Genmab's new HQ, to be built by NCC.

NCC to Develop New HQ for Genmab at Kontorværket in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — The Kontorværket commercial area project developed by NCC occupies a central location in Valby, a district in central Copenhagen. Here, NCC will build Genmab’s new headquarters, which will meet high environmental standards for both the building and the area.
Biljana Pehrsson, CEO of Kungsleden.

Kungsleden Issues New Green Bond

Sweden Sweden — During its MTN program, Kungsleden has issued a new green bond by SEK 300 million. The loan has a maturity of 6 years and was issued at the spread 1.5 percent over Stibor. At the same time, Kungsleden has repurchased short-term bonds with maturity as of September and October of the current year and bonds with maturity as of March 2022 for a total notional amount of SEK 187 million.

Veritas Acquires Shopping Centre

Finland Finland — Veritas has acquired the shopping centre Lauttis from Aberdeen Standard Investments in Lauttasaari, Helsinki.
Sami Kiehelä.

The Future of the Nordic Office and Residential Sectors

Nordic — In 2020 residential became the largest property sector in the Nordics for the first time – this at a time when the office investment activity weakened. Sami Kiehelä, Head of Capital Markets Nordics at CBRE, tells Nordic Property News about the future of residential and offices in the Nordics.
Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners.

These Were the Transaction Trends During 2020

Nordic — Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners: “We have seen a large upswing for residentials across the Nordics.”
Montage of Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director and Head of Real Estate at Varma, and Helsinki skyline.

The Insurance Company’s Performance During the Pandemic: “We Weathered the Storm”

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director and Head of Real Estate at Varma, on the major divestment to Morgan Stanley, a summary of Varma's 2020, and investment targets for 2021.
Truls Nergaard, Head of Nordic Real Estate, and Jan Erik Saugestand, CEO of Storebrand Asset Management.

Storebrand Launches New Nordic Real Estate Fund

Nordic — Storebrand Asset Management's new real estate fund focuses on robust cash flows and sustainable assets.

Kungsleden Signs Lease Contract in Malmö Project

Sweden Sweden — Kungsleden has signed another lease contract for the office project Eden in Hyllie outside Malmö comprising a seven-year lease with Diaverum, provider of renal care services, for 2,185 sq.m. As a result, Eden is now 85 per cent leased.
Magnus Nordholm.

Heimstaden Bostad to Raise SEK 4 Billion in Equity

Sweden Sweden — Heimstaden Bostad AB announces that authority has been granted by the shareholders, at an extraordinary general meeting held on 8 January, to raise an additional SEK 4 billion in equity through a directed new share issue towards existing shareholders, Heimstaden, Alecta, Ericsson and Folksam Group. The issue will be completed on 12 January.
Jørgen Arnesen.

CBRE's Goals for their New Nordic Real Estate Investment Banking

Nordic — CBRE strengthens its position in the Nordic region and establishes a new department for Real Estate Investment Banking - an initiative that will be led by Jørgen Arnesen. He tells Nordic Property News about the structure and the benefits of the new Nordic department, how to shape the new team and what type of business he thinks we will see more of in the Nordics in the future.
Peder Chr. Løvenskiold, CEO Anthon B Nilsen.

The Attraction of the Booming Oslo Area

Norway Norway — Peder Chr. Løvenskiold, CEO of Anthon B Nilsen, on the major investment in the Fornebu area, future development, and the impact of Balder’s entrance in 2020.

These Are the Nordic Top Transactions in December

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest transactions in the Nordics during December.
Stefaan Gielens, CEO of Aedifica.

"We Are Following the Other Nordic Countries with High Interest"

Nordic — After the portfolio acquisitions in Finland Aedifica’s CEO Stefaan Gielens tells Nordic Property News about the future need for healthcare real estate in Finland and what their Nordic future look like.
A property fund advised by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI) has made a new acquisition in Haukilahti, Espoo.

Morgan Stanley Makes Residential Acquisition from Varma

Finland Finland — A property fund advised by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI) has made a new acquisition in Finland. The fund has acquired 151 rental residential units and building rights for approx. 130 new residential units within Haukilahti (Espoo) in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area from Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (Varma). Varma owns over 4,000 residential units in Finland and has well over 1,000 new units under development over the coming years. MSREI, through the funds that it manages, has previously acquired 1,900 residential units in Finland through multiple acquisitions. Premico will manage the new acquisition.
Niam sells to MM Properties.

Niam Divests Mix-used Property in Roskilde

Denmark Denmark — Niam has divested an office and retail property in Algade, central Roskilde, in the greater Copenhagen area. The approximately 10,000 sqm property was previously headquarters to former Roskilde Bank and is a prestigious mixed-use landmark property located on the best high-street location in Roskilde.

Skanska Invests in Rental Apartments in Barkarbystaden

Sweden Sweden — Skanska is investing about SEK 580 million in the multifamily project Parkkvarteret with 220 rental apartments in Barkarbystaden, Järfälla, Sweden. The project is developed by Skanska Rental Housing and the construction contract is worth approximately SEK 370 million, which is included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the fourth quarter 2020.
Fredrik Dackheden.

These Are the Hottest Locations and Segments in Southern Sweden

Sweden Sweden — The Öresund region continues to grow strongly and attract the attention of both domestic and foreign investors. Fredrik Dackheden, Director at Catella, tells Nordic Property News about the interest in the Öresund market, which segments and regions are the hottest and what the foreign interest looks like.

Here Are the Nordic Top Recruitments of 2020

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the people who was recruited to the most attractive jobs in the Nordic real estate market – during the full year of 2020.
Jacob Smergel-Krog, CEO of Rubik Properties.

After Goldman Sachs’ Danish Investment: Increased Global Interest in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Rubik Properties' CEO Jacob Smergel-Krog: “Denmark has proven and documented its position as a safe haven.”
Erik Selin, CEO of Balder.

New Stockholm Acquisitions for Balder Companies

Sweden Sweden — Balder companies keeps investing in Stockholm.
Fornebuveien 42-48.

Anthon B Nilsen Acquires Former SAS HQ

Norway Norway — The property developer Anthon B Nilsen Eiendom AS, with Swedish Balder as a 50 percent owner, has entered into an agreement with Daimyo Eiendom AS and Hamang AS for the purchase of a property in Fornebuveien 42-48, built with four connected office buildings of a total of 6,000 sqm plus basement areas. The buildings have previously been the Norwegian headquarters for SAS.
Jørgen Arnesen.

CBRE Appoints Real Estate Investment Banking Lead

Nordic — Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has announced the appointment of Jørgen Arnesen as a Senior Director to lead Real Estate Investment Banking in the Nordics Capital Markets team.
Bård Bjølgerud together with Viktor Myhre and Arnstein Rød.

Pangea Launches Project Finance Company – Recruits DNB Markets Team

Norway Norway — Pangea Property Partners is expanding its business and establishes Pangea Project Finance AS from 1 January 2021. A team from DNB Markets has been recruited and the syndication profile Arnstein Rød will lead the company.
Copenhagen skyline.

Exclusive: Attractive Properties Acquired in Central Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — Former Aberdeen Standard Investments profile behind the acquisition of three value-add properties in central Copenhagen.
Which companies are the winners and which are the losers on the stock market in the year of 2020?

These Are the Winners and Losers on the Stock Market in 2020

Nordic — Nordic Property News has the complete list of how the Nordic real estate and construction companies performed on the stock exchange in 2020.