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The Main Challenges on the Norwegian Residential Market

Norway Norway — Listed company Selvaag Bolig's CEO Rolf Thorsen on the H2 result, the housing shortage in Oslo and what needs to be done from the politicians to increase the construction pace.

The Companies with the Lowest Vacancies in the Second Quarter

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the second quarter’s vacancy rates among the listed Nordic real estate companies.

”He Has a True Passion for the Business”

Finland Finland — Capman Buyout's Investment Director Tomi Alén on the latest hotel divestment to Nordic Choice, the large interest for the assets and how it is to negotiate with the profile Petter Stordalen.

They Have Increased Their Profit the Most in Q2

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the listed Nordic companies’ profit before tax during Q2.

“Good Opportunities to Increase Our Exposure”

Denmark Denmark — Michael Bruhn, Real Estate Director at PFA, tells Nordic Property News why the pension company invests in senior housing and his view on the investment market in Denmark.

The Nordic Real Estate Companies’ ICR Levels in Q2

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents figures on the interest cover ratios for the listed Nordic real estate companies.

Possible Brexit Effects on the Nordic Real Estate Market

Nordic — Tom Leahy, Senior Director, EMEA Analytics at Real Capital Analytics, tells Nordic Property News how the concerns over the economic impact of Brexit drove the transactions down in Europe and why one Nordic country stands out and remains attractive for investors.

The Nordic Listed Companies’ LTV in Q2

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how high the loan-to-value ratio the listed companies have, according to their Q2 results.

Why the German Giant Chooses Finland and Sweden in the Nordics

Nordic — Kubilay Özbisikletci, Senior Investment Manager Nordic Region at Union Investment Real Estate, on their latest acquisition in Finland, future investment targets and why Norway is not preferable to invest in.

Copenhagen Capital’s Future Investment Targets

Denmark Denmark — CEO of Copenhagen Capital, Lars Falster, on the Copenhagen market: “The prices are at a historically high level.”

“Running a High Quality Outlet Village Requires Experience and Special Skills”

Finland Finland — Zsar’s founder Sami Vainiomäki tells Nordic Property News why the outlet near the Russian border so far is a success, why he steps down as CEO and expectations on his successor.

They Have Increased Their Rental Incomes the Most in Q2

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the Nordic listed property companies' rental income for the second quarter of 2019.

How the Fed Cuts Affect the Real Estate Market

Sweden Sweden — Last week, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) lowered the interest rate by 0.25 percentage points. Nordic Property News has spoken to CBRE Sweden's Head of Research Amanda Welander, who talks about how the decrease affects the real estate market.

Swedish Housing Giant's Digitization: "200 people working on developing apps"

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish housing giant Akelius has 20 apps in use in its operations and another 20 in the pipeline. And that's just the beginning. Nordic Property News has spoken to the company's CEO Pål Ahlsén, who shares more about Akelius' digitization and what the upside is.

The Architect on New Features and Increased Equilibrium in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News has had a chat with architect Annica Carlsson, long-time CEO of the architect firm Equator. She talks about what the autumn looks like from an architectural perspective and an exciting development with increased balance between Stockholm's northern and southern parts.

How to Avoid this Autumn’s Judicial Real Estate Pitfalls

Sweden Sweden — Legal mistakes in the real estate sector can be very costly. The Swedish real estate lawyer Erik Ljungqvist, Allié Law Firm, gives advice on what to consider to avoid mistakes.

Wirdenius Future Plans: Adviser in Own Business

Sweden Sweden — In an exclusive interview with Nordic Property News, Vasakronan's resigning CEO Fredrik Wirdenius speaks about his summer, the real estate autumn and what he will do once he leaves Vasakronan.

"I Don't Understand Why Blackstone Hasn't Called"

Sweden Sweden — Swedish real estate legend Sven-Olof Johansson describes his company Fastpartner as a real estate fund - at a great discount.

Profit From Property Management per Share – Here is the Q2 Top List

Sweden Sweden — Profit from property management per share is often considered as the most important key ratio for listed property companies. Nordic Property News has made a ranking over the Swedish companies that have released their Q2 reports.

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.

Skanska on the Nordic Markets

Nordic — Here are Skanska´s outlooks for the markets of residential and commercial property development the coming twelve months.

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.

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.

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.

Changes CEO and Shuts Down Swedish Operations

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