Lars Wikström, CEO of Prime Living.

New Setback for Distressed Housing Developer

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish housing developer Prime Living has been financially pressured for a long time. Now it turns out that the company's new share issue was only subscribed to 59 percent.
Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark.

Asian Investors Target Denmark: “A New Trend”

Denmark Denmark — Denmark is still very much in the eye of foreign investors. In the first half of 2019, they accounted for well over 40 percent of the total volume of transactions over MDKK 100. Among is a new group of international investors. Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark, tells Nordic Property News of the foreign interest and the new trend with investors from Asia.
Oscar Engelbert´s Oscar Properties sells 50 percent of the Helix project to Sven-Olof Johansson´s Fastpartner and Slättö.

Oscar Properties Sells 50 Percent in Skyscraper Project in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Oscar Properties sells 50 percent of the Helix project to a joint venture owned by Fastpartner and Slättö. The sales price amounts to MSEK 100.
The prime rents in Oslo is expected to rise with 6.8 percent during 2019.

Entra: Prime Rents Up 6,8 Percent in 2019

Norway Norway — Norwegian property company Entra´s new consensus report predicts that the rents for offices of high quality in central Oslo will increase by 6,8 percent this year. Last year, the increase was 8,5 percent.
Magnus Persson, CFO of Skanska.

Skanska on the Nordic Markets

Nordic — Here are Skanska´s outlooks for the markets of residential and commercial property development the coming twelve months.
The Dagab facility will be one of the largets in Europe.

Logicenters signs agreement with Dagab: Logistics facility to become one of Europe’s largest

Sweden Sweden — Logicenters and Axfood’s purchasing and logistics company Dagab have now signed a contract for the development and leasing of a logistics facility of just over 100,000 m2 in Bålsta, Uppsala, Sweden.
Bjarke Ingels.

Star Architect Invests in Danish Proptech

Denmark Denmark — The star architect Bjarke Ingels invests in the Danish proptech platform Proper.
David Mindus.

Why Sagax Enters a New Market

Sweden Sweden — Sagax invests in a new market through double investment. CEO David Mindus tells Nordic Property News about the motive, why the entrance to the market was delayed and which two cities to invest in.
Anders Danielsson, CEO of Skanska.

Skanska: ”Strong Performance in the Second Quarter”

Nordic — Skanska, the largest construction company in the Nordics, released its six month report this morning.The earnings per share increased 65 percent to SEK 6.41 (3.89).

New Tax will Put Pressure Danish Housing Prices

Denmark Denmark — A new study from Nordea Kredit indicates that the planned tax reform will put more pressure than earlier expected on the housing prices in Denmark.
Joachim Hallengren.

The State of the Nordic Residential Markets

Nordic — The housing market in Sweden has been cautious for several years. But now Bonava is beginning to see signs of change.
Trianon and Bergendahls have solved a long dispute.

Two-year Dispute Over

Sweden Sweden — After almost two years, a dispute between Swedish listed property company Trianon and the tenant Rosengård Storlivs, owned by Bergendahls Food, is over. The parties have reached an agreement.
Bertil Rydevik is the acting CEO of CHR Bygga Bostäder.

Distressed Housing Developer Enters a Term Sheet Trying to Save the Company

Sweden Sweden — The distressed Swedish housing developer CHR Bygga Bostäder has entered into a term sheet for a contemplated restructuring of the outstanding bonds and a company reorganisation of the subsidiary CHR Bygga Bostäder Entreprenad AB.
Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark.

Major Decline in Danish Transaction Volumes

Denmark Denmark — The Danish transaction volumes in H1 2019 dropped to approximately DKK 19 billion, compared to DKK 30 billion in the same period 2018. Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark, tells Nordic Property News of the reasons for the decline and where he predicts the transaction volume for 2019 to end up.
EQ acquires a building on Hämeenkatu 19 in Tampere.

EQ Acquires in Tampere

Finland Finland — EQ has acquired a historic business and office property in the heart of Tampere.
Erik Selin, CEO of Balder.

Balder´s NAV Over SEK 300

Sweden Sweden — Balder, Sweden´s largest listed property company, reported an increase of the profit from property management per share of 29 percent in its Q2 report.

Changes CEO and Shuts Down Swedish Operations

Denmark Denmark — The listed Danish company replaces their CEO and shuts down operations in Sweden.

EQ Acquires the Dixi Shopping Centre

Finland Finland — NREP has sold the Dixi shopping center to Special Investment Fund EQ Finnish Real Estate (AIF) for approximately EUR 66M.
Nordic Light Trio.

Skanska Sells Office Building in Budapest for EUR 41M

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has sold its Nordic Light Trio office building in Budapest to JR AMC, a South Korean real estate investment trust. The transaction is valued at EUR 41M.

Serneke about to Sell Karlatornet to International Investor

Sweden Sweden — Serneke is about to sell Karlatornet, Sweden's tallest building when completed, to an international player.

Trevian Acquires Office Building in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Special investment fund Trevian Finland Properties I has bought 70.5 percent of MREC Ruoholahden Metrotori, at Itämerenkatu 14. The acquired property has 6,775 sqm of leasable area, 5,000 sqm of which is office space. There are also retail premises and a nursery on the ground floor.
Jesper Göransson, CEO of Peab.

Peab Builds Offices in Skellefteå

Sweden Sweden — Peab has been commissioned to build an office building in Skellefteå for Skellefteå Industrihus.
A logistics fund, represented by M7 Real Estate, acquires four logistics properties in Horsens from Milton Group.

Strong Foreign Interest for Danish Logistics Properties

Denmark Denmark — The international investors are in the market for Danish logistics. Anders Holm, Director at Colliers, tells Nordic Property News what makes Danish logistics attractive, where the international investors are coming from and how the foreign interest will develop going forward.
Kielo acquires an office property from the Finnish Centre for Pensions.

Kielo Acquires in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Kielo acquires an office property in Pasila, Helsinki, from Eläketurvakeskus, the Finnish Centre for Pensions.
Anders Danielsson, CEO at Skanska.

Skanska Builds in Gothenburg

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has signed an agreement with Sverigehuset i Göteborg AB on the construction of a senior care home and multifamily house with 193 apartments in central Gothenburg.