International Players Looking at New Nordic Segments

Nordic — Strong economies, weak currencies and acquisition opportunities on the housing market attracts international buyers to the Nordic markets – and they've started looking at a new segment.

Northern Horizon Still Hot for the Care Home Market

Finland Finland — Northern Horizon made a huge sale by divesting its second care home fund to a fund managed by Evli for EUR 141M. The company's CEO tells Nordic Property News of Northern Horizon's views on the home care market and their future plans for it.

New Swedish Landmark – Safe for Terrorist Attacks

Sweden Sweden — The skyline of Sweden's second city, Gothenburg, is changing. In the coming years a cable car will be added to transport people across the river as the city is growing. When the winning bid was presented a big focus was safety – and how to withstand a possible terrorist attack.

Rutger Arnhult Looks to Grab Opportunities on Struggling Housing Market

Sweden Sweden — Rutger Arnhult's Klövern became one of the majority owner's of the Swedish developer Tobin Properties. Now Rutger Arnhult looks to make his marks in residentials with Klövern.

"Enormous Potential in Sweden"

Nordic — Citycon's Head of Leasing tells Nordic Property News of the plans for 2018, the difference between Sweden and Finland, and how shopping centers can cope with growing e-commerce.

Heimstaden Refills War Chest – Makes New Danish Acquisition

Denmark Denmark — Deputy CEO Magnus Nordholm tells Nordic Property News about Heimstaden's new investment plans after receiving EUR 175M from its owner.

Hemsö Keeps Different Focus for Sweden and Finland

Nordic — CEO Nils Styf tells Nordic Property News why Hemsö has acquired more in Finland and Germany and had different ambitions for Sweden - and where they will keep their focus during 2018.

Areim CIO on the New Major Transaction in Sweden and the Partnership with Blackstone

Sweden Sweden — Areim complete one of the largest 2018 deal in Sweden this far when they acquired Swecohuset for EUR 172M. The company's CIO Mikael Hesselvall tells Nordic Property News about the acquisition, the collaboration with Blackstone and the possibility of a new Sponda-like deal.

"We See Great Potential in HMA"

Finland Finland — Genesta made their fifth Finnish acquisition when they bought 67,000 sqm logistics in Espoo from JP Morgan. Genesta's CEO David Neil tells Nordic Property News how they will develop the property and their strategy to move forward in Finland.

Akelius Reaches Milestone – Still Hungry for More

Sweden Sweden — Akelius reached a big milestone when their property value at the end of 2017 surpassed SEK 100 billion. The company's CEO Pål Ahlsén shares the plans for the future – and where they're looking for new investments.

"We have been on the hunt in Gothenburg for a long time"

Sweden Sweden — Ylva Sarby Westman, deputy CEO at Kungsleden, tells Nordic Property News about the major acquisition in Gothenburg and the company's plans for 2018.

Vika's Plans – After the Major Deal

Norway Norway — A Vika Project Finance syndicate has completed a large deal through the purchase of Mølleparken 4. The company tells Nordic Property News about the future of the property and why it was necessary to include the seller in the buying syndicate.

Stockholm's Largest Owners

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News lists the largest owners in Sweden’s three biggest cities the list ends with the capital: Stockholm.

Ilija Batljan on SBB's First Finnish Venture

Finland Finland — After obtaining a property value of close to SEK 15 billion in Sweden and entered Norway, SBB now enters new territory. Ilija Batljan tells Nordic Property News about the Finnish acquisitions and future plans in the East.

Unibail-Rodamco Open to New Mall of Scandinavia in Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Lars-Åke Tollemark on Unibail-Rodamco's future plans, the retailer's increased interest in the company and how they work towards improving every year.

Gothenburg’s Largest Owners

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News lists the largest owners in Sweden’s three biggest cities today the turn has come to the only Swedish city with an established English name: Gothenburg.

After Finland - Corum Looks to Enter the Other Nordic Markets

Finland Finland — The foreign interest in the Finnish market keeps increasing. French Corum made their first purchase in November and are looking for more. Philippe Cervesi, Investment Director and Partner at Corum Asset Management, tells Nordic Property News of the company's plans for Finland, the importance of the currency and when they want to enter the other Nordic markets.

JLL's New Team Ready to Make Push for Larger Market Shares

Nordic — With Tor Borg and Joacim Sjöberg in place, Daniel Gorosch's team construction at JLL is ready to grab even larger market shares. The company's CEO tells Nordic Property News how JLL will grow.

UK Giant in the Hunt for New Swedish Investments

Nordic — M&G Real Estate’s European real estate fund has significant capital and multiple new investments in the pipeline. This opens up for new Swedish investments and Tony Brown, the company’s CIO, tells Nordic Property News about the future plans.

Malmö’s Largest Owners

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News lists the largest owners in Sweden’s three biggest cities starting with Malmö.

Largest Swedish Transactions in 2017

Sweden Sweden — 2017 was an intense transaction year for all the Nordic countries. With the year in the books Nordic Property News can present a list of the largest transactions in all four countries - we finish the list with largest country: Sweden.

Nordika Keeps High Pace on the Finnish Rental Market

Finland Finland — Nordika is making marks on the Finnish rental market. In the last twelve months the company has let 14,100 sqm in Säterinportti. Gabriel Cronstedt, Partner & COO, tells Nordic Property News of the winning concept - and the future plans for Finland.

Svenska Handelsfastigheter On the Move – Acquires from TK Development

Sweden Sweden — After the blockbuster deal with Niam, Svenska Handelsfastigheter keeps the tempo up by completing a new transaction. This time the company acquired a retail project in Södertälje from the struggling TK Development. CEO Lennart Sten tells Nordic Property News of the allure with the deal and why they want to expand in the area.

Largest Finnish Transactions in 2017

Finland Finland — 2017 was an intense transaction year for all the Nordic countries. With the year in the books Nordic Property News can present a list of the largest transactions in all four countries - today we look east to Finland.

Swedish Hotel Player Looking to invest EUR 500M

Sweden Sweden — After acquiring a newly renovated hotel property adjacent to the waterfront in central Karlskrona from Hemfosa, Västerkulla Hotel wants to expand further. The company's CEO Clas Hjorth tells Nordic Property News about their plans to invest SEK 5 billion (EUR 500M) in the next couple of years.