"The Danish Office Market is Very Divided"

Denmark Denmark — NCC expands in Copenhagen through the purchase of an attractive building right in the expansive area Valby. Carola Lavén, Head of NCC Property Development, tells Nordic Property News about the future of Valby and the company's view of the Danish office market.

Asian Capital Aims for the Nordic Markets

Nordic — Doug Burton-Cantley, Director at Avignon, tells Nordic Property News of the Nordic investment plans for Avignon Capital's strategic partnership with CLSA, Asia's leading capital markets and investment group and the international platform of China's largest investment bank CITIC Securities.

"That Can Significantly Affect the Pricing"

Nordic — Patrizia's Managing Director of the Nordic Region, Rikke Lykke, tells Nordic Property News about where to find upcoming opportunities on the Swedish market and the integration process of Triuva and Rockspring.

Peter Wågström is Back in the Game

Sweden Sweden — Last fall he got fired from the CEO role of construction giant NCC. Now Peter Wågström is back and tells Nordic Property News what attracted him about Eastnine and his future plans.

Deutsche AM cautious about Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Stockholm real estate is doing exceptionally well and have been for years – but clouds loom on the horizon. Simon Wallace, Head of Research Europe at Deutsche Asset Management, tells Nordic Property News about the concerns of the Swedish capital city.

"There are Always Possibilities Everywhere"

Finland Finland — As responsible for Aberdeen Standard Investment's real estate investments, Pertti Vanhanen is one of the real estate industry's most powerful Scandinavians. Meeting up at Mipim he tells Nordic Property News of the strategies after the merger of Aberdeen and Standard Life, the opportunities in the Nordics and what other European markets has caught his eye.

Union Investment's Norwegian Problem

Norway Norway — Union Investment are keen on make Norwegian investment but face one large obstacle.

Here's Volvo’s Giant Venture in Gothenburg

Sweden Sweden — Volvo’s giant project Campus Lundby, Gothenburg, is closing in. The new plan proposal enables 670,000 square meters BTA.

”It is Not a Common Way of Doing Things But…”

Norway Norway — Skanska explains to Nordic Property News why they are building an office complex for EUR 57M outside of Oslo on speculation.

M&G Investment on First Swedish Acquisition

Sweden Sweden — M&G Investment acquires first Swedish asset for European long lease strategy. Robert Heaney, Nordic Institutional Business Development at M&G Investments, tells Nordic Property News about their future in the Nordics.

Union Investment Looking for More Acquisitions

Sweden Sweden — Union Investment makes its third acquisition in Arenastaden, Stockholm with Fabege buy acquiring Uarda 6 for SEK 1.2 billion. With the transaction completed Union Investment looks for new Swedish investment opportunities. Kubilay Oezbisikletci, Senior Investment Manager Nordic Region, tells Nordic Property News of the acquisition of Uarda 6 and where in Sweden they wish to acquire more.

Fast Times at Uarda 6

Sweden Sweden — On Friday, Fabege announced the completion of its third transaction in Arenastaden to Union Investment. Fabege’s Vice President and Director of Business Development, Klaus Hansen Vikström, tells Nordic Property News of the fast transaction and what the next step will be in Arenastaden.

Cibus' Future Plans – After the EUR 767M Acquisition

Finland Finland — Pareto company Cibus purchases 123 Finnish grocery stores from Sirius for EUR 735 and enter the stock market. Stefan Gattberg and Lisa Dominguez Floding tells Nordic Property News about the establishment, the IPO and the future.

How Castellum Won Eon's Giant Rental Contract

Sweden Sweden — 20 companies battled it out for the energy giant's favor. Linda Palac, CEO at Eon Fastigheter, tells Nordic Property News why Castellum drew the longest straw.

Fast-Growing Danes Makes Swedish Push

Denmark Denmark — Danish retail company set to make big mark in Sweden by opening 25-30 shops – signs deals with eight different property owners.

Nordic Mipim Awards Nominees: The Maersk Tower

Denmark Denmark — With a week until the start of Mipim 2018 Nordic Property News shines a light on another Nordic nominee for Mipim Awards: C.F. Møller designed The Maersk Tower that is competing for Best Healthcare Development.

From ABBA to Real Estate

Sweden Sweden — He has been part of one of the world's biggest bands of all times, and has written several musicals that have made success on Broadway. After joining Joakim Alm and Alm Equity, Björn Ulvaeus now spends some of his creative energy on real estate. "I am very pleased that I am still curious. In these times new things happen daily, so it has never been as exciting to live as it is right now," Björn Ulvaeus tells Nordic Property News.

Hemsö Makes Major Finnish Acquisition

Finland Finland — Hemsö continues to make a mark on the Finnish market. On Friday they announced that they are investing MSEK 800 (EUR 80M) in an acquisition of three university properties, and renovation of one of the buildings. Jarkko Leinonen, Country Manager Finland at Hemsö, tells Nordic Property News about the significance of the acquisition, why they want to increase the amount of education properties and what the company's future in Finland looks like.

Capman Looking for More in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — With two Copenhagen acquisition completed in a short period of time Peter Gill, Investment Director at Capman Real Estate, tells Nordic Property News about the Capman's view on the Danish market and the ambition to make more acquisitions.

Swedish Big-Spender Restructures – Opens Up for New Acquisitions

Nordic — After several large investments in both Sweden and Denmark – Heimstaden restructures their portfolio. The company's Deputy CEO Magnus Nordholm tells Nordic Property News about how the changes will open up for more acquisitions.

Nordic Mipim Awards Nominees: Skellefteå Cultural Centre

Sweden Sweden — With the Mipim fair just weeks away. Nordic Property News shines a light on the Nordic nominees for Mipim Awards. Kicking off with White designed Skellefteå Cultural Centre that is competing for Best Futura Project.

Rising EU Interest Rates Make SBB Look at Denmark

Denmark Denmark — After tripling the property portfolio's value in 2017 and entering the Finnish market, SBB opens up for a Danish expansion.

"Stockholm is a Shining Star in Europe"

Sweden Sweden — At the end of 2017 D Carnegie announced the largest Swedish transaction of the year by acquiring 1,420 apartments in the Stockholm region from Akelius for SEK 2.47 billion (EUR 247M). With the aim to make 2018 as successful as 2017, Blackstone-owned D Carnegie keeps focus on Stockholm, and the city's expected population-growth.

New CEO at Blackstone-owned D Carnegie

Sweden Sweden — The former CEO Ulf Nilsson left D Carnegie in September of 2017. After a months as acting CEO, Norwegian Svein Erik Lilleland has now taken the CEO position full time. He tells Nordic Property News of the new role and his collaboration with Blackstone.

"Sweden is a Key Country for Mipim"

Nordic — When Mipim opens on March 13 it does so with a new Director. Ronan Vaspart tells Nordic Property News of the Nordic presence at Mipim, his personal highlights in this year's program and how he wishes to put his mark on the fair.