JLL Recruits from Cushman & Wakefield

Sweden Sweden — Partner leaves Cushman & Wakefield to return to JLL.

DHL Supply Chain to Develop Logistics Centre

Finland Finland — DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader in logistics, have signed an agreement to build a new logistics centre in Bastukärr in Sipoo, Finland. Fira Oy operates as the developer in the project.

Kinland Makes New Purchase in Finland

Finland Finland — Kinland acquires a portfolio with daycare and care home properties in Finland.

JLL Appoints Deputy Head of Capital Markets

Finland Finland — Pauliina Rantsi has been appointed as the Deputy Head of Capital Markets Finland, and she has commenced her new duties as of 1st February 2022.

Skanska Purchases Development Property in Espoo

Finland Finland — Skanska has acquired a development property in Espoo. The seller is MSD Finland Oy and the investment amounts to EUR 23M, about SEK 230M.

“We See a Lot of Activity on the Transaction Market”

Finland Finland — Tero Uusitalo, Head of Capital Markets at JLL Finland, tells Nordic Property News about the latest recruitment, whether more appointments are in sight, and the high activity on the Finnish transaction market.

JLL Strengthens Capital Markets Team

Finland Finland — Antti Pelli will start 1. September as a Senior Director in JLL Finland’s Capital Markets team. Antti has over ten years of experience in the real estate industry and has previously worked, e.g., on Genesta and Sponda managing significant office portfolios.

The Segment That Will Be a Growing Part Among Advisors

Finland Finland — Tero Lehtonen, CEO of JLL Finland, tells Nordic Property News about the appointment of Eemeli Lehto, the growing demand in the debt and financial advisory service segment, and why the Finnish transaction market will bounce back, post the pandemic.

JLL Strengthens Debt and Financial Advisory Team

Finland Finland — JLL is expanding its Debt & Financial Advisory service to Finland in order to respond to the growing demand. Eemeli Lehto has been appointed to lead the Debt & Financial Advisory service of JLL Finland.

HOK-Elanto Buys Retail and Office Assets in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Tarkala Oy has sold retail and office premises located near Helsinki city centre to HOK-Elanto.

JM Makes Large Divestment to SPP

Sweden Sweden — JM has signed an agreement with SPP Fastigheter for the sale of two rental properties. The transaction amounts to approximately SEK 1.3 billion with a profit of approximately SEK 390 million.

BGO Acquires Logistics in Malmö

Sweden Sweden — BentallGreenOak marks entry into the Swedish real estate market with a logistics acquisition in Malmö from Genesta.

Magnolia Forms JV with KF Fastigheter – Acquires Land in Upplands-Bro

Sweden Sweden — Magnolia Bostad forms a JV with KF Fastigheter for the joint development of land in a new residential area by Lake Mälaren in Upplands-Bro municipality. In total, around 950 residential units with 80,000 sqm of GFA will be developed.

S-Bank’s Funds Sells Almost 400 Apartments to Avara

Finland Finland — S-Bank’s funds have sold a residential portfolio of almost 400 apartments to Avara Residential Fund II. The portfolio consists of 17 assets, of which 8 are wholly- and 9 minority-owned. The leasable area of the portfolio is approximately 20,000 sq m.

Patrizia Acquires Residential Development in Sweden for EUR 100M

Sweden Sweden — Patrizia has acquired a residential development project in Malmö, in the attractive suburb of Hyllie from Slättö, for approximately EUR 100 million.

The Largest Ever Healthcare Transaction in Finland: “A Great Combination”

Finland Finland — Jennifer Eloheimo, Investment Director at EQ Care, tells Nordic Property News about the giant divestment to SBB; why it was a perfect match and how to re-invest the capital, going forward.

Innovestor Purchases Two Retail Properties in Lohja

Finland Finland — The Danish K/S Lohja Retail Parks and K/S Lohja Retail have sold two retail properties in the Lohja region to Innovestor Oy. The freehold properties were built in 2007, with a total leasable area of approximately 6,500 square meters.

JLL Finland Appoints Head of Corporate Solutions

Finland Finland — JLL announced that Klaus Koponen will join the firm as Head of Corporate Solutions in Finland. Based in Helsinki, Koponen will be responsible for the strategic development and growth of the occupier-focused business which helps clients create, shape and manage the future of work by enhancing the performance of their workplaces, real estate portfolios and people.

NREP Sells Eleven Properties to Blackstone

Nordic — NREP is now selling 11 selected logistics properties in the Nordics. The divestment will enable a strategic renewal of the Logicenters portfolio, including investments in new developments and acquisitions across the Nordics.

Areim Acquires Residential Portfolio from Ilmarinen

Finland Finland — Areim has acquired a residential portfolio in the Helsinki Metropolitan area, from the Finnish Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. The portfolio consists of 17 assets and some 54,000 sqm of lettable area.

Antilooppi Acquires Property Portfolio from Sponda

Finland Finland — Antilooppi has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of nine properties in Ruoholahti from Sponda Oyj and its subsidiaries. The lettable area of the target portfolio is approximately 100,000 square meters and it also includes more than 1,650 parking places.

JLL’s Finnish CEO on the Blackstone Appointment

Finland Finland — JLL Finland’s Christian Hohenthal leaves the company after just six months as CEO – to join the Blackstone owned Sponda. To Nordic Property News he tells about his decision: ”It is an iconic company.”

Christian Hohenthal Leaves JLL for Blackstone Company

Finland Finland — JLL has announced that Tero Lehtonen has been appointed as CEO of JLL Finland to succeed Christian Hohenthal who will leave in January 2020 to join Sponda plc as CEO. Sponda is majority owned by real estate funds managed by Blackstone.

Ilmarinen Sells Dixi Office Property to Patrizia

Finland Finland — Mutual Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen has sold the Dixi office property located in Helsinki Metropolitan Area to Patrizia.

How Aktia Will Grow by EUR 100 Million per Year

Finland Finland — After the office acquisition in Helsinki from Ilmarinen: Jukka Sjösten, Real Estate Portfolio Manager at Aktia Asset Management, on what attracted them to the purchase and future investment targets.