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SBB develops new district in Nyköping.

SBB Develops a New District in Nyköping

Sweden Sweden — Decision taken on large zoning plan - SBB develops a completely new district in Nyköping city center comprising 1,600 homes, schools and elderly care homes.
PFA and Obligo establish a residential platform in Sweden.

PFA and Obligo Establish a Residential Platform in Sweden

Sweden Sweden — The Danish pension company PFA and Obligo Real Estate has entered into a collaboration agreement to create a residential platform in Sweden. The newly established company is called PFA Bostad. Obligo will manage the platform, as well as sourcing and execution of transactions.
Ann-Sofi Danielsson.

Bonava Successfully Issues its Inaugural Green Bond

Nordic — Bonava has successfully issued its inaugural green senior unsecured bond with a volume of SEK 1 billion.
Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners.

The Recovery on the Transaction Market: ”Faster Than Many Expected”

Nordic — Pangea Property Partners’ investor survey shows that the appetite for Nordic investments has increased, post the outbreak of Covid-19. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research, tells Nordic Property News about the reasons behind, and how the activity on the transaction market is yet to come back on, almost, ‘normal’ levels.
Erik Selin, CEO of Balder.

Why Selin and Balder Went for Anthon B Nilsen in Norway

Norway Norway — Erik Selin, Founder and CEO of the Nordic property giant Balder: "A diversified portfolio with a good mix of objects."
Christian Ringnes, Charlotte Axelsson, and Mikael Borg.

These Are the Longest Serving Chairmen in the Nordic Companies

Nordic — Which of the Nordic listed real estate companies’ Chairmen have served the longest? Nordic Property News has the updated list.
Arvi Luoma.

Blackbrook Capital Announces its First Acquisition – Chooses Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Blackbrook Capital, a European independent real estate investment firm focusing on mission-critical commercial property, today announced the acquisition of a modern last-mile logistics facility in Denmark. The transaction price was not disclosed.
Ardadiankatu 23.

LaSalle Acquires Landmark Property in Helsinki for EUR 45.5 Million

Finland Finland — OP Life Assurance Company Ltd’s has made a divestment of a historic landmark office property in the centre of Helsinki to global LaSalle Investment Management.
The educational property.

Julius Tallberg Invests in Logistics and Educational Properties

Finland Finland — Property investment company Julius Tallberg-Kiinteistöt completed two acquisitions in late August: One educational property in Espoo, and a logistics property in Hyvinkää.
Eva Granlund, Head of Real Estate Investments Nordics at Schroder Real Estate.

Schroder Real Estate Is Going for Further Growth in the Nordics

Nordic — Eva Granlund, Head of Real Estate Investments Nordics at Schroder Real Estate, tells Nordic Property News about the postponed acquisition, benefits in the booming Copenhagen area, and future investment targets in the Nordics. ”We had to step back.”
Two of the involved top 3 parts of the major transactions in the Nordics in August.

These Are the Nordic Top Transactions in August

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest transactions in the Nordics during August.

Large Office Plans in Growing Stockholm Area

Sweden Sweden — The building right in the current detailed plan is revoked and replaced with a new building right, with the same size as the current one, for approximately 25,000 square meters of office space – close to the European highway, E4.
Erik Selin, CEO of Balder.

Balder Acquires 50 Percent of Anthon B Nilsen

Norway Norway — Fastighets AB Balder is acquiring 50 percent of the Norwegian company Anthon B Nilsen Eiendom AS. The transaction includes the Anthon B Nilsen Group’s total real estate portfolio with properties in Oslo and in Lahaugmoen, and also a development portfolio of 170,000 sqm in eastern Norway. The market value of the properties that are included in the transaction is about NOK 3,000 million.
Klaus Koponen.

JLL Finland Appoints Head of Corporate Solutions

Finland Finland — JLL announced that Klaus Koponen will join the firm as Head of Corporate Solutions in Finland. Based in Helsinki, Koponen will be responsible for the strategic development and growth of the occupier-focused business which helps clients create, shape and manage the future of work by enhancing the performance of their workplaces, real estate portfolios and people.
Ulf Stanley.

Ulf Stanley Appointed as New Project Developer at Catena

Sweden Sweden — Ulf Stanley has been appointed as Project Developer at Catena. Ulf has extensive experience from the construction and property sectors, where he has mainly worked with project and process management in connection with various detailed planning processes.
Keilaniemi Next andMatthias Brodesser, Head of Transaction Management International at Warburg-HIH Invest.

The German Investor: “Oslo Remains Difficult Due to Its Nature of NOK Currency”

Nordic — Matthias Brodesser, Head of Transaction Management International at Warburg-HIH Invest, tells Nordic Property News about the latest office acquisition in Finland, the Nordic targets for the company, and why Norway is not an investment target for the company.
Markus Pitkänen on the residential fund's recent investments.

Here Are the Residential Targets for EQ’s New Fund

Finland Finland — Markus Pitkänen, Investment Director at EQ Asset Management: “These investments suit perfectly to our investment strategy.”
Maria Sidén, Daniel Gerlach, and Ulrika Grewe Ståhl.

These Are the Longest Serving CFOs in the Nordic Companies

Nordic — Which of the Nordic listed real estate companies’ CFOs have served the longest? Nordic Property News has the updated list.
The new Kirstinpuisto residential area in Turku.

Bonava Sells 75 Rental Apartments in Turku

Finland Finland — Bonava is selling a rental project in Turku to the investor Icecapital Housing Fund V. The transaction encompasses 75 rental apartments in the new Kirstinpuisto residential area in Turku.
Anders Nissen, CEO of Pandox.

Anders Nissen Has Acquired Synthetic Options from Pandox’s Main Shareholders

Sweden Sweden — Pandox’s CEO Anders Nissen has acquired synthetic options in Pandox issued by the larger shareholders Eiendomsspar AS, CGS Holding AS and Helene Sundt AS.
Fabege launches share buy-back.

Fabege Launches Share Buy-back

Sweden Sweden — Fabege has started the share buy-back programme approved by the Annual General Meeting on 2 April 2020. The AGM authorised the Board for a period no later than the next AGM to acquire Fabege shares. The shares acquired may not exceed 10 per cent of the total number of outstanding Fabege shares at any time.
Karolis Adlis, Director at W.P. Carey.

Busy Days for the US Heavyweight – in the Nordics

Nordic — Karolis Adlis, Director at W.P. Carey, tells in a long interview with Nordic Property News about chasing yields, the challenges during the pandemic, why the Nordics is one of the most attractive investment markets, and which segments that will skyrocket, going forward.
The purchased office building in Oslo, and Stian Levi Andresen, Head of Investments at Ferd Eiendom.

Ferd Eiendom on the Offensive: “A Great Demand for Office Spaces in Oslo CBD”

Norway Norway — Ferd Eiendom’s Head of Investments, Stian Levi Andresen, on the NOK 1 billion acquisition in Oslo CBD, the current status for the major purchase of the NRK plot, and how the pandemic has slowed things down during the negotiations.
Roger Akelius in his holiday house in the West coast of Sweden.

Roger Akelius on the New Strategy for the Global Residential Company

Sweden Sweden — Akelius' business concept has for many years been to acquire properties in need of renovation, in order to renovate apartment by apartment as they become vacant. This concept will now change. Founder Roger Akelius on the future for the residential giant.
Schroder acquires in Valby.

Schroder Completes Acquisition of Two Office Buildings in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — Schroder acquires two office buildings totalling 32,800 sqm in Valby in Copenhagen.