Swiss Life Asset Managers Nordic acquires retail properties in Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Finland Finland — With the acquisition of prime retail box assets in Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Swiss Life Asset Managers Nordic further grows its real estate footprint in Finland and diversifies the portfolio for its clients.

Kesko acquires two properties from EQ

Finland Finland — Kesko has acquired two properties from EQ Commercial Properties Fund: the Sinikallio shopping centre in Mankkaa, Espoo, and the property where its K-Citymarket Salo hypermarket operates. Kesko has long been the primary tenant and main user of both properties.

"We expect to see a lot more product coming to the market"

Finland Finland — After joining Advium as Head of Real Estate in early 2023, Henrik Calton tells Nordic Property News about his first months with the company, his view of the Finnish market and how he believes it will develop in the second half of 2023.

Housing Fund Acquires Residential Portfolio from SRV

Finland Finland — SRV sells a housing portfolio consisting of two residential buildings to a housing fund managed by eQ. The agreements include the residential building Asunto Oy Tampereen Kissanpäivät located in Kissanmaa, Tampere, and Asunto Oy Espoon Anna Sahlsténinkatu 15, located in Perkkaa, Espoo.

EQ Strengthens Transaction Team – Recruits from CBRE

Finland Finland — Leaves the advisory side for the investment side.

Schroders Sells Helsinki Property to EQ

Finland Finland — Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund completes sale of Gradus building in Helsinki to EQ.

Nordika Sells to EQ

Finland Finland — Nordika sells a 6,200 square meter community property in Helsinki to the EQ Community Properties Fund.

SRV to Extend Open Innovation House Property in Espoo

Finland Finland — SRV is starting up the construction of an extension to the Open Innovation House property in Otaniemi, Espoo. SRV’s share of the contract signed with special investment fund eQ Hoivakiinteistö is about EUR 25 million.

EQ's Fund Develops Retail Centre in Tampere

Finland Finland — Special investment fund EQ Finnish Real Estate develops a retail centre in the Kaleva district in Tampere.

EQ Launches a Residential Fund – Recruits from Bonava

Finland Finland — EQ Asset Management will start investing in residential real estate during 2020. Unlike EQ’s existing special investment real estate funds, the residential fund will be a closed limited liability structure aimed mainly for professional institutional investors.

EQ Care Buys Care and Office Property from NREP for EUR 47 Million

Finland Finland — Special investment fund EQ Care has bought a 12,000 sqm care and office property in the Western Pasila district in Helsinki. The "Rubik" property was sold by NREP for approx. EUR 47 million.

EQ Finnish Real Estate Fund Acquires Properties in Leppävaara

Finland Finland — EQ Finnish Real Estate Fund acquired Alberga Business Park B and C buildings in Leppävaara from a fund managed by Amundi Real Estate. Completed in 2012 and 2013, the buildings are the second and third phase construction of the five-building business park.

Sirius Divests Two Office Properties in Keilaniemi to EQ

Finland Finland — A fund advised by Sirius Capital Partners, Sirius Fund III SCSp, has today sold two office properties located in Keilaniemi to eQ Finnish Real Estate, a fund managed by eQ Asset Management.

EQ Acquires in Tampere

Finland Finland — EQ has acquired a historic business and office property in the heart of Tampere.

EQ Acquires the Dixi Shopping Centre

Finland Finland — NREP has sold the Dixi shopping center to Special Investment Fund EQ Finnish Real Estate (AIF) for approximately EUR 66M.

SBB Acquires Finnish Portfolio for EUR 142M

Finland Finland — Swedish Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget acquires the second largest healthcare portfolio in Finland ever. The portfolio comprises 48 properties and the transaction prices is EUR 142M. The seller is EQ.

“All Nordic Markets Have Heated in Recent Years”

Finland Finland — NREP’s CIO Jani Nokkanen tells Nordic Property News about the major divestment to EQ, how the JV with the Finnish real estate profiles came up and why the Nordic real estate market is hotter than ever.

Why the Micro Locations in Finland Attracts EQ

Finland Finland — EQ Commercial Properties acquired four properties from NREP – in three different areas in Finland. Samuel Granvik, Investment Director at EQ, on the benefits of the areas and how much they want to acquire in 2019.

EQ Acquires from NREP

Finland Finland — EQ Commercial Properties has acquired four properties from NREP for EUR 74M.

Patrizia Sells Helsinki Office to EQ

Finland Finland — Patrizia has completed the sale of the Itämerenkatu 5 office building in Helsinki for EUR 41 million. The property was sold to a Finnish investment fund, Special Investment Fund EQ Finnish Real Estate.

EQ Buys Property in Tampere

Finland Finland — OP Toimitilakiinteistöt has sold a property in Tampere to EQ Hoivakiinteistöt.

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.

EQ Acquires Properties for €74 million

Finland Finland — Special Investment Fund eQ Finnish Real Estate has acquired five properties from Citycon Oyj for a total value of approximately € 74 M.

Largest Ever Healthcare Transaction in Finland

Finland Finland — Northern Horizon has sold its Healthcare I fund’s entire care home portfolio to a fund managed by eQ. The 27-asset portfolio was sold for €155 million.

EQ Real Estate Funds Acquired Properties For €57 M

Finland Finland — EQ Real Estate Funds has made three acquisitions in Finland.