Doxa's CEO Victor Persson explains how they will increase the value of Serneke.

This is how Doxa will increase the value of Serneke

Sweden Sweden — CEO Victor Persson talks about why the valuation of Serneke went up over 200 million after the acquisition, the strengths of Karlatornet and how Doxa will realize maximum value in the previously listed company.
John Sjölund, CFO Alm Equity.

"I am almost surprised by the negative view of the housing market"

Sweden Sweden — John Sjölund, CFO at ALM Equity participated in Stockholm Corporate Finance's capital market days with a focus on the real estate market. He said, among other things, that there were several interested parties at Klövern, but also what made the decision in Nrep's favor in that deal. At the same time, he sees bright prospects for newly produced rental housing going forward.
Nrep acquires residential in Bålsta.

Nrep makes residential acquisition from SPG

Sweden Sweden — Nrep strengthens its presence in Bålsta, Håbo municipality, by acquiring 283 newly produced apartments with a high sustainability profile from Scandinavian Property Group (SPG). The acquisition is seen by Nrep as a good opportunity to increase its presence in the segment which, despite prevailing challenges, has strong demand driven by a long-term housing deficit.

Tennispalatsi in Helsinki to get new ownership

Finland Finland — The City of Helsinki is planning to sell Tennispalatsi located in Helsinki city centre to Niam. Catella acted as financial advisor to the City of Helsinki in the sales process.
Oas in Malmö.

Skanska signs new lease in Malmö

Sweden Sweden — Skanska signs new lease for the office building Oas in Malmö.
Gothenburg skyline.

Prime office rent expectancy for Sweden’s major citites

Sweden Sweden — The prognosis for prime office rents raised in Gothenburg and Malmö, according to SEPREF’s consensus report.
Serneke's plans in the Swedish city of Lund contains a high rise building that is 141 meters tall.

After Karlatornet – here is Serneke's next skyskraper project

Sweden Sweden — The 141 meter high building will be Lund's tallest building when the project for Torgkvarteren in Brunnshög is completed. Now the building plan, which contains approximately 55,000 square meters of buildings in two blocks, is close to getting the green light.
Beckmann Tower & Wilhelm House.

German Quantum acquires first property in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — Quantum sets a strategic signal and expands successfully to the Danish residential market. The subject of the first transaction is a state of the art building in Copenhagen. In this line, a new office with local expertise is opening.

Rosel Ragnarsson retires – Helena Lindahl takes over as Treasury Director of SBB

Sweden Sweden — Rosel Ragnarsson retires and Helena Lindahl who is today part of the management team has successively taken over areas of responsibility within financing and investor relations.
New tenants sign leases in the property Rubinen 1 in Helsingborg.

Wihlborgs signs new leases in Helsingborg

Sweden Sweden — On 1 November, the growing Helsingborg company Svensk Foodservice is moving to Rubinen 1 in Väla södra in Helsingborg. At the same time, the produce company GGB Fruit is moving to the same property, which means that total lettings at the property amount to approximately 2,400 square metres.
Antti Louko.

After the weak start to 2023: Here are Catella’s transaction volume predictions

Finland Finland — Catella’s Managing Director Antti Louko on the continued strong global interest in Finnish properties, and the challenges on the market. “I would assume also rest of the year will be weak in terms of transaction volume.”
Mikael Laag, lawyer at Real Advokatbyrå.

New Swedish investment law heavily criticized

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish parliament has passed a new law on foreign direct investments. In certain transactions, the law may mean that conditions, such as access conditions, need to be included in the transfer agreements. According to Mikael Laag, partner at the law firm Real Advokatbyrå and specialist in real estate law, this will likely have an impact on all transactions in the real estate industry. “It was quick and it was wrong when this law was introduced,” he says to Nordic Property News.
Skanska sells in Budapest.

Skanska divests first phase of Budapest office building for EUR 100 million

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has divested the first phase of its office complex H2Offices in Budapest, Hungary, to ERSTE Open-Ended Real Estate Investment Fund, represented by ERSTE Alapkezelő Zrt., for approximately EUR 100M.
Svenska Handelsfastigheter acquires in Hudviksvall.

Svenska Handelsfastigheter acquires property in Hudiksvall

Sweden Sweden — Svenska Handelsfastigheter acquires a property for food trade in Hudiksvall from Västra Hamnen Utveckling. The property of just under 2,800 square meters is located in eastern Hudiksvall and has Ica as the main tenant.
Transval builds in Järvenpää.

Transval develops in Järvenpää

Finland Finland — Construction work on the 18-hectare plot in Järvenpää will start in September 2023 with the groundworks for the first part of the warehouse. The first part will be around 35 000 square meters in size and is expected to be ready for use in spring 2025.
Johan Bråkenhielm in front of the office buildings Voimatalo and Sampotalo that Schroders recently divested. The image is a montage.

Schroders' plans for the Finnish market

Finland Finland — Schroders makes changes to its Finnish portfolio through divestments of two large office buildings. Johan Bråkenhielm, Head of Nordics Real Estate, Schroders. tells Nordic Property News about the divestments, the possibility of more transactions, Schroders plans for the Finnish market and shares his view of the current market situation in Finland.
Annika Winsth, chief economist at Nordea.

Top economist: "The interest rate will not be lowered until September 2024"

Sweden Sweden — Nordea's Chief Economist Annika Winsth participated in JLL's latest Nordic Outlook held last week. She was clear that she does not want to see any more interest rate increases from the Swedish Riksbank, but that she sees an obvious risk that there will be an increase not only in September but also in November. She also comments on the problems in the Swedish real estate market, where she seeks nuance and an understanding of why the market has such a bad reputation internationally.
Christian Fladeland, named Deputy CEO of Heimstaden.

Christian Fladeland appointed Deputy CEO of Heimstaden

Nordic — Heimstaden’s Chief Investment Officer, Christian Fladeland, will also serve as Deputy CEO, effective immediately.
Niclas Bergman, CEO of Nivika.

Nivika sells in Gislaved

Sweden Sweden — The property is located on the Henja Industrial Area and has a total lettable area of 3,000 sqm. The property is sold to Bygga GWG AB, which previously owns the neighboring property.

Kesko and SSA builds in Vantaa

Finland Finland — Kesko and the building company SSA Rakennus Oy are set to build a new K-Citymarket hypermarket store in Kivistö, Vantaa. This will be Kesko’s fifth hypermarket in Vantaa, which is the fourth biggest city in Finland and part of the Helsinki metropolitan area. The premises will host the K-Citymarket and some 20 other commercial facilities, as well as integrated housing built by SSA Rakennus.
Christina Kämpe, Colliers.

"Almost no new areas in the pipeline"

Sweden Sweden — There is a shortage of warehouse and logistics building land in Gothenburg and the detailed plans are lagging behind. The solution may be to demolish older buildings of the same type with already existing detailed plans. Christina Kämpe, Regional Manager at Colliers in Gothenburg, predicts a golden future for the Brownfield conversion.
Niclas Höglund, head of research at JLL.

Real estate stocks almost halved in value since the peak

Nordic — The listed real estate companies have lost 49 percent of their value from the peak in November 2021, but at the same time have risen 20 percent since October last year. JLL's head of analysis Niclas Höglund gives his view of the real estate market and why he had hoped for slightly better performance as an indicator of the direction of the direct market going forward.
Sveavägen 32–36.

Europa rents entire building to Ioffice

Sweden Sweden — Europa has agreed a new 10-year lease with serviced office provider, Ioffice, for the entirety of the 5,720 sq m of newly refurbished office space at 32-36 Sveavägen in Stockholm.
Patrik Emanuelsson.

Heba adapts the financial goals

Sweden Sweden — Heba Fastighets AB has reviewed the company's long-term financial goals and adapted them to the near term, in the years 2023-2025. This is to be clear to the market in times characterized by interest rate increases as well as the company's new conditions through the sale of properties earlier this year.
NCC builds in Rovaniemi.

NCC is building a school and sports hall in Rovaniemi

Finland Finland — NCC has signed a partnership agreement with the city of Rovaniemi in Finland to build a new school building in the Nivavaara district. The assignment also includes building a new sports hall and upgrading the outdoor environment and the adjacent sports field.