These Are the Challenges on the Occupier Market

Finland Finland — CBRE adds Finnish real estate profile Joona Nyman to their Occupier team. He tells Nordic Property News about his new role, why he wanted to join CBRE, the challenges on the occupier market and what effects the pandemic has had on office needs.

Blackbrook Makes Second Danish Acquisition

Denmark Denmark — Blackbrook Capital has acquired a 42,000 sqm cross-dock logistics facility near Copenhagen, leased to a market-leading Danish freight company, Danske Fragtmænd.

“The Nordic Retail Markets Are Domestic and Full of Contrasts”

Nordic — Oscar Sandén has been named new Head of Retail, Investor Leasing, at CBRE. He tells Nordic Property News about his new role, why he sees the Nordic retail markets as domestic and full of contrats and whether struggling retailer would have been in trouble even without the pandemic.

Big Changes and More International Capital to Come for the Nordic Hotel Markets

Nordic — One of Norway's most famous hotels has changed owners and for the first time ended up with a foreign owner. Erik Myklebust, Head of Hotels at CBRE who was the sellers advisor, tells Nordic Property News about his view on the future of hotels and about the foreign interest in Nordic hotel investments.

Prestigious Hotel Sold in Norway

Norway Norway — Hotel Ullensvang sold to HIG Capital and Hamilton Hotel Partners.

Costco Opens its First Store in Sweden

Sweden Sweden — In the fall of 2022, the American retail giant Costco will open its first store in Sweden – just over 13,000 sqm in Trophi's Arninge Station.

The Asian Interest in the Nordic Markets

Nordic — CBRE strengthens their Nordic team as Guy Payn takes a position as Senior Director, Strategic Advisory Services, Nordics and with that leavs CBRE Asia Pacific. He tells Nordic Property News about the transfer to the Nordics, what experiences and insights he brings with him, the Asian interest in the Nordic markets and about saying goodbye to his rugby career in Hong Kong.

CBRE Recruits from Savills

Sweden Sweden — CBRE now announces that it has recruited another senior employee. It is Philip Nilsson who will start today in the Occupier business area, as Associate Director.

Leaves Sponda for CBRE

Finland Finland — James Clarke joins CBRE’s Nordic Capital Markets team as Director, Investment Properties. He tells Nordic Property News what attracted him about CBRE, what he hopes to bring with him from his time at Blackstone-owned Sponda and how he views the Finnish transaction market.

Changes in the Top at CBRE: “Better Support for Our Cross-border Clients”

Nordic — CBRE makes changes at the top. Colin Waddell takes over as Managing Director of Nordics while Siri Tulikoura assumes the role of Managing Director of Finland. The duo tells Nordic Property News about the changes and how this will make CBRE more attractive.

CBRE Appoints Colin Waddell as Managing Director of the Nordics

Nordic — CBRE has announced the appointment of Colin Waddell as Managing Director of its Nordic region effective March 1, 2021. Waddell was previously Managing Director of CBRE’s Finland and Norway businesses.

Patrizia Appoints CBRE to Manage Finnish Portfolio

Finland Finland — Patrizia announces that it has appointed CBRE as a property management partner across the entirety of its real estate portfolio in Finland.

Leaves Wework for CBRE: "A Challenging Role"

Nordic — CBRE continues to strengthen their Nordic team as Tom Wadegård is brought in from Wework. The latest CBRE appointment tells Nordic Property News his thoughts on the development of office solutions and what he will bring with him from Wework.

CBRE Appoints Real Estate Profiles to Swedish Team

Sweden Sweden — CBRE makes several top recruitments – one of them from Wework.

Why Finland and Denmark Are the Most International Markets in the Nordics

Nordic — Finland and Denmark have been at the top of the Nordic countries in terms of international and cross-border investments. Sami Kiehelä, Head of Capital Markets Nordics at CBRE, tells Nordic Property News about the reasons for this and what other Nordic country might see a larger number of international investments in 2021.

A Rotation Among the Hottest Swedish Segments

Sweden Sweden — Amanda Welander, Head of Research Sweden & Nordics at CBRE, on the Swedish transaction market in 2020: “The recovery in Sweden has been strong.”

Why Denmark Has Performed on the Transaction Market

Denmark Denmark — Dragana Marina, Head of Research at CBRE Denmark, on why the Danish investment market is booming and is more resilient than most other markets. “We do expect another busy year.”

The Future of the Nordic Office and Residential Sectors

Nordic — In 2020 residential became the largest property sector in the Nordics for the first time – this at a time when the office investment activity weakened. Sami Kiehelä, Head of Capital Markets Nordics at CBRE, tells Nordic Property News about the future of residential and offices in the Nordics.

CBRE's Goals for their New Nordic Real Estate Investment Banking

Nordic — CBRE strengthens its position in the Nordic region and establishes a new department for Real Estate Investment Banking - an initiative that will be led by Jørgen Arnesen. He tells Nordic Property News about the structure and the benefits of the new Nordic department, how to shape the new team and what type of business he thinks we will see more of in the Nordics in the future.

CBRE Appoints Real Estate Investment Banking Lead

Nordic — Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has announced the appointment of Jørgen Arnesen as a Senior Director to lead Real Estate Investment Banking in the Nordics Capital Markets team.

Giant Logistics Hub Acquired by Logicenters at Record Price

Norway Norway — NREP Logicenters continues to strengthen its position in the Oslo region with a record-breaking acquisition of one of the Nordic region’s most sophisticated distribution centers.

CBRE Strenghten Occupier Service Team

Nordic — CBRE is taking the next step for its Occupier Services within the Nordics by naming new managers.

“The Covid-19 Outbreak Have Completely Stopped Activity in Some Sectors”

Nordic — Dragana Marina, Head of Research, CBRE Denmark, tells Nordic Property News why distressed debt is an increasingly attractive area, how Covid-19 has turned the tables around in the investment market, and whether investors still are on the lookout for more investments in Europe.

Lineage Logistics Makes Norwegian Acquisition

Norway Norway — Lineage Logistics acquires property in Drammen.

“The Luxury Retail Segment Has Been Particularly Challenged”

Nordic — As a consequence of the Covid-19 outbreak the retail sector has faced an unprecedented disruption of commerce. Dragana Marina, Head of Research, CBRE Denmark, tells Nordic Property News about the Nordic effects on the struggling retail market, during the pandemic.