The Companies with the Lowest Vacancies in the Second Quarter

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

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.

Balder Acquires Gothenburg Portfolio

Sweden Sweden — Balder has taken possession of a property portfolio in Gothenburg consisting of hotels, offices, logistics and residentials for approximately MSEK 800 (EUR 75M).

Balder Issues its First Green Bond

Sweden Sweden — Balder has issued its first green bond under the company’s MTN programme and green bond framework. The total issue consists of unsecured bonds of SEK 1 000m with a maturity of 5 years to a variable interest rate of Stibor + 1,58 percent.

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 Highest Paid Board Members

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

They Have Increased Their Profit the Most in the First Quarter

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the listed Nordic companies’ profit before tax during Q1. How has the development been?

They Invested Most in Their Own Portfolio in the First Quarter

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest investments from the listed companies in the Nordics during Q1 – in their own portfolios.

Balder Ends the Cooperation with Moody's

Sweden Sweden — Fastighets AB Balder has decided to close the cooperation with Moody's and only have the rating from S&P, which recently confirmed its rating of BBB stable.

The Investment Focus of the Real Estate Profiles

Nordic — Erik Selin, CEO at Balder, and Hans Wallenstam, CEO at Wallenstam, on new investment opportunities in the UK and Germany, which housing reforms are needed and whether residential developers risk going bankrupt.

The Largest Hotel Investments in the Nordics

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists the largest deals in the Nordic hotel market during Q1 2019. One country stands out.

Here Are the Most Equal Boards

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the gender distribution in the boards of the major listed real estate companies in the Nordics.

These Companies Invested Most in Their Own Portfolio

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest investments from the listed companies in the Nordics last year – in their own portfolio. One giant stands out.

"More Complex to Do Business Outside the Nordic Region"

Nordic — The largest listed property company in the Nordic region, Balder, released its annual report on Wednesday. The company's CFO Marcus Hansson tells Nordic Property News about his view of the Nordic market, why it is difficult to do business in Sweden and where in Europe the company wants to grow.

The Largest Listed Companies in the Nordic Region

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest listed companies in the Nordic Region – based on Market cap.

Jensen on the two CEO positions – and Targets in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Balder Denmark has a new CEO. Flemming Joseph Jensen tells Nordic Property News about his long partnership with Erik Selin, what his main tasks in Denmark are and whether he needs to double up his work or not.

Balder Denmark Appoints Flemming Joseph Jensen as CEO

Denmark Denmark — Starting from 1 April 2019, Flemming Joseph Jensen will take over as CEO of Balder Denmark. Flemming Joseph Jensen will retain his current position as CEO of Sjaelsö Management and will divide his working time between the two businesses.

Balder Makes First London Acquisition

Sweden Sweden — Balder has acquired 8 Fenchurch Place in the city of London. The property has a lettable area of ​​just over 9,000 sqm and is rented mainly to insurance companies and consulting companies with a remaining average term of 9 years. The investment amounts to GBP 75 million and has rents of GBP 4.4 million.

“London is the Capital of Europe”

Sweden Sweden — Erik Selin tells more about what caused Balder to hit in England – and why he doesn’t fear Brexit.

Peab Sells to JV with Balder

Sweden Sweden — Peab has sold the property Ångkraftverket 2 in Västerås in which Steam hotel and Kokpunkten Actionbad are tenants. The divestment has been made to Centur, which is owned equally by Peab and Balder.

Atrium Ljungberg Sells Västberga Handel

Sweden Sweden — Atrium Ljungberg has concluded an agreement on the sale of the Arbetsstolen 3 property in Stockholm, better known as Västberga Handel. The purchase price is based on an underlying property value of MSEK 437 (EUR 43M). Balder-owned Serena Properties is the buyer.

Off to the Races – Balder Acquires Building Rights by Horse Race Track

Sweden Sweden — In an agreement with Stockholms Travsällskap as selling parts Balder has acquired future building rights of some about 83 000 sqm, corresponding to six blocks of housing and commercial premises for both commerce and local service.

Redito on Collaborations and Future Acquisitions

Sweden Sweden — After last week’s EUR 175M transaction Redito’s Chairman of the Board and founder Jan Björk tells Nordic Property News what’s next for the company – and what Balder such an attractive partner.

Balder Acquires Portfolio from Castellum

Sweden Sweden — Balder has together with institutional capital entered into an agreement with Castellum to acquire a real estate portfolio including office, warehouse and logistic properties in Stockholm and Gothenburg.

"This Will Trigger the Next Financial Crisis"

Nordic — September 15 2008 the figurative bomb exploded on Wall Street when Lehman Brothers folded and set off the financial crisis. Now that a decade has pasted Nordic Property News rehashes the events of the crisis, the effect it had on the Swedish real estate market and see into the future as to what will set off the next crisis with Erik Selin, CEO of Balder, Hans Wallenstam, CEO of Wallenstam, and Sven-Olof Johansson, CEO of Fastpartner.