Peter Ullmark and Per Ekelund, CEO of Victoria Park and Hembla.

Akelius' Head of Scandinavia Leaves for COO Position at Victoria Park and Hembla

Sweden Sweden — Peter Ullmark has, after nine years at Akelius, decided to leave the company to become COO of Hembla and Victoria Park. The new Head of Scandinavia at Akelius will be Sofia Aasvold.
Michael Johansson, CEO of Tre Kronor Property Investment.

Tre Kronor Makes Another Norwegian Investment

Norway Norway — Tre Kronor Property Investment has signed an agreement on the acquisition of six properties in Norway at an underlying property value of approximately NOK 190 million.
Markus Laine, Head of Finland at Areim, and Helsinki skyline.

Areim’s Finnish Residential Targets: ”A Great Platform”

Finland Finland — Areim’s Head of Finland, Markus Laine, on the financial benefits in the country and why investments in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area are getting more attractive.
Signe Dybdal Knudsen (Jeudan), Katri Harra-Salonen (Kojamo) and Carola Lavén (Castellum).

They Have the Most Equal Management Groups

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the gender distribution in the management of the major listed real estate companies in the Nordics.
Illustration of the new headquarters of Turku Energia as seen from the direction of the Helsinki motorway. The plot also has a reservation for another similar property.

Turku Technology Properties Develops New HQ in Turku

Finland Finland — Turku Technology Properties develops new head office property for Turku Energia in the Itäharju district, next to the Turku-Helsinki motorway.
Anders Danielsson, CEO of Skanska.

Skanska Builds New Commercial Office Building in London for SEK 3 Billion

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has signed a contract with Great Elm Assets Limited, in association with Old Park Lane Management Limited and their Development Partner CO—RE, to construct the commercial office building 20 Ropemaker Street in Central London, UK. The contract is worth GBP 240 M, about SEK 3.0 billion.
Jacob Karlsson, CEO of K-Fastigheter.

K-Fastigheter Acquires Land in Central Hässleholm

Sweden Sweden — K-Fastigheter has signed an agreement on the acquisition of land on which to construct its Apartment Block concept building, providing up to 18 rental apartments in the popular T4 area of Hässleholm.
Image of the Ruoholahti area and Antilooppi's CIO Antti Savilampi.

After the Major Acquisition: These Are Antilooppi’s Future Focus Areas

Finland Finland — CIO Antti Savilampi: “A great opportunity to acquire properties which suits our strategy.”
Ulrika Hallengren, CEO of Wihlborgs.

Wihlborgs’ Keys for Success in a 'Flat' Rental Market

Denmark Denmark — The Danish rental market level is described as flat. How will Wihlborgs manage to increase the rental income in Denmark? Ulrika Hallengren, CEO: “We cannot expect higher rents by doing nothing.”
Ulrika Werdelin (Board Member of Sagax), Camilla AC Tepfers (Entra) and Cecilia Vestin (Fastpartner).

They Have the Most Equal Boards Among the Nordic Giants

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the gender distribution in the boards of the major listed real estate companies in the Nordics.
Areim strenghtens its position in HMA.

Areim Acquires Residential Portfolio from Ilmarinen

Finland Finland — Areim has acquired a residential portfolio in the Helsinki Metropolitan area, from the Finnish Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. The portfolio consists of 17 assets and some 54,000 sqm of lettable area.
View over the area.

Start of Zoning Plan Work for a New Marine District in Huddinge

Sweden Sweden — Magnolia Bostad plans to develop about 2,000 residential units, including a nursery school, residential care units, shops, a restaurant and hotel at Vårby Udde, Huddinge's new marine district.

Peab Builds Middle School in Västerås

Sweden Sweden — Peab has been commissioned to build a middle school for grades 7-9 in Irsta, Västerås. The customer is Västerås City and the contract is worth SEK 196 million.

The Coastal Development Project in Denmark's Number Two

Denmark Denmark — Department Manager of C.F. Møller Architects in Aalborg, Søren Tortzen, tells more about the groundbreaking project: "One of the largest and most important city development projects in Aalborg."
Kari Kauniskangas.

YIT’s CEO: “Our Position Is Stronger than I Expected”

Finland Finland — The listed construction company YIT’s President and CEO Kari Kauniskangas on last year's results and which giant project that provide the positive figures.
The lettable area of the target portfolio is approximately 100,000 square meters and it also includes more than 1,650 parking places.

Antilooppi Acquires Property Portfolio from Sponda

Finland Finland — Antilooppi has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of nine properties in Ruoholahti from Sponda Oyj and its subsidiaries. The lettable area of the target portfolio is approximately 100,000 square meters and it also includes more than 1,650 parking places.
Ilija Batljan.

SBB in First Acquisition with a Danish Municipality

Denmark Denmark — Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden acquires a school property just outside central Copenhagen from Høje-Taastrup municipality, containing approx. 10,000 sqm lettable area fully let to the municipality and private public funded education providers.
Castellum byggnation Kopparlunden 4-5 Västerås 2.

Castellum Constructing New Office Building in Västerås

Sweden Sweden — Castellum is planning to erect an office building comprising 5,800 sq. m. and 5 storeys in the attractive Kopparlunden area, with direct connection to the central districts of Västerås. According to calculations, the total investment will amount to approx. MSEK 195, and construction will begin during Q1 of 2020.
Antti Louko on the high vacancy rates in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area.

Why the Office Vacancy Rates Are on High Levels in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Antti Louko, Managing Director at Catella Finland: ”It is unlikely that the situation will improve significantly in the short run.”
Bent Oustad, CEO at Norwegian Property, and Aker Brygge in Oslo.

The Evolution of Aker Brygge: ”Many New Concepts”

Norway Norway — Norwegian Property’s CEO Bent Oustad on how they tackle the e-commerce threat, the Oslo focus areas and why the company is about to leave Stavanger.
Capman Nordic Real Estate II signs agreement with the Swedish Police to lease in excess of 30,000 sqm of space in Eskilstuna.

Capman Signs Major Lease with the Swedish Police

Sweden Sweden — Capman Nordic Real Estate II signs agreement with the Swedish Police to lease in excess of 30,000 sqm of space in Eskilstuna.
Slussen Hamnmästaren.

Nobel Centre to Be Built at Slussen

Sweden Sweden — It has been announced that Atrium Ljungberg has agreed with the City of Stockholm to return the Hamnmästaren land allocation at Slussen. This will allow the new Nobel Centre to be established on the site.
Cathrine Klouman, Kristiina Kukkohovi and Christian V. Dreyer.

Heimstaden Strengthens the Management

Nordic — Heimstaden has the last year expanded to the Netherlands and the Czech Republic, in addition to increasing its portfolio in the Scandinavian countries and Germany. The company has strengthened the management with new key personnel with international overall responsibility.
The Hillerød project and Oliver Peters.

Last Year’s Largest Investor: ”Plenty of Opportunities for the Future”

Denmark Denmark — In Cushman & Wakefield's annual RED report, the Aarhus residential company Koncenton is concluded as Denmark's largest real estate investor in 2019. Oliver Peters, Head of Investment at Koncenton, tells Nordic Property News about future investment targets and why they succeed finding attractive investments on the market.
Sonja Horn, CEO of Entra.

How Entra Increased the Rental Income – Without Acquiring

Norway Norway — Sonja Horn, CEO of Entra: “We have signed contracts on the highest level ever.”