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Collage of Matthias Kettelhoit, Head of Logicenters, and the Køge logistics area (vision).

How the Pandemic Has Boosted the Logistics Segment

Nordic — Matthias Kettelhoit, Head of Logicenters, on the expansion south of Copenhagen, and how the outbreak of Covid-19 has affected the business.
The property value among the Nordic giants.

The Development of the Nordic Property Companies' Property Value – the Last Decade

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the property value in the major real estate companies on the stock exchange in the Nordic region during Q2 2020 – compared to the levels back in 2010.

Aberdeen and Ailon Launches Micro-Living Concept in Helsinki Area

Finland Finland — Aberdeen Standard Investments and Ailon have commissioned Skanska to build its first micro-living project in Finland, Music Tower, located in Helsinki’s Jätkäsaari. Construction work has already commenced and the project will be completed in spring 2022.
Bo de Besche.

Bo de Besche Appointed Head of Uppsala at Vasakronan

Sweden Sweden — Bo de Besche succeeds Jan-Erik Hellman, who recently took up the position as Head of Real Estate Development Stockholm / Uppsala.
Tampere.

Aktia Purchases Office Property in Tampere from Varma

Finland Finland — Mutual pension insurance company Varma has sold an office property in Hervanta, Tampere to special investment fund Aktia Toimitilakiinteistöt.
Benny Thögersen.

Thögersen on Leaving the CEO Position at Catena

Sweden Sweden — Benny Thögersen has informed the Board of Directors of Catena that he has decided to leave the company. To Nordic Property News, he tells about the decision: ”As a CEO, you are stuck to a calendar.”
Bent Oustad, CEO of Norwegian Property.

“We Have Tried to Be Open to the Market”

Norway Norway — Just over six months have passed since the corona outbreak started to make an impact on the investment market across Europe. How has it affected the Nordic giants? Nordic Property News has spoken to some of the companies in the Nordics. Today: Bent Oustad, CEO of the Norwegian listed company, Norwegian Property.
Vision of Tellus Towers.

City of Stockholm to Stop Prestigious Tower Project

Sweden Sweden — The construction of two towers 58 and 78 floors respectively are suggested to be cancelled. “The very tall buildings have negative consequences…”
Catella Wohnen Europa Fund acquires in Helsinki.

Catella Wohnen Europa Fund Passes €1 billion Milestone with Helsinki Residential Acquisition

Finland Finland — Berlin-based Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH (CRIM) and Catella Real Estate AG (CREAG) have acquired a newly completed residential development in Helsinki for the Catella Wohnen Europa (CWE) Fund via their AIFM platform together with Catella Asset Management Oy.
Ilija Batljan, CEO of SBB.

SBB Sets Up New Business Division with Focus on Government Infrastructure

Nordic — SBB sets up a new business division: SBB Government Infrastructure. SBB will acquire properties within government infrastructure with a special focus on ministry and government buildings, prison properties and defence properties.
Niam acquires in Hillerød.

Niam Acquires 70 Residential Units in Hillerød

Denmark Denmark — Niam has entered into a binding agreement for the acquisition of 70 terraced houses in Hillerød Municipality in Greater Copenhagen area of Denmark. The residential units are acquired from Sophienberg Gruppen and Lemvigh-Müller. The sellers will deliver the units turnkey on June 1st, 2022.
Bård Bjølgerud, CEO of Pangea Property Partners.

How the Office Complex in Oslo Got Sold That Fast

Norway Norway — Eiendomsspar and a company established by Vika Project Finance with Canica as the sole investor in the company, have signed a bid acceptance for one of Oslo's most attractive office properties. Bård Bjølgerud, CEO of Pangea Property Partners, takes us through the quick process.
Jani Nieminen, CEO of Kojamo.

”We Have Been Able to Continue All Our Essential Operations”

Finland Finland — Just over six months have passed since the corona outbreak started to make an impact on the investment market across Europe. How has it affected the Nordic giants? Nordic Property News has spoken to some of the companies in the Nordics. Today: Jani Nieminen, CEO of the Finnish listed residential heavyweight, Kojamo.
The Nordic Real Estate Companies’ ICR Levels the last decade.

The Development of the Nordic Real Estate Companies’ ICR Levels – the Last Decade

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents figures on the interest cover ratios for the listed Nordic real estate companies during Q4 2019 – compared to the levels back in 2010.
Patrik Hall.

Heimstaden Bostad Makes Blockbuster Residential Acquisition in Berlin

Nordic — Heimstaden AB’s subsidiary, Heimstaden Bostad, announces that it has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of 130 properties comprising a total of 3,902 residential units, 208 commercial units and 321 parking spaces in Berlin, Germany – a total of 282,000 square meters of lettable area.
Benny Thögersen, CEO of Catena.

Benny Thögersen to Step Down as CEO of Catena

Sweden Sweden — After a number of intensive years at Catena, of which the past three as President and CEO, Benny Thögersen has informed the Board of Directors of Catena that he has decided to leave the company.
Frida Stannow Lind.

Humlegården Recruits COO from Kungsleden

Sweden Sweden — Frida Stannow Lind is stepping down from her role as Head of Business Development at Kungsleden to become Chief Operating Officer at Humlegården.
Michael Bickford (the image is a montage).

This Is Round Hill’s Nordic Focus for the New EUR 200M Fund

Nordic — Round Hill Capital’s Founder and CEO Michael Bickford tells Nordic Property News which Nordic markets that will be the primary focus for the new EUR 200M residential fund and how much capital they are could invest in the Nordic region.
Stockholm skyline and David Renger, RIM.

Future Challenges for Property Owners: "Occupies a Lot of My Thinking"

Nordic — David Renger, CEO of Renger Investment Management, tells Nordic Property News about the partnership with Morgan Stanley and the global attraction for Finland, the future challenges in the office market and which unexpected segments that can be put to the test, going forward.
Sonja Horn, CEO at Entra.

“The Activity Is More or Less Back to Normal”

Norway Norway — Just over six months have passed since the corona outbreak started to make an impact on the investment market across Europe. How has it affected the Nordic giants? Nordic Property News has spoken to some of the companies in the Nordics. Today: Sonja Horn, CEO of the Norwegian listed company, Entra.
Tjuvholmen Allé 1-5.

Eiendomsspar Sells Attractive Office Building in Oslo

Norway Norway — Eiendomsspar and a company established by Vika Project Finance with Canica as the sole investor in the company, have today signed a bid acceptance for one of Oslo's most attractive office properties. Takeover is planned during November 2020.
Skandinavisk Transport Center.

Logicenters Acquires 160,000 sqm in Køge

Denmark Denmark — Logicenters has acquired a 160,000 sqm site at the Danish logistics park, Skandinavisk Transport Center, in Køge to the south of Copenhagen. The land has been sold by Køge municipality and the acquisition has been undertaken as part of the municipality's expansion plans for the existing logistics park. This logistics park is one of Denmark's largest and it will continue to grow as Logicenters establishes itself in the area.
Michael Johansson, CEO of Tre Kronor Property Investment.

Tre Kronor Continues to Acquire in Norway

Norway Norway — Through subsidiaries, Tre Kronor has signed an agreement to acquire a property in Andebu, ten kilometers south of Oslo.
Sharam Rahi, Deputy CEO of Balder and acting CEO of Sato.

Sato Closing in on New CEO: "A Very Interesting Candidate"

Finland Finland — For over a year, Sharam Rahi has been acting CEO of Balder's Finnish subsidiary Sato - but that time may be coming to an end. Balder's Deputy CEO tells Nordic Property News about the process of finding a successor at Sato, his time as CEO and about Sato's work during the pandemic.
Kari Kauniskangas.

“We Are in a Solid Position for Next Year”

Finland Finland — Just over six months have passed since the corona outbreak started to make an impact on the investment market across Europe. How has it affected the Nordic giants? Nordic Property News has spoken to some of the companies in the Nordics. Today: Kari Kauniskangas, CEO of the Finnish construction heavyweight, YIT.