Bonava Makes Residential Divestment to Taaleri

Finland Finland — Bonava is selling 313 sustainable rental apartments in the Helsinki region, Finland, to the investor Taaleri. The transaction includes three rental housing projects and amounts to EUR 85 million.

Swiss Life Acquires Office Property from S-Bank

Finland Finland — Fennia Mutual Insurance Company, managed by S-Bank Properties, divested an office property in Pasila, Helsinki to funds managed by Swiss Life Asset Managers Nordic.

Reasons Behind the Record-Breaking Investment Volume in Finland

Finland Finland — Catella's Market Indicator Autumn 2022 has been published: A record-high volume was achieved during the first half of 2022. Antti Louko, Managing Director at Catella, on the outcome and the future development on the Finnish transaction market.

Scandic Opens Hotel in Central Helsinki

Finland Finland — Scandic Helsinki Hub has opened its doors in the Finnish capital. Located in downtown Helsinki, the hotel is housed in a 1920s printing house that has been transformed into a large 352-room hotel.

Toivo Group Buys Residential Property in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Toivo Group Plc has bought a property in Helsinki and will start pre-marketing the project.

“Tenants Demand More Than Before the Pandemic”

Finland Finland — Sampsa Apajalahti, Investment Director at Capman Real Estate, on the recent acquisitions in Helsinki, and the major challenges on the Finnish office market.

Investment Requirements for NREP’s Office Growth in Central Helsinki

Finland Finland — Joonas Lemström, Director at NREP: “Only a good location is not enough to meet our investment criteria.”

After the EUR 137 Million Deal: “There Is Still a Lot of Capital to Be Deployed”

Finland Finland — Hanna Rauhala, Partner and Head of Finland, Brunswick Real Estate, on the recent acquisitions together with Swedish listed giant Nyfosa across Finland, the challenges on the Finnish investment market, and the foreign interest for the market.

Reasons Behind Varma’s Divestment Pace in Q1

Finland Finland — Sampsa Ratia, Director for Real Estate Investment at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company: “We are continuously shaping our real estate portfolio and this naturally includes both divestments and investment.”

Finland’s First Quarter 2022: “Healthy Transaction Volume”

Finland Finland — Janne Eriksson, Chairman of the Board of Cushman & Wakefield Finland, on the transaction activity in Finland during Q1, the most attractive segments and locations, and the main challenges for property investors, going forward.

Modest Levels of Logistics Investments in Q1 – These Are the Reasons Why

Finland Finland — Jussi Niemistö, Head of Research at CBRE Finland, on the report Logistics Market Snapshot Q1; the high demand from both investors and occupiers, the limitation of transaction volumes during the first quarter, and the megatrends on the market.

Reasons Behind the Appetite for Finnish Residential

Finland Finland — Janne Vaula, Chairman of the Board at Premico Group, on the recent portfolio divestment to Orange Capital Partners and GIC, the foreign interest in the Finnish residential market, and future investments.

The Investment Opportunities on the Helsinki Residential Market

Finland Finland — Petri Valkama, Partner and Director at NREP, on the two recent residential investments, his view on the Finnish market in general, and this year’s investment targets.

After the Sale of the Prestigious Building: Trevian to Acquire More Office Assets

Finland Finland — Risto Vuorenrinne, Trevian's Investment Director: “We’re looking for similar projects where we can add value with our active asset management.”

Areim Acquires Office Asset in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Areim has acquired the office building Kaikukatu 3 A located in Helsinki’s vibrant inner-city area, Sörnäinen-Kallio. The approximately 6,000 sqm building was acquired from Valio Pension Fund and will now undergo a comprehensive refurbishment.

Kempower Moving into Annehem's Ultimes Business Garden

Finland Finland — Kempower Oyj has signed a lease agreement for office premises in Annehem's property Ultimes Business Garden I in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki.

Continued Great Demand on the Helsinki Office Market

Finland Finland — Janne Eriksson, Chairman of the Board of Cushman & Wakefield Finland: “The vacancy rate is still below levels seen in...“

The Finnish Office Challenges for Assai

Finland Finland — Otso Halsti, Co-Founder and CEO of Assai, tells Nordic Property News about the recent investments in Espoo and Helsinki, and the 2022 investment targets across Finland.

The Carbon Neutral Targets for Avara

Finland Finland — Avara’s CIO Harri Retkin on the residential project in the attractive Helsinki area, residential targets for 2022, and the importance of energy-efficient rental apartments.

These Are Premico's Future Residential Opportunities

Finland Finland — Janne Vaula, CEO of Premico group, on the residential demand in Finland, the hot development area in Helsinki, and the strong momentum on the Finnish residential market.

Sagax Makes Finnish Investment

Finland Finland — Sagax has through seven separate transactions acquired 9 properties for the equivalent of SEK 452 million.

Why Varma Believes in the Office Market Post the Pandemic

Finland Finland — Pension insurance company Varma is planning one of its largest office building projects ever. Property Development Director Sari Raunio tells Nordic Property News about the lease negotiations, investment targets going forward, and the attraction to the office area Pasila.

Allianz Signs Lease Agreement with Carnegie

Finland Finland — Carnegie rents office premises from Allianz Real Estate on Eteläesplanadi in Helsinki.

ICG Acquires HQ in Helsinki from Niam

Finland Finland — Niam has divested Thermo Fisher’s Finnish headquarter office and R&D facility to ICG. The building was constructed in 2002 and has over 23,000 sqm lettable area. It is located next to the Vantaankoski railway station with direct access to Helsinki city center and to Helsinki airport.

Oy Interior Invest Sells Logistics Centre to EQ

Finland Finland — Oy Interior Invest has sold a logistics centre in Tuusula in the Helsinki region. The property was acquired by EQ Commercial Properties Fund.