How the Fed Cuts Affect the Real Estate Market

Sweden Sweden — Last week, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) lowered the interest rate by 0.25 percentage points. Nordic Property News has spoken to CBRE Sweden's Head of Research Amanda Welander, who talks about how the decrease affects the real estate market.

Nyfosa Acquires Large Portfolio

Sweden Sweden — Nyfosa has signed an agreement with Klövern to acquire a property portfolio at a total value of SEK 1.570 billion in southern Sweden. The acquisition consists of a portfolio of 21 commercial properties.

EQ Acquires Educational Property Portfolio

Finland Finland — Aalto University Foundation sr has sold an educational and research property portfolio to EQ Special Investment Fund. The property portfolio entails three school properties and one office and research property with a gross lettable area of approx. 23,200 square meters.

“The Cross-Border Interest Has Grown Rapidly”

Finland Finland — CBRE’s Linda Anttila tells Nordic Property News about her new role, why the Finnish residential market is seen as extremely attractive and why she sees more international players in Finland ahead.

Linda Anttila to Lead CBRE's Residential Investment Activities in Finland

Finland Finland — CBRE is strengthening its position in the European Residential investment markets with the addition of Linda Anttila to the European Residential Capital Markets team. The team, led by Thomas Westerhof, has more than 50 full-time residential investment professionals across Europe. Linda will continue being part of CBRE’s team in Finland but will also take on dedicated responsibility for the company’s Residential Capital Markets activities in the Finnish market, adding to CBRE’s Residential capabilities in the Nordics.

Wihlborgs Completes Major Acquisition in Helsingborg

Sweden Sweden — Wihlborgs has completed another major acquisition through the purchase of the property known as Tretornfabriken in central Helsingborg encompassing a total lettable area of 51,000 sqm.

Industriens Pension Buys Iconic Aarhus Building

Denmark Denmark — Industriens Pension has bought the characteristic Regina building in central Aarhus.

Akelius Sells for EUR 695M in Germany

Sweden Sweden — Akelius sells 2,839 apartments in Germany to Deutsche Wohnen.

Wallenstam Makes Gothenburg Acquisition

Sweden Sweden — Wallenstam acquires a property in Gothenburg CBD from SEB Trygg Liv for MSEK 375 (EUR 36M).

Round Hill Refinances its Nordic Logistics and Industrial Real Estate Portfolio

Nordic — Round Hill Capital together with Stepstone Group Real Estate announces that they have completed the multi-currency refinancing of the acquisition debt secured against their Nordic logistics and industrial real estate portfolio, which comprises 327,649 sqm across 13 assets in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

”The Market has Reached its Full Capacity”

Denmark Denmark — CBRE’s Head of Research in Denmark, Dragana Marina, on why the market has been in recession and where in the world the capital flow is coming from.

Nordic Cities in Growth Peak

Nordic — CBRE's Head of Research Amanda Welander on the foreign interest in Gothenburg, what to look out for in 2019 and which cities in the Nordic countries are some of the top fastest growing in Europe.

Winners and Losers as the Stockholm Subway Expands

Sweden Sweden — CBRE has analyzed in which areas in the Swedish capital the property market will flourish in connection to the planned expansion of the subway. Head of Research Amanda Welander comments the outcome.

After the Major Helsinki Transaction – Here Is What M&G Looks at Next in the Nordics

Finland Finland — M&G Real Estate makes a large acquisition from Ilmarinen with the purchase of an Helsinki CBD office property for EUR 116M. Thorsten Slytå, Director of Nordic Region at M&G Real Estate, tells Nordic Property News of the transaction, the strenghts of the Finnish market and what is next for M&G Real Estate in the Nordics.

Union Investment Completes First Danish Transaction

Denmark Denmark — German-based Union Investment Real Estate has made its first Danish real estate investment on Frederiksborggade 5 on Strøget in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Tristan Fund Acquires Landmark Office in Oslo for EUR 122M

Norway Norway — CP 5 LL, the long-life core-plus fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, has acquired off-market a landmark Grade A office building in Helsfyr, Oslo’s emerging eastern business district, for approximately EUR 122 million from a fund managed by Starwood Capital Group.

CBRE GWS Appoints New Development Manager

Norway Norway — CBRE Global Workspace Solutions appoints Jan Petter Skogstad as new development manager.

CBRE Hotter than Apple and Tesla

Nordic — CBRE Sweden’s HR Manager tells Nordic Property News how the company topped giants like Tesla and Apple in Forbes' ranking.

Sehested Group Becomes Part of CBRE

Denmark Denmark — As of 1 November 2018, Sehested Group becomes part of CBRE.

“It Is Driving Prices Up to Unprecedented Levels”

Finland Finland — CBRE Finland’s new MD Colin Waddell, tells Nordic Property News his views on the Finnish market and the large foreign interest in Finland.

Colin Waddell on his New Position as MD of CBRE Finland

Finland Finland — CBRE look abroad to find their new management in Finland and appointed Colin Waddell Managing Director. The new MD tells Nordic Property News what he will bring to the CBRE Finland and what advantages he sees in coming from the outside.

DWS Acquires 42,000 sqm in Aviapolis

Finland Finland — Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company, together with Local Tapiola General Mutual Insurance Company have sold a prime logistics property by the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to DWS.

CBRE Appoints New MD in Finland

Finland Finland — Colin Waddell has been appointed Managing Director of CBRE Finland Oy with effect from 1st September 2018. He will take over from Joni Koski, who is stepping down from this role after five years.

Bonnier Fastigheter Enters Uppsala

Sweden Sweden — Bonnier Fastigheter purchases Stationsgallerian in Uppsala, consisting of the Fålhagen 70:1 and Fålhagen 70:3 properties, from SPP Fastigheter.

EQ Acquires Shopping Centre in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Special Investment Fund eQ Finnish Real Estate has acquired the shopping centre Malmin Nova in Helsinki from a fund managed by Savills Investment Management.