Cibus appoints new CEO: "A natural step"

Nordic — Cibus has found the successor to Sverker Källgården. The new CEO from mid-January will be Christian Fredrixon. Chairman of the board Patrick Gylling tells Nordic Property News why the choice fell on Christian Fredrixon, and Fredrixon himself talks about his new role, and gives his view on the company and the market.

Housing sales on the rise in Finland: First home buyers active again

Finland Finland — The number of housing transactions began to increase clearly in October in some cities in Finland, which makes Sb-Hem's CEO Jukka Rantanen believe that there will be more housing transactions in Finland in November than during the corresponding period last year. "Now the development has finally turned in a positive direction," says Jukka Rantanen to Nordic Property News.

The markets where Nordiqus looks for new acquisitions in the Nordics

Nordic — The deal between SBB and Brookfield has been approved and thus their joint company Educo has taken a new shape and a new name: Nordiqus. The company's CEO Jenny Rehn tells Nordic Property News about the direction going forward, about the work to get a new rating, about the portfolio and about the possibilities for new property acquisitions in Sweden, the Nordics and in new markets.

"Now hotels are the best commercial properties to own"

Nordic — What is fact and what is fiction when it comes to the European hotel market and why are hotels the most attractive property in the commercial segment? This is what Robin Rossmann, CEO of international business at STR, explained when he visited the Pandox Hotel Market Day.

Arehult: "Our focus is to reduce new construction"

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus has an ambitious program in terms of sustainability work and strives to achieve net-zero emissions in the entire value chain by 2035. CEO Caroline Arehult talkes about how she views the challenges that lie ahead of her, the company, the industry and the rest of society.

The MD Nordics for Blackstone's Mileway leaves the company

Nordic — Steps down after four years at the helm.

Nordic top buyers in the first three quarters

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the top buyers among the listed Nordic real estate companies in the first three quarters.

"More positive growth outlook than we expected"

Nordic — At the Pandox Hotel Market Day with a geopolitical outlook, David Goodger, Managing Director Tourism Economics at Oxford Economics, said that there is a reason for cautious optimism in the hotel sector despite difficult-to-fight inflation.

These are the Nordic top sellers in the first three quarters

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the top sellers among the listed Nordic real estate companies in the first three quarters.

The companies with the lowest ICRs in the Nordics

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list over the Nordic listed companies with the lowest Interest Coverage Ratios for Q3 2023.

Corem's plans for the Danish market: Staying – but cannot rule out more divestments

Denmark Denmark — In one of the largest deals in Denmark in 2023, Corem sold two properties in Copenhagen – which together accounted for 59 percent of the company's rental value in the Danish portfolio – to AP Ejendomme for EUR 334. Corem's Head of Transactions, Peeter Kinnunen, tells Nordic Property News about Corem's future plans in Denmark and gives his view on the transaction market in Denmark versus Sweden.

The companies with the highest LTVs in the Nordics

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents how high the loan-to-value ratio the listed companies had in Q3 2023.

Office yields expected to continue rising in Sweden’s largest markets

Sweden Sweden — These are the yield development expectancies in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, according to SEPREF’s Q4 consensus forecast.

Prime office rent forecast for Sweden’s major cities

Sweden Sweden — The prognosis for prime office rents continues to rise in one of Sweden's largest citites, according to SEPREF’s consensus report.

"Rough stretch for real estate companies – but we have a clear plan"

Sweden Sweden — K2A's CEO Johan Knaust tells Nordic Property News about the plans for the company, where he sees opportunities for new construction going forward and about the possibility for acquisitions for K2A.

Relief at Bonava as exit from Russia is completed: "Now we can focus on other things"

Nordic — It took 609 days between the decision to sell Bonava's subsidiary in St. Petersburg – until earlier this week they were able to announce that the deal had closed. And the tours have been many. Group Head of Press and Public Affairs Fredrik Hammarbäck tells Nordic Property News that the company now feels relieved to finally be able to focus on other things.

New cost-saving measures underway for John Mattson

Sweden Sweden — Per Nilsson, CEO of John Mattson, recently presented the company's third quarterly report for 2023. In an interview with Nordic Property News, the CEO is no stranger to further corrections and austerities.

The companies with the highest and occupancy rates

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the current occupancy rates among the listed Nordic real estate companies.

Neobo looking to make divestments going forward

Sweden Sweden — With a continued relatively high vacancy rate and with an organization to some extent still affected by costs after almost a year as an independent company, there are remnants left in the SBB offshoot Neobo, according to CEO Ylva Sarby Westman.

NCC's targets for its new business area

Sweden Sweden — In order to meet the demands placed on large industrial investments, NCC chooses to launch the new business area Green Industry Transformation (GIT). CEO Tomas Carlsson tells Nordic Property News about the launch, which criteria need to be met for a project to be included in the new business area and how much GIT is supposed to make up within NCC going forward.

First Panattoni building completed – but still lacking a tenant

Sweden Sweden — Panattoni has entered the Swedish market in a short time. Now the first building is ready and it now remains to find a tenant. Fredrik Jagersjö Rosell, Managing Director Sweden at Panattoni says that in that search they are influenced by the fact that the companies, unlike Panattoni themselves, are having difficulties making investment decisions.

Q3 figures: They increased their rental incomes the most

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents a list of the how much the listed companies increased their rental incomes in the first nine months 2023.

Nordic real estate shares skyrocket following inflation numbers from the Fed

Nordic — Nordic, and especially Swedish, real estate stocks went through the roof following the inflation report from Federal Reserve. Nordic Property News lists the largest risers.

CEO Leiv Synnes wants a wiser SBB

Sweden Sweden — SBB presents its report against the background of a few turbulent months. During the year, a large sales attempt was carried out to save the company in crisis. Ambition to be wiser and more thoughtful when it comes to liquidity, while also resolving debt.

Folksam appoints new Property Director

Sweden Sweden — Folksamgruppen strengthens the property division with Jonas Bjuggren as new property director. He tells Nordic Property News about what attracted him to Folksam, how he views his new position, how he views Folksam's property operations and portfolio, and gives his view of the challenges in the property market.