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.

Big Step for Groundbreaking Swedish Technology

Sweden Sweden — Jernhusen expands their cooperation with Bumbee Labs and installs flow measurement technology in all of Stockholm's central station. Bumbee Labs' CEO Karl Samuelsson tells Nordic Property News about the deal, the technology's significance for cities and real estate owners of the future and the company's plans for a European expansion.

Leaves Listed Kungsleden to Change the Financial System

Sweden Sweden — After six years at Kungsleden, CFO and Vice President, Anders Kvist leaves the company this summer to take a new position with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. Anders Kvist tells Nordic Property News how he wants to change the financial system.

The Largest Swedish Residential Transactions

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News completes the breakdown of Swedish residential buyers and sellers with a list of the ten largest residential transactions in 2017/2018.

Largest Swedish Residential Buyers

Sweden Sweden — The turbulent housing market has dominated the industry news the past few months. Nordic Property News shares a unique list of the companies that purchased most residential properties in 2017/2018.

M&G Launches Brexit Fund

Nordic — To cash in on the insecurity and volatile pricing born from the Brexit process, M&G Real Estate now launches a fund that will acquire properties for SEK 5.6 billion in three years. Robert Heaney, M&G's institutional business development manager in the Nordics, tells Nordic Property News about the strategies and the Nordic interest in the fund.

After the Major Transaction – Deka on the Hunt for More

Finland Finland — Deka Immobilien completed the largest single-asset purchase in Finland when they acquired an office building in Helsinki CBD from Ilmarinen. Esteban de Lope, Head of Real Estate Fund Management, tells Nordic Property News what attracted Deka with this acquisition, the plans for the building and the company's future in the Nordic countries.

Largest Swedish Residential Sellers

Sweden Sweden — The turbulent housing market has dominated the industry news over the past few months. Nordic Property News shares a unique list of the companies that sold most residential in 2017/2018.

"Lack of Transparency Behind Developers' Struggles"

Sweden Sweden — After a turbulent autumn and winter, Magnolia Bostad's CEO, Fredrik Lidjan, criticizes the lack of transparency regarding land prices.

NPI Launches First Fund Aimed at Declining Residential Market: "We Want to Be a Problem Solver"

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish housing market is shaking, especially in regards to new production – which has opened up for opportunists to step in. Nordic Property Investment now launches the first fund focusing on creating return from a declining residential market. The company's CEO Jesper Roslund tells Nordic Property News about the strategy, why they do not wish to be considered solely opportunistic and when the first acquisition will be finalized.

Pandox's New Expansion Plans

Nordic — Pandox's CEO Anders Nissen looks south and tells Nordic Property News the company's new expansion plans.

Balder Makes New Big Hotel Splash

Sweden Sweden — Swedish giant Balder makes new big hotel investment. The company's CEO Erik Selin tells Nordic Property News on the importance of the hotel portfolio, entering a new market region and the collaboration with Norwegian hotel mogul Petter Stordalen.