Benny Thögersen, CEO of Catena.

Catena Sells Logistics Land in Nykvarn

Sweden Sweden — Tenant Söderenergi will acquire land from Catena in Nykvarn.
Quadrum in Vilnius.

Schage Eiendom in Historical Office Deal

Norway Norway — Last week, the German real estate manager Deka Immobilien and Schage Eiendom entered into an agreement regarding the largest office transaction in the history of the Baltics.
Copenhagen Towers, Bredden and Dykaren 10.

Top Ten Hotel Transactions in the Nordics

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest deals on the hotel market so far this year.
Ragnar Eggen, Head of Research at Akershus Eiendom.

Trends on the Norwegian Investment Market

Norway Norway — Ragnar Eggen, Head of Research at Akershus Eiendom, on which segments that are the most attractive for investors in Norway and why the vacancy rates are expected to continue to decrease.
The recently divested property in Helsinki and Ilkka Tomperi.

After the Major Divestment in Helsinki – Here Are Varma’s Next Targets

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director and Head of Real Estate at Varma: “This was a suitable moment to sell the core property.”
Ilija Batljan.

SBB Acquires Social Infrastructure Properties in Sweden and Finland

Nordic — Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden continues to grow its portfolio of social infrastructure properties through an acquisition in three different portfolios, where the sellers remain as tenants in the acquired properties. The portfolio contains LSS and group housing for people with special needs, with an average contract length of 16 years.
Fredrik Lidjan, CEO of Magnolia Bostad, and Erik Dansbo, Head of Investment at Slättö.

Magnolia Bostad and Slättö Form JV

Sweden Sweden — Magnolia Bostad and Slättö form JV for developing housing and residential care facilities.
Teemu Suila.

CDO Leaves Kojamo

Finland Finland — Teemu Suila, a member of Kojamo plc’s management team since 2017, leaves Kojamo by mutual agreement.
"We are real estate people who look at real estate and we do business every day, so for us there is no difference at all in what form we do business,” says Ilija Batljan.

SBB's CEO: "A Natural Step for Us"

Sweden Sweden — Ilija Batljan, CEO and founder of SBB, tells Nordic Property News why the company buys 20 percent of the shares in the listed residential company Amasten, the relationship with the CEO Jan-Erik Höjvall and whether similar deals can emerge in the future.
says Janne Eriksson, Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield in Finland.

"The Transaction Volume Is Slightly Behind"

Finland Finland — Janne Eriksson, Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield Finland on the Finnish investment market in 2019, so far.

The Preference Stocks with the Highest Yields

Nordic — Nordic Property News has listed the Nordic real estate companies’ preference shares. Which stock provides the highest yield?
Flemingkatu 34 in Helsinki.

Varma Divests SOK HQ to Pareto Company for EUR 130M

Finland Finland — Varma sells SOK headquarters in Vallila, Helsinki to Fleming Properties for EUR 130M.
Christian Hyldahl.

Former ATP CEO Appointed New Nordic Head at Blackrock

Nordic — Christian Hyldahl, former CEO of ATP, has been appointed new country head for the Nordic region at Blackrock.
The old owners and the new: Petter Stordalen.

Nordic Choice's Acquisition of Kämp Collection Hotels Finalized

Finland Finland — The competition authority has approved Nordic Choice Hotels acquisition of Kämp Collection Hotels. The acquisition of Kämp Collection Hotels, which was previously owned by CapMan Buyout funds and other owners, was finalized on October 9th. The new owner aims at significantly increasing the hotel supply in Helsinki.
Mattias Wilson, CEO of Wilfast.

Why It Is Getting More Difficult to Acquire Logistics

Nordic — Wilfast's CEO Mattias Wilson reveals an upcoming giant deal and tells why they have not acquired as much as they wanted to so far this year.
Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark.

“A Lot of Both Domestic and International Capital Available”

Denmark Denmark — Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark, on the trends on the Danish Investment Market and whether the transaction volume will increase during the last quarter.
Who provides the best yield among the listed Nordic companies?

The Highest Dividend Yields Among the Listed Nordic Companies

Nordic — Nordic Property News has listed the Nordic construction and real estate companies’ dividend yield. Here is the complete list.
Jan-Erik Höjvall and Ilija Batljan.

SBB Becomes Major Owner in Amasten

Sweden Sweden — Ilija Batljan's SBB acquires 20.02 percent of the shares and 20.05 percent of the votes in Amasten. At the same time SBB enters into an agreement with Nordika for the rights to purchase an additional 10 percent in Amasten.

Blackrock and Trevian Redevelop Office Property in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Blackrock and Trevian have started a major redevelopment project of a historical office property in Helsinki CBD. The Erottaja 2 property comprises three buildings that will be redeveloped into modern office and restaurant premises.
Regenero and If signs office lease agreement in Keilaniemi

Regenero and If Signs Office Lease Agreement in Keilaniemi

Finland Finland — Espoo Property developer Regenero and Insurance company If Vahinkovakuutus Oyj have signed a 8,800 sqm long-term office lease agreement in the Keilaniemi district in Espoo.
Thomas Beyerle, Head of Group Research at Catella, on the latest investment trends.

The Lowest Housing Rental Yields in 40 Years: “Rents Will Continue to Rise”

Nordic — Professor Thomas Beyerle, Head of Group Research at Catella, on the yields in the Nordic cities, which Nordic capital that has experienced the strongest percentage rental growth since 2015 and why the European yields will continue to fall.
Peter Wiman, Head of Research at Savills Sweden.

Why the Transaction Market Still Is Hot

Sweden Sweden — The transaction market in Sweden is still booming. Peter Wiman, Head of Research at Savills Sweden: "An increased interest has been noted from foreign investors.”
The Quartetto Harmonia office property.

Evli Acquires Office Property in Espoo

Finland Finland — Telia Pension Foundation sells Quartetto Harmonia office property to Special Investment Fund Evli Rental Yield.

Varma Sells Syke Shopping Centre

Finland Finland — Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company sells the Syke Shopping Centre in Lahti to Osuuskauppa Hämeenmaa cooperative.
Sebastian Schlasberg.

Scius Partners Strenghtens their Team

Sweden Sweden — Scius Partners, who is a partner to international companies such as Blackstone and Angelo Gordon, strenghtens their team by adding Sebastian Schlasberg as Head of Asset Management.