Anitra Steen Steps Down as Chair of Akademiska Hus

Sweden Sweden — Anitra Steen chooses to leave the post as chair of the company's board at Akademiska Hus after seven years.

Previous CEO of Akademiska Hus Suggested Chair of Rikshem

Sweden Sweden — The Nomination Committee of Rikshem intends to propose that Kerstin Lindberg Göransson be elected as a new Board member and Chair of the Board of Directors of Rikshem at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 21 March 2023.

Akademiska Hus Recruits from Fabege

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus recruits Ali Ranji as new project director. Ali Ranji, who will be part of the company's management team, comes most recently from Fabege in the role of head of production district.

Bjuggren on His Future Plans: "CEO role definitely attracts now"

Sweden Sweden — Jonas Bjuggren recently left his job as managing director at Akademiska Hus, a position he took up in February 2017. Here are his future plans.

Skandia Fastigheter Acquires Gothenburg Property

Sweden Sweden — Skandia Fastigheter buys 10,000 sqm property in Gothenburg from Akademiska Hus.

Akademiska Hus Builds Student Housing in Uppsala

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus is investing approximately SEK 360 million to build 170 apartments with room for 350 undergraduate and graduate students in the Rosendal neighborhood.

The Challenges for Akademiska Hus

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus continues to strengthen its team and recruits Anna Alsborger to the position of property director. Akademiska Hus' CEO Caroline Arehult tells Nordic Property News about team building and the challenges they face in 2022.

Hemsö Acquires in Uppsala

Sweden Sweden — Hemsö acquires a university campus in central Uppsala from Akademiska Hus for MSEK 714.

Caroline Arehult Appointed CEO of Akademiska Hus

Sweden Sweden — The Board of Directors of Akademiska Hus has appointed Caroline Arehult to serve as new Chief Executive Officer. She will succeed Kerstin Lindberg Göransson, who is leaving her position in the autumn.

Intea Acquires University Buildings in Malmö and Kristianstad

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus has signed an agreement with Intea Fastigheter on the sale of property holdings in Kristianstad and the Niagara building in Malmö. The sale took place based on an underlying property value of about SEK 1.6 billion.

Nordic Victory at Mipim Awards

Nordic — Akademiska Hus' Biomedicum, designed by Danish architect CF Møller, became the only Nordic winner at Mipim Awards 2020.

Skanska Builds Forum Medicum in Lund

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has signed a contract with Akademiska Hus to build new Forum Medicum in Lund. The project covers 15,000 square meters of science and education facilities for the faculty of Medicine at Lund University.

Akademiska Hus Invests SEK 1.8 Billion in Gothenburg

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus is investing around SEK 1.8 billion in a brand new building that allows the University of Gothenburg to gather large parts of its activities within the Faculty of Science in one place.

Balder Acquires Properties in Stockholm, Helsinki and London

Nordic — Balder in three transactions, has agreed to acquire four properties with a total lettable area of about 28,000 sqm for approximately MSEK 1,600. The properties in Stockholm and London mainly consist of offices and educational premises and the property in Helsinki is a hotel.

NCC Expands the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala

Sweden Sweden — NCC has been commissioned by Akademiska Hus to carry out an expansion of the Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University. The order value is approximately EUR 93M.

Akademiska Hus Makes Large Investment in Albano Campus

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus is investing SEK 3 billion (€323M) in the continued development of the Albano campus. The area will become a scientific hub connecting the university capital of Stockholm, forming a sustainable campus with education environments for more than 15,000 students and researchers. Approximately 1,000 student housing units and premises for commercial services will also be built here.

This Is Swedish Students’ Favorite Companies

Sweden Sweden — Universum’s annual survey Företagsbarometern has now been made. Swedish university students have been asked about their future dream employers. The results show that Akademiska Hus is the Master of Science Engineering students’ favorite within real estate management while Svenska Bostäder is more popular within the Bachelor of Engineering students.

Construction Begins at Albano Campus in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — The kick-off for the Albano campus has now taken place. Once completed, Albano will be a scientific hub connecting Stockholm University and KTH with each other and with the city. A unique socio-ecological campus will be created here for 15,000 students and researchers with university facilities, approximately 1,000 student housing units and room for commercial services.

Akademiska Hus Gives Huge Dividends to Swedish State

Sweden Sweden — Akademiska Hus’ board of directors propose giving SEK 6,5 billion (€690 M) in dividends to the owner, the Swedish State.

Land and Environment Court Says Yes to Local Plan for Albano area

Sweden Sweden — The Land and Environment Court of Appeal (Mark- och miljööverdomstolen) approved in a judgment the new local plan for the planned Albano university campus in Stockholm. The verdict cannot be overruled and Akademiska Hus plans the construction start to 2016. A 13 year long planning process for the area, which is calculated to encompass 100,000 sqm university facilities and 1,000 student and researcher residences (50,000 sqm), is hereby completed.