Castellum's Focus under the New CEO

Nordic — One of the most coveted positions in Swedish real estate has been filled as Joacim Sjöberg succeeds Rutger Arnhult as CEO of Castellum. Joacim Sjöberg tells Nordic Property News about his view of the new role, the period as acting CEO, the strength of having sat on the board of companies and how he sees Castellum's position now and for the future and which properties the company will focus on in the future.

Prologis Is Searching for Falling Angels

Nordic — The price tag has to be right, and Prologis is looking to acquire land, real estate and other companies at this time. “We have strong funds and are able to buy and invest when we find a good deal” Björn Thiemann, SVP for northern Europe says to Nordic Property News. But there are dark clouds on the horizon.

Despite the Red Flags: Nordic Logistics Still an Attractive Investment

Nordic — Emma Angser, Head of Industrial and Logistics, Capital Markets, at CBRE on the major logistics challenges when investors are looking for investments in the segment, and the current Nordic activity.

Castellum's Aims with Sjöberg at the Helm

Sweden Sweden — After two turbulent years with several CEO changes and a major acquisition of Kungsleden, Per Berggren and Castellum are aiming for a calmer period with Joacim Sjöberg as the new permanent CEO at the helm. For Nordic Property News he explains in more detail why the choice fell on the former acting CEO, why he will be an asset during these economically challenging times and how he views the company's share price, which is currently hovering around such a low value that has not been seen since the summer of 2016. Roger Akelius also comments on the appointment of Joacim Sjöberg.

The Full Background Story: How Pangea Became a Part of Colliers

Nordic — Colliers' CEO, Nordics, Bård Bjølgerud on why Colliers was the best possible buyer of Pangea Property Partners, and the major challenges ahead.

Why Carl Strufve Left the Global Giant – to Go Solo

Sweden Sweden — Carl Strufve on his new assignment, his future expectations on the investment market, and his journey at Grosvenor Europe.

Schroders Capital Is Waiting for the Perfect Investment

Nordic — Schroders Capital's man in the Nordics, Johan Bråkenhielm, tells Nordic Property News about the wait-and-see approach on the transaction market, the Nordic investment strategy, and the benefits of joining the global investor.

Meager Start to the Finnish Transaction Year

Finland Finland — The Finnish transaction market began to slow down in Q3 2022 and so far in 2023, activity has been sparse with a transaction volume of a paltry 300 million euros. For the full year 2022, the Finnish market reached a volume of 7.2 billion euros. Hanna Kaleva at KTI tells more about the Finnish real estate year 2022 and the outlook for 2023.

“I Have a Positive Approach to a Negative Situation”

Finland Finland — No major concerns for Capman in Finland. Investment Director Sampsa Apajalahti says that more and more teasers are coming from brokers.

Brunswick on Its Way to Establish More Property Companies

Nordic — Brunswick Real Estate’s CEO Patrik Andersson: “The dialogues with our capital partners are positive and we are moving forward.”

Different Investment Strategies for Nuveen Across Scandinavia

Nordic — Oscar Maltesen, Investment Manager, Nordics, at Nuveen: It’s not a Mexican standoff, but...”

The Companies with the Highest Net Operating Incomes

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the net operating income among the Nordic property giants in 2022.

The Transaction Market to Lighten Up Across the Nordics

Nordic — Jørgen E. Arnesen, Head of Real Estate Investment Banking, Nordics, at CBRE: “I believe there are more positive voices now - there is an appetite for Nordic properties.”

NREP’s Man in Finland: “We See Opportunities in the Polarized Office Market”

Finland Finland — Joonas Lemström, Director and Country lead, Finland, at NREP, on the market signals during MIPIM, investment targets for the company in Finland, and the strategy on the transaction market.

Iceland on the Offensive at Mipim: “I Don’t Consider This a Crisis”

Nordic — Styrmir Bjartur Karlsson, Managing Director Croisette Iceland, on the Icelandic challenges, the relatively low vacancy rates, and the effects for the country up north post the Covid outbreak.

Taaleri Is Building Up a Transaction Pipeline: "Really, Really Busy"

Finland Finland — Essi Sten, Head of Real Estate at Taaleri, on the winning segments in Finland, the company’s transaction pipeline, and her short journey at the Swedish company Hemfosa.

SLP Ready to Increase its Transaction Pace

Sweden Sweden — Fast-growing SLP makes changes in the management group. CFO Tommy Åstrand takes over as CEO while the current CEO, Peter Strand, steps in to a new role as working vice chairman. Peter Strand tells Nordic Property News about the changes, about SLP's ambitions for 2023 and about the possibility of expanding outside Sweden.

The Largest Development Projects in Sweden's Major Cities

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News presents the ten largest construction projects in Sweden's three largest cities: Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm that are ongoing or will begin in the next few years.

They Were the Nordic Top Sellers in 2022

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the Nordic top sellers in 2022.

Hangover on the Stock Exchange after Q4 Reports

Nordic — The listed Nordic real estate companies are falling steadily in a sour stock market and last week there were almost exclusively red numbers in the sector. Nordic Property News has mapped how much the companies on the biggest lists have lost since they released their financial statements in February, and for most of them the numbers are grim.

The Global Office Market Is in a New Environment

Nordic — Paris is outdoing London. In San Francisco staff is reluctant to return. And in Shanghai the post covid era have seen a growth in office transaction. At Nordic Property News event Office Market Day, Tom Leahy, Head of EMEA Real Estate Research at MSCI shared his analysis for the trends in global office markets and transactions.

They Were the Nordic Top Buyers in 2022

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how much the listed Nordic real estate companies have acquired during 2022.

Ambitious Visions for Panattoni's New Danish CEO

Denmark Denmark — With Panattoni expanding their operations to Denmark they have also hired a new CEO to lead the charge and growth within the logistics segment in the country. Jacob Widahl is a man with great ambitions for the company's future in Denmark, here he tells Nordic Property News more about the steps they need to take to become a powerhouse in the logistics sector.

The Companies with the Highest LTVs in the Nordics

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how high the loan-to-value ratio the listed companies had in 2022.

The French Property Investor Aims for Nordic Expansion

Nordic — Philippe Cervesi, Real Estate Director and Partner at Corum, that is present in Finland and Norway: “We hope to soon enter Denmark and Sweden.”