The Attraction for Office Projects Outside Copenhagen CBD

Denmark Denmark — Joachim Holmberg, Business Area Manager, NCC Property Development, on the office divestment to Industriens Pension, the global interest for the project, and in what way Copenhagen is an important market for the Nordic construction giant.

June 2022: Major Drops on the Nordic Stock Markets

Nordic — Nordic Property News has the complete list of how the Nordic real estate and construction companies performed on the stock exchange in June.

The Nordic Top Recruitments in H1

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the people who was recruited to the most attractive jobs in the Nordic real estate market during the first six months of 2022.

The Most Interesting Submarkets in Helsinki for Office Investments

Finland Finland — Union Investment continues to make acquisitions in the Nordics. After the latest acquisition in Helsinki, Martin Schellein, Martin Schellein, head of Investment Management Europe at Union Investment Real Estate GmbH, tells Nordic Property News about which he views as the most interesting submarkets in Helsinki for office investments, in which segments Union Investments expects to grow in Helsinki and about the company’s most important task in the Nordics for the remainder of 2022.

A Successful Divestment for EAB: How the Fund Will Invest Now

Finland Finland — Jaakko Ristola, Head of Real Estate Investment Management for Elite Alfred Berg, on the major portfolio exit to Local Tapiola, and the intensive transaction period ahead.

Swedish Heavyweight Looks to Add another Skyscraper to the Gothenburg Skyline

Sweden Sweden — Major Swedish developer wants to build a new skyscraper in central Gothenburg.

What New Acqusitions BlackRock Looks for in the Nordics

Nordic — BlackRock has taken a first step on the hot Nordic logistics market. After the deal with Kilenkrysset, Thorsten Slytå, Managing Director and Head of Nordic Real Estate at BlackRock, tells Nordic Property News about what new acquisitions they look for on the Nordic markets.

“Demand for Weak Housing Is Improving”

Finland Finland — Toivo Group's CEO Markus Myllymäki on the recent residential acquisition in Helsinki, and the recent success regarding the company's occupancy rate figures.

Despite Rising Interest Rates: Increased Demand for Logistics

Finland Finland — Aleksi Konsti, Investment Manager at Capman Real Estate: “We see great potential in the development and adding value to well-located and high-quality warehouse and logistics properties.”

Leaves Real Estate Giant for New Venture

Nordic — Head of Nordic Real Estate leaves global heavyweight to start own venture.

Swedish Logistics Company Dissovled After Six Months

Sweden Sweden — Roc Properties has decided to distribute the company's holdings to the owners and let the properties return to Bockasjö Holding and Frankenius Equity and Kilenkrysset, respectively. Bockasjö's CEO Joakim Hedin tells Nordic Property News why the company is closing down after only six months, about his disappointment with the Swedish Riksbank and about the possibility of a comeback for Roc Properties in the future.

The Real Estate Profile Gets New Assignment: Appointed Professor at University

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, Executive Vice President of YIT’s Property Development segment, tells Nordic Property News about his future as Professor of Practice in the field of real estate investment at Aalto University; what his main tasks will be and whether this will affect his duties at YIT.

Karl Persson Appointed New CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Cushman & Wakefield gets a familiar face as a new CEO in Sweden when Karl Persson returns to the company. He tells Nordic Property News about his return, the lessons learned at Roc Properties and how the new CEO role will differ from the one he left last winter.

Last Month’s Major Transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest transactions in the Nordics during the fifth month of 2022.

"We Want to Challenge the Industry"

Sweden Sweden — When the American giant Blackrock takes the first step in the Nordic logistics market, it will be together with Nordsten Development who will develop the property. Christoffer Bööj, Chairman of the Board of Nordsten Development, tells Nordic Property News about the first time with the company, the ambitious goals and where he wants to challenge the industry.

Updated Figures: They Provide the Highest Yields on the Stock Exchange

Nordic — The list includes listed Nordic real estate, housing and construction companies on the Large and Mid-cap lists.

Major Logistics Possibilities Ahead in the Nordics for Verdion

Nordic — Johan Nihlmark, Head of Business Development Nordics at Verdion, tells Nordic Property News about the upcoming development opportunities across the Nordics, and how much the appetite for Nordic logistics will increase, going forward.

The Future of the Gothenburg Office Market

Sweden Sweden — The office market in Gothenburg sees a lot of new production. Colliers Head of Research, Karin Witalis, tells Nordic Property News about the office market, the impact of new production and about the potential need to convert older office buildings.

After Another Major Acquisition: Here Are the Future Targets for Local Tapiola

Finland Finland — Local Tapiola Special Investment Fund Investment Property has made a major portfolio acquisition of 17 grocery stores. Mia Vuorinen, Managing Director Local Tapiola Alternative Investment Funds, tells Nordic Property News about the attraction to this segment, what kind of assets they are monitoring, and the top locations for the fund.

Former Catena CEO Makes Real Estate Comeback

Sweden Sweden — Former Catena CEO Benny Thögersen is back in the real estate industry. In a new project in Enköping, he is involved in developing a new innovative technology and logistics park. He tells Nordic Property News about the project, his new role and the about his life after leaving Catena.

“We Are Currently Monitoring Several New Countries”

Nordic — Belgian investor and Hoivatilat owner Aedifica’s CEO Stefaan Gielens tells Nordic Property News about the recent investment in Finland, the Finnish care property market, and whether other Nordic markets than Finland and Sweden are in pipeline.

Humlegården Recruits Executive from Kungsleden

Sweden Sweden — Strengthens the company with key recruitment.

Adds New Piece to Strengthen the Finnish Team

Finland Finland — Entered the Finnish market in 2021 – assembles team to further expand the Finnish residential portfolio.

Here Are Logicenters’ Finnish Growth Targets

Finland Finland — Jarkko Äikää, Commercial Director, Logicenters Finland, on the recent logistics development in the Koskelo area, attractive Finnish logistics locations, and how much the company will grow in Finland this year.

Sirius' Goals for the Residential Venture

Finland Finland — Sirius Capital Partners continues to expand the residential portfolio. After new acquisitions in Helsinki and Turku, CEO Patrick Gylling tells Nordic Property News about the purchases, Sirius’ residential targets and his view of the Finnish residential market.