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Hemfosa’s Chairman: ”Of Course I Was Surprised”

Sweden Sweden — After SBB’s EUR 2.19 billion bid on the listed community service property company Hemfosa: Bengt Kjell, Chairman of the Board at Hemfosa, shares his view on the bid.

Pangea's New CEO in Sweden: "It Will Be a Transaction-Intensive End of 2019"

Sweden Sweden — Pangea Property Partners has appointed Joakim Arvius as new CEO in Sweden. He tells Nordic Property News about the new role at the company and why he is not worried about the Nordic property market in the coming year.

Why Aberdeen Chooses the Nordics over UK

Nordic — Aberdeen Standard Investments has launched a European long income real estate fund, with focus on the Nordic region. Fund Manager Troels Andersen on which segments they are aiming for and why UK will not be included in the investment mandate.

They Have Increased their Profit the Most in Q3

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the listed Nordic companies’ profit before tax during Q3.

They Have Invested the Most in their Own Portfolios

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest investments from the listed companies in the Nordics so far in 2019 – in their own portfolios.

Why SSM Changes its Residential Focus

Sweden Sweden — The housing developer SSM’s new CEO Mattias Lundgren on going from condominium apartments to rental projects. “The basic insight is that the core in the company is strong.”

“We Will Continue to Scan the Nordic Logistics Market”

Nordic — Thorsten Slytå, Director in the Nordic region at M&G Real Estate, tells Nordic Property News about the transaction year for the company, why logistics is one focus area and in which Nordic markets M&G is searching for future investments.

Vasakronan’s CEO on the Benefits in Malmö

Sweden Sweden — The largest commercial property owner in the Nordic countries opt out of several Swedish cities. Vasakronan's CEO Johanna Skogestig tells Nordic Property News about the strategy of the company and how the first week as CEO has been.

The Nordic Real Estate Companies’ ICR Levels in the Third Quarter

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents figures on the interest cover ratios for the listed Nordic real estate companies during Q3.

Ekistics Aims for More Investments in the Nordics

Denmark Denmark — Axel Waldecker, Managing Director of the UK Investor: “Copenhagen is one of the top cities in Europe.”

The Nordic Listed Companies’ LTV in Q3

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how high the loan-to-value ratio the listed companies have, according to their Q3 results.

The Chief Economist on the Reasons for Raising the Repo Rate

Sweden Sweden — Nordea's chief economist Annika Winsth on why she does not agree with the central bank of Sweden regarding the reasons of the planned increase of the repo rate in December – and why there may be "panic" in Swedish municipalities next year.

Why It Is Important for Property Owners to Be a Part of Coworking

Sweden Sweden — AMF Fastigheter’s CEO Mats Hederos on how he wants to change Stockholm and the collaboration with Wework and other coworking investors.

Wework: "Our Growth Is Driven by Demand"

Nordic — Tom Wadegård, Territory Director Nordics at Wework, on the upcoming IPO and why Wework will succeed in the Nordic region.

The Main Challenges for Investors on the Office Market

Sweden Sweden — Arvid Lindqvist, Head of Research at Catella in Sweden, on the trends on the investment market and whether international interest in office properties in Sweden will increase.

Why the Korean Interest in the Nordic Region Is Increasing

Nordic — Sven Dahlin, Partner at the real estate adviser Nordanö, on negotiating the massive deals, the future trends on the Stockholm office market and why more and more Korean investors are looking at the Nordic region.

Residential Trends in Finland: How the Rental Market Will Be More Attractive

Finland Finland — Kojamo’s CEO Jani Nieminen: “All our regions are expected to grow – with increasing demands for new homes.”

The Nordic Top Buyers So Far in 2019…

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how much the listed Nordic real estate companies have acquired the first nine months of 2019.

…and These Companies Are the Top Sellers

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how much the listed Nordic real estate companies divested in the first nine months of 2019.

How Sweden's Real Estate King Wants to Grow in Oslo

Norway Norway — Balder’s CEO Erik Selin tells Nordic Property News on his interest for the attractive Oslo plot that is for sale and the expansion plans in Norway.

“We Are Seeing Increasing Attention in Denmark”

Denmark Denmark — Another global player has entered the Danish real estate market. Niels Keergaard Christiansen, Partner at NCAP who advised the UK investor, Ekistics, in the acquisition of a multi let office/data centre in Ballerup, tells Nordic Property News about the increasing global interest in Denmark and why Ekistics was interested in this DKK 450 million project in Ballerup.

These Are the Companies with the Lowest Vacancies in Q3

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the third quarter’s vacancy rates among the listed Nordic real estate companies.

The Attraction of Aarhus: Why Investors Aims for Denmark’s Number Two

Denmark Denmark — Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark: “Yields are generally higher in Aarhus than in Copenhagen.”

The Foreign Owners in the Real Estate Companies

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the foreign holdings in the Nordic listed real estate companies.

Global Investor Makes its Second Investment in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Invesco in an off-market deal in central Copenhagen: “We are seeing an increasing demand from institutional investors for high quality and income producing residential projects.”