The Carbon Neutral Targets for Avara

Finland Finland — Avara’s CIO Harri Retkin on the residential project in the attractive Helsinki area, residential targets for 2022, and the importance of energy-efficient rental apartments.

Avara’s Resilience Throughout the Pandemic

Finland Finland — Tuomas Rantsi, Chief Operating Officer at Avara, on how the Finnish investor summarizes the pandemic, how crucial ESG factors are going forward, and what segments that have been the winners the last 18 months.

Where Finland Is Lacking Behind the Rest of the Nordics

Finland Finland — Tuomas Rantsi, Chief Operating and Development Officer, Real Estate, on the Finnish residential trends, where they look for new investments, and how the Finnish market is performing in a Nordic context.

Avara Keen on Growing Its Portfolio Significantly

Finland Finland — After the Major Residential investment: Harri Retkin, CIO of Avara, on the Finnish residential market, why the segment stays resilient, and the Covid-19 impact over the deal flow in Finland.

S-Bank’s Funds Sells Almost 400 Apartments to Avara

Finland Finland — S-Bank’s funds have sold a residential portfolio of almost 400 apartments to Avara Residential Fund II. The portfolio consists of 17 assets, of which 8 are wholly- and 9 minority-owned. The leasable area of the portfolio is approximately 20,000 sq m.

Avara's Fund Develops 180 Rental Apartments in Espoo

Finland Finland — Avara Residential Fund II develops four residential buildings in the Suvela district in Espoo. The buildings will comprise 180 rental apartments and the investment value of the project amounts to some EUR 40 million.

The Groundbreaking Project in Finland’s Number Two

Finland Finland — Finland’s first geothermal local heating network is being planned for the development area in Espoo. “This project is unique.”

“The Construction Time Financing Has Become More Difficult to Find”

Finland Finland — Finnish property investor Avara’s CIO Tuomas Rantsi tells Nordic Property News about the JV with Starwood, residential challenges in Finland and the strategy for 2020.

Avara Purchases Property Management Company

Finland Finland — Residential investor Avara has acquired housing management company Aari Isännöinti from Avain Yhtiöt Oy.

After the JV with Starwood: Avara’s New Strategy

Finland Finland — Avara's CIO Harri Retkin and CEO Mika Savolainen tells Nordic Property News how they will grow their business, going forward, and the foreign interest for Finnish properties.

Starwood Enters Finland – Acquires Residential Portfolio with Avara

Finland Finland — Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, yesterday announced the acquisition through a controlled affiliate of a Finnish rental residential portfolio of approximately 2,200 units in partnership with Avara from a consortium of domestic vendors.

Avara and Lehto Signs Deal for Housing

Finland Finland — Avara and Lehto Asunnot Oy have signed a framework agreement concerning a housing portfolio which includes construction of 340 apartments in five cities around Finland. Avara acquires portfolio for Avara Asuinkiinteistörahasto I Ky -PE fund.