Colliers Appoints Head of Valuation

Sweden Sweden — Colliers International launches the new business area Valuation, which will be headed by Caj Virta.

Genesta Sells Prime Office Property in Copenhagen for EUR 190 Million

Denmark Denmark — Genesta sells the prime office property Kalvebod Brygge 32 in central Copenhagen for DKK 1 420 million (EUR 190 million) on behalf of Genesta Nordic Real Estate Fund II (GNRE Fund II) to the Swedish listed real estate company Klövern.

Ari Vanhanen Named CEO of Colliers Finland

Finland Finland — Colliers International has appointed Ari Vanhanen as its new CEO in Finland with immediate effect. In his new role, Vanhanen will have overall leadership responsibility for Colliers’ strategic direction and continued business growth in Finland.

Local Investor Acquires Office Property in Aarhus

Denmark Denmark — Colliers International has brokered the sale of the property in Risskov to a local investor.

Colliers Strengthens Position in Aarhus

Denmark Denmark — Colliers takes over Butikskompagniets team in Aarhus.

Asian Investors Target Denmark: “A New Trend”

Denmark Denmark — Denmark is still very much in the eye of foreign investors. In the first half of 2019, they accounted for well over 40 percent of the total volume of transactions over MDKK 100. Among is a new group of international investors. Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark, tells Nordic Property News of the foreign interest and the new trend with investors from Asia.

Major Decline in Danish Transaction Volumes

Denmark Denmark — The Danish transaction volumes in H1 2019 dropped to approximately DKK 19 billion, compared to DKK 30 billion in the same period 2018. Peter Winther, CEO of Colliers International Denmark, tells Nordic Property News of the reasons for the decline and where he predicts the transaction volume for 2019 to end up.

Strong Foreign Interest for Danish Logistics Properties

Denmark Denmark — The international investors are in the market for Danish logistics. Anders Holm, Director at Colliers, tells Nordic Property News what makes Danish logistics attractive, where the international investors are coming from and how the foreign interest will develop going forward.

International Investor Buys Four Logistics Properties in Horsens

Denmark Denmark — A logistics fund, represented by M7 Real Estate, acquires four logistics properties in Horsens from Milton Group.

Colliers Adds Retail as a Service Line

Sweden Sweden — Colliers International in Sweden complements its service offering with Retail. Within Retail, Colliers offers strategy, project management, commercial management, rental and tenant presentation, with a focus on developing and establishing shopping centers, malls, shopping streets and external shopping areas.

AXA IM Acquires Residential Portfolio in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces that it has completed the acquisition, on behalf of clients, of a 396- unit residential portfolio in Copenhagen, Denmark for circa EUR 174 million from Bellakvarter.

Colliers Partner Lands Top Position with Heimstaden

Denmark Denmark — Christian Fladeland, the youngest partner of the 13 Colliers partners in Denmark, is leaving Colliers to become Chief Investment Officer with Heimstaden. He joined the company, then Sadolin & Albæk, 12 years ago.

Heimstaden Enters New Market

Nordic — Heimstaden has completed its first transaction in the Netherlands. The property is located in Utrecht and consists of smaller apartments in close proximity to the university.

International Demand for Swedish Logistics Areas

Sweden Sweden — A construction-boom for logistics is currently underway in Sweden. The interest is great – especially from foreign investors. Colliers’ Christoffer Bladh Nord tells Nordic Property News what the foreign investors look for and where.

Alma Completes Third Acquisition in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Alma Property Partners acquires 15 apartments and eight commercial units in Valby, Denmark. The transaction is the third residential transaction in Denmark for Alma’s opportunistic fund.

Danish Gambling Authority Leaves Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — The Danish Gambling Authority moves from Copenhagen to Odense. The move is carried through as a part of the Danish state’s workplace relocation.

Round Hill Capital Acquires Nordic Portfolio for €179.5M

Nordic — Round Hill Capital acquires a Nordic logistics and industrial portfolio consisting of 18 properties for approximately USD 200M (EUR 179.5M).

Strong Result for Colliers in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Colliers International Denmark is experiencing a big increased demand, mainly in regard to real estate investments. The company’s gross margin increased from approximately € 8,8 M in 2014 to almost € 12,10 M in 2015.

Norwegian Brokers Believe in Good 2016

Norway Norway — 2015 broke all records on the Norwegian transaction market and properties for NOK 120 billion (€13M) were sold. The brokers believe that 2016 will be good as well, but they expect lower levels.

Areim Fund II acquires Solna Port

Sweden Sweden — Areim Fund II acquires the property Brahelund 2 in Frösunda, Stockholm from German Commerz Real. The total lettable area is ca 41 000 sqm, of which ca 18 000 sqm office premises are vacant today.