Nordic Property News about the mixed-use property deal with the German investor and why Copenhagen still is an attractive investment market.
Olav Thon, CEO of Olav Thon Eiendomsselskap, and Arne B. Sperre, CFO

Why 2020 Will Be a Moderate Year for Olav Thon

Norway Norway — The CFO of Olav Thon Eiendomsselskap, Arne B. Sperre, tells Nordic Property News on the reasons behind the company’s increased dividend per share, the lack of investments going forward and how they manage to increase the visitor rates of their shopping centers.
Jani Nieminen, CEO of Kojamo.

Kojamo’s CEO: ”It Has Been a Lot of Interest in the Market”

Finland Finland — Jani Nieminen, CEO of the Finnish residential giant Kojamo, on the successful 2019, the new strategy and whether they were interested in the recent divested Ilmarinen portfolio.
Quadoro makes another Danish transaction.

Quadoro Acquires its Third Property in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Quadoro Investment GmbH has acquired the mixed-use property “Amager Strandvej“ in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the open-ended special AIF Quadoro Sustainable Real Estate Europe. The seller is the Danish construction project developer Gefion Group.