Why Blackstone Terminates Purchase Agreement in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Frederiksberg Housing Fund and Blackstone’s Danish residential platform 360 North has entered into an agreement to terminate a purchase agreement in Denmark. Flemming Brank, Chairman of the Frederiksberg Housing Fund, and 360 North’s CEO Lars Pærregaard on the decision.

“There Is Room for Value Creation”

Finland Finland — The real estate advisory firm Cobbleyard’s CEO Christoffer Sundberg on the great international interest in the Finnish real estate market and how competitive the prices are compared to other Nordic markets.

Technopolis’ Search for a New CEO: Here Are the Options

Finland Finland — Recently delisted Technopolis’ owner Kildare Partners is looking for a new CEO. Acting CEO Sami Laine tells Nordic Property News about the recruitment process, whether he is interested in the permanent position and notable changes since Kildare’s entrance.

The Companies with the Highest Board Member Fees

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the board member fees in the largest Nordic real estate companies on the stock exchange.

“Copenhagen Has Enjoyed Tremendous Growth over the Last Decade”

Denmark Denmark — By & Havn's new Real Estate Director Henrik Steenstrup on his new role, his take on the Copenhagen market and the most important tasks, going forward.

The Chairmen with the Highest Fees

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the fees of the Chairmen in the largest Nordic real estate companies on the stock exchange.

“A Great Housing Need in the Major Cities”

Norway Norway — Rolf Thorsen, CEO of the residential giant Selvaag Bolig, on the company's Q3 result, why sales are going up and the challenges on the Norwegian housing market.

Bonava on the Oslo Entry: "A Golden Opportunity"

Norway Norway — Louise Tjeder, Head of Investor Relations at Bonava, on why the acquisition of Urbanium was attractive and the prospects on the Norwegian housing market.

Slättö's New Fund Manager: "The Ambition Is to Be an Active Buyer"

Nordic — Fredrik Eliasson, Fund Manager Slättö Core +, tells Nordic Property News about his new job, Slättö's new strategy and what Nordic markets the company wants to invest in.

How He Will Strengthen Citycon's Brand

Nordic — Peter Dimulkas is Citycon's new Vice President, Marketing. He tells Nordic Property News what challenges he sees for the retail property giant in the future and how he will make shopping centers in the Nordic region more successful.

How Arctic Securities Will Grow in Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Following the acquisition from NRP and Wilfast: Anna Hallsten, Arctic Securities' CEO in Sweden, tells Nordic Property News about the expansion plans and where they are looking for future investments.

What Attracted the Former General Counsel of NCC to YIT

Nordic — Håkan Broman, former general counsel and acting CEO of NCC, enters a new role at Finland's largest construction company YIT. He tells Nordic Property News what his role will include and how much YIT will grow in Sweden.

Why Thon Property’s CEO Steps Down – and Leaves the Real Estate Industry

Nordic — Hallgeir Åndal, CEO of Thon Property, on why he is leaving the Olav Thon Group after seven years, what he will do now and what he is most proud of during his CEO years.

Winners and Losers on the Stock Market in September

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

The Vulnerabilities in the Nordic Real Estate Sector: “Could Be Problems in the Future”

Nordic — Additional policies are needed to address vulnerabilities in the real estate sector in Nordic Countries, according to an oversight from The European Systemic Risk Board. Vitaline Yeterian at DBRS, tells Nordic Property News that an economic or financial shock could lead to risks to financial stability and why warnings were sent to one country.

For Sale: Prestigious Landmark Building in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Senate Properties initiates a tender procedure for the Alexander Theater in Helsinki. Jenna Kiukkonen, Sales Manager at Senate Properties, on the process that follows, the refurbishment need and for how long they can receive bids.

Why Bråviken Sells All Logistics Properties Now

Sweden Sweden — Bråviken Logistik sells its entire stock and is delisted from the stock exchange. CEO Johan Åskogh shares the reasons to the big divestment, why the timing is right and why the buyer is non-disclosed.

These Are the Largest Nordic Companies on the Stock Exchange

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the market capitalization among the Nordic construction and real estate companies on the stock exchange.

The New Landmark in Finland – 400 Kilometers from Helsinki

Finland Finland — An old bus station will be transformed into a new Finnish landmark. YIT's Regional Director Mikael Snellman talks about the giant project in Vaasa, why it was important to get an international player to run the hotel in the area and how close YIT is to sell the new Wasa Station to an investor.

“Valby Stand Out as an Investment Theme for Many”

Denmark Denmark — Keystone serve as operating partner for cross border investors in Denmark. COO Mette Eriksen tells Nordic Property News about the new hot area in Copenhagen and why international investors are attracted to the Danish capital at the moment.

How Niam Will Develop the Landmark in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — Niam's CEO Fredrik Jonsson on the largest deal of the year in Denmark and the challenges that come with the acquisition of Copenhagen Towers.

Why Sweden Attracts the German Giant

Sweden Sweden — After the major purchase of Hembla from Blackstone: Vonovia’s CEO Rolf Buch tells Nordic Property News about the future in Sweden. “We have demonstrated that our business model works outside Germany.”

Veidekke: “We Work Hard Every Day to Get New Contracts”

Norway Norway — The construction giant Veidekke’s CEO Jimmy Bengtsson on the need for housing in Oslo and the great interest in the largest residential project ever in Norway.

"Blackstone Has Made a Great Journey"

Sweden Sweden — Peter Wiman, Head of Research at Savills Sweden, on Vonovia's acquisition of Hembla from Blackstone and whether this will attract more international investors to the Swedish residential market, going forward.

"Too Few Homes Are Being Built in Relation to the Need"

Norway Norway — Executive Vice President at Obos, Arne Baumann, on the record project in Oslo and the housing market in the Norwegian capital.