ARTICLES TAGGED WITH "Colliers"

January 2024: The Nordic top transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in January, 2024.

M7 Real Estate signs new lease in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — M7 Real Estate signs 11-year lease with Heka Dental A/S, fully letting c. 8,500 sq m urban logistics unit near Copenhagen.

How the real estate market will be shaped in 2024 – segment by segment

Nordic — Colliers has compiled a forecast of the hottest and coolest segments on the Nordic real estate market in 2024. Colliers Sweden CEO Joakim Arvius tells us more about the winners and losers and what drives development within the various segments.

"You have to catch the falling knife at some point"

Nordic — Navigating through 2024 may not prove to be easy as, according to Colliers, there is a labyrinth of different opportunities and paths to choose from, but the bottom line is that the outlook is still gradually positive with the sights set on a normalized market in 2025. Colliers' Nordic CEO Bård Bjølgerud talks more about the conditions for 2024, the challenges, the growth opportunities and the potential pitfalls.

More transactions and greater migration flows – this is what the office market will look like in 2024

Sweden Sweden — In the office rental market, a clear slowdown is observed with extended rental periods and increased discounts. This development can be partly attributed to increasing uncertainty among potential tenants, as well as a gradually rising vacancy rate. Newsec and Colliers summarize 2023 and predict what lies ahead in 2024.

December 2023: The Nordic top transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in December, 2023.

Lowest volume in ten years – but the turnaround is close: "They have a record amount of capital"

Nordic — The transaction year of 2023 is almost over and it will go down in history as one of the weakest since the turn of the millennium. The total volume for the Nordic region of just under EUR 20 billion is the lowest in a decade and the decline compared to 2022 is the largest since 08/09 during the financial crisis. However, Colliers' head of research Mikael Söderlundh tells Nordic Property News that the turnaround is close and that 2023 was probably the bottom year in this business cycle. Read about his predictions for 2024, the capital that needs to be spent and why the mood in the market has turned in recent months.

CDC Investissement Immobilier ventures into Nordics with two residential acquisitions in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — CDC Investissement Immobilier, real estate asset management subsidiary of the French public institution Caisse des Dépôts, has successfully entered the Nordics by acquiring from Bellakvarter A/S two residential complexes totaling 13,400 sqm and 182 units located in urban Copenhagen. Fokus Nordic assisted CDC Investissement Immobilier with this off-market acquisition and will manage the assets.

How new CEO Daniel Gorosch wants to rebuild Catella

Sweden Sweden — At the beginning of the 2023, Daniel Gorosch announced that he was leaving the assignment as CCO at Colliers, a role he took after the acquisition of Pangea. Now he has taken the step into one of Catella's CEO chairs and sees great opportunities to rebuild the company's market share in the current market situation.

Colliers' expert: Why real estate stocks are climbing right now

Nordic — After a longer sour period, real estate shares are currently doing very well on the stock market and the sector has had an upswing of over 20 percent. Nordic Property News takes the help of Colliers head of research Mikael Söderlundh to get a handle on what is driving the positive trend right now, what the upswing means for the outlook on the real estate sector and how the companies will act in 2024 following the Riksbank's and the Financial Supervisory Authority's calls for, among other things, more sales.

November 2023: The Nordic top transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in November, 2023.

Host Property and Gelba Fastigheter form partnership – portfolio of eight hotels

Sweden Sweden — Host Property has sold 51 percent of its shares to Gelba Fastigheter, keeping 49 percent ownership. Additionally, the company's bond loans have been refinanced.

October 2023: The Nordic top transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in October, 2023.

AKF divests a portfolio of ten industrial properties in Copenhagen to Blackstone

Denmark Denmark — AKF has signed an agreement to sell a prominent portfolio of ten Greater Copenhagen industrial properties totalling more than 83,300 square meters to entities owned by Blackstone-managed funds.

Here are the Nordic top transactions in Q3 2023

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in the third quarter of 2023.

September 2023: The Nordic top transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in September, 2023.

Colliers' Nordic CEO: This is when the real estate market will turn

Nordic — The transaction market in the Nordics is the weakest in a decade, and Colliers does not expect any particularly large improvement during the final quarter, although they expect it to be the strongest of the year and that approximately a further EUR 10 billion will be turned over until the end of the year. For the real estate market as a whole, it will take some time before the recovery is here, first the stock market and then the bond market have to correct themselves, Colliers' Nordic CEO Bård Bjølgerud said during the company's latest Nordic Outlook presentation.

Colliers Nordics appoints five new partners

Nordic — Colliers announces the promotion of Frida Tosterud Grov, Julia Bergqvist, Christina Kämpe, Marie Meyer, and Lovisa Andersson into the Colliers partnership, effective as of September 28th 2023.

Nordika becomes major shareholder in Norwegian KMC Properties

Norway Norway — KMC Properties has agreed with Nordika for an equity injection, enabling further growth and financing of the acquisition of seven new properties. Nordika will invest NOK 275 million (EUR 24.4 million) at a price of NOK 5.5 (EUR 0.49) per share, representing 12.7 percent of the shares outstanding in KMC. Nordika will, after the issuance, be the third largest owner of KMC.

"I think there will be bigger write-downs of the values"

Nordic — In the short term, Colliers' Head of Research Mikael Söderlundh still sees major challenges for the real estate sector in Sweden, and also in the Nordic region as a whole. He believes that there is a large backlog in property value write-downs and that there is much more to come, while there are long-term signals that are strong.

The advisors' new transaction reality: "A higher proportion of deals than normal fail"

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News continues the survey where some of the industry's largest transaction advisors give their view of how they have experienced the historically weak transaction market so far this year. They talk about the new challenges, opportunities and trends in the market. Now the turn has come to Colliers and Croisette.

"Almost no new areas in the pipeline"

Sweden Sweden — There is a shortage of warehouse and logistics building land in Gothenburg and the detailed plans are lagging behind. The solution may be to demolish older buildings of the same type with already existing detailed plans. Christina Kämpe, Regional Manager at Colliers in Gothenburg, predicts a golden future for the Brownfield conversion.

DAFA Group sells its head office in Aarhus

Denmark Denmark — In a sale-leaseback transaction, the Danish industrial company DAFA Group has sold its head office in Brabrand near Aarhus, which consists of approx. 16,000 sqm production, office and warehouse.

August 2023: The Nordic top transactions

Nordic — Nordic Property News presents the largest transactions on the Nordic property market in August, 2023.

K-Fastigheter is considering divestments in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — K-Fastigheter is exploring the possibility of divesting a property portfolio in Denmark comprising four properties with a total of 311 apartments.