Construction Effects for the Heavyweight Due to the Pandemic

Finland Finland — YIT’s CEO Kari Kauniskangas on the postponed investments in Finland due to the coronavirus, and the dispute in Mall of Tripla: “We were forced to rush things.”

Lehto to Construct 392 Apartments for Kojamo

Finland Finland — Kojamo and Lehto agree on the construction of 392 apartments in Helsinki and Espoo.

Why HGR Acquired an Entire Block in Helsinki

Finland Finland — HGR Property Partners’ CEO Kari Helin: “These are the characteristics that we look for in our development projects – a perfect fit for us.”

More Sales Ahead from the State of Finland

Finland Finland — Jenna Kiukkonen, Sales Manager at Senate Properties, tells Nordic Property News about the latest divestment from the State of Finland, and future investment and divestment targets.

Still Good Demand from Global Investors on the Finnish Market

Finland Finland — Janne Eriksson, Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield Finland, tells Nordic Property News about the first six months on the Finnish transaction market, and gives an outlook for the rest of 2020.

HGR Purchases Helsinki City Block from Senate Properties

Finland Finland — Senate Properties sells a property, which comprises an entire block in the Helsinki city centre. The buyer is a Finnish real estate development company HGR Property Partners Oy.

Five Year Rent and Yield Development in the Nordic Capitals

Nordic — The office market worldwide is put through big challenges. But how has the rent and yield development been the last five years in the Nordic capitals? Nordic Property News lists the development in the office market.

Genesta Signs Major Lease in Helsinki

Finland Finland — The building is now fully leased apart from a small retail premise on street level. Krogerus will move in following the ongoing renovation, which is scheduled to be completed during fall 2021.

Trevian AM Goes for More Business Parks in the Asset Portfolio

Finland Finland — Risto Vuorenrinne, Trevian’s CIO, and Outi Kymäläinen, Asset Manager, on the possibilites and challenges in Duetto Business Park, and future deals. ”We aim to have the leading position in Business Park Asset Management in Finland.”

The Targets of 2020 for Elite Alfred Berg

Finland Finland — Jaakko Ristola, Head of Real Estate Investment Management at Elite Alfred Berg, on the latest investment and whether it is more difficult to close deals in challenging times.

Iconic Helsinki Building Sold – to the Tenant

Finland Finland — Another sales process where the tenant takes over the ownership of a classic property in central Helsinki has been closed.

“Flexible Office Solutions Are Likely to Be More in Demand”

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director and Head of Real Estate at Varma, on the effects on the Finnish property market, post the corona crisis.

Despite the Crisis – the Global Interest for the Nordics Remains

Nordic — Sven Dahlin, Partner at the property adviser Nordanö: ”There is a large interest from Korean Investors.”

Varma Divests a Reception Centre Property in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Mutual Pension Insurance Company Varma has sold a reception centre property in Helsinki to an unnamed buyer.

Blackstone’s Actions in Finland Due to Covid-19: “Challenging Times”

Finland Finland — Sponda, owned by the US giant Blackstone, shares their view on the corona consequences in their Finnish business. CEO Christian Hohenthal: “We are working closely with our tenants.”

How the Government Has Supported the Finnish Business Sector

Finland Finland — Nordic Property News has taken a look on how the Nordic governments support the business sector in general, and the real estate business in particular, day by day since the corona outbreak. Today: Finland.

“The Demand for Rental Apartments Will Remain Strong”

Finland Finland — Kojamo’s CIO Ville Raitio on the residential project with SRV, the benefits of the location and how covid-19 has affected the Finnish property business.

SRV’s Residential Investment in the ‘Buzzing’ Area: “A Unique Rental Housing Concept”

Finland Finland — SRV’s CEO Saku Sipola tells Nordic Property News about the major Helsinki project with Kojamo, Covid-19 actions and how the first time as CEO has been, since leaving the Balder company Sato.

Peab to Renovate Apartment Buildings in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Peab has been comissioned to carry out an extensive apartment building renovation project for Helsingin kaupungin asunnot Oy (HEKA) on Rusthollarintie 10 in Puotila in Helsinki. The contract is worth EUR 18 million.

The Newly Formed Real Estate Company's Nordic Targets

Nordic — Building giant Peab's newly formed real estate company Annehem Fastigheter has appointed Jörgen Lundgren as CEO. He tells Nordic Property News about the challenges in the corona crisis and shares his view on the Oslo and Helsinki markets.

Allianz Is Waiting for the Right Investment Opportunity: “We Are Not in a Hurry”

Nordic — Almost a year ago, Jenny Lindholm was appointed to the German giant Allianz Real Estate, as Head of Operations in the Nordic market. She tells Nordic Property News what attracted her to the company, why Finland has an advantage in the Nordics and future investment targets.

SRV Sells its Stake in Shopping Center and Reduces Ownership in Arena Project

Finland Finland — Construction company SRV has sold its stake in the REDI shopping centre in the Kalasatama district in Helsinki and reduced its ownership in the Tampere Central Deck and Arena project, to other existing investors.

Kojamo’s CEO: ”It Has Been a Lot of Interest in the Market”

Finland Finland — Jani Nieminen, CEO of the Finnish residential giant Kojamo, on the successful 2019, the new strategy and whether they were interested in the recent divested Ilmarinen portfolio.

Areim’s Finnish Residential Targets: ”A Great Platform”

Finland Finland — Areim’s Head of Finland, Markus Laine, on the financial benefits in the country and why investments in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area are getting more attractive.

After the Major Acquisition: These Are Antilooppi’s Future Focus Areas

Finland Finland — CIO Antti Savilampi: “A great opportunity to acquire properties which suits our strategy.”