Skanska Builds New Commercial Office Building in London for SEK 3 Billion

Sweden Sweden — Skanska has signed a contract with Great Elm Assets Limited, in association with Old Park Lane Management Limited and their Development Partner CO—RE, to construct the commercial office building 20 Ropemaker Street in Central London, UK. The contract is worth GBP 240 M, about SEK 3.0 billion.

Why Brexit Doesn't Concern NREP

Nordic — The Nordic real estate investor NREP establishes an office in London. Jani Nokkanen, Partner and CIO at NREP, on the decision: ”London is still the financial hub of Europe.”

NREP Opens Office in London: ”The Approach to Real Estate Is Changing”

Nordic — NREP, the Nordic real estate investor and innovator, makes its first hire in London and establishes an office in the UK capital. Emanuele Bena, formerly J.P. Morgan’s Executive Director in Real Estate & Lodging Investment Banking in EMEA, joins NREP as Partner and Head of Capital Markets. He tells Nordic Property News about his new job and future challenges for the property owners in the Nordics.

"More Complex to Do Business Outside the Nordic Region"

Nordic — The largest listed property company in the Nordic region, Balder, released its annual report on Wednesday. The company's CFO Marcus Hansson tells Nordic Property News about his view of the Nordic market, why it is difficult to do business in Sweden and where in Europe the company wants to grow.

“London is the Capital of Europe”

Sweden Sweden — Erik Selin tells more about what caused Balder to hit in England – and why he doesn’t fear Brexit.

Skanska Builds in London for EUR 155M

Nordic — Skanska has signed a contract with The Olayan Group to build K1 Knightsbridge, a mixed-use scheme in London that combines commercial, residential and retail development. The contract is worth about EUR 155M.

Akelius Acquires 395 Apartments in London

Sweden Sweden — The price is EUR 82M. The 19 properties are located in various London locations.

Norwegian Fund Expands in London

Norway Norway — The Regent Street Partnership between Norges Bank Real Estate Management and The Crown Estate has expanded its ownership in three properties in central London totalling about 5 000 square meters of retail and office space.

Pangea Property Partners Opens London Office to Boost International Presence

Norway Norway — Swedish-Norwegian Pangea Property Partners recently announced the opening of a London office in response to increased interest in the Nordic property market, adding to offices in Stockholm and Oslo.

Norwegian Oil Fund Acquires Shopping Centre in London

Norway Norway — Norges Bank Investment Management (Norwegian Oil Fund) has acquired a 100 percent interest in the West One Shopping Centre and 75 Davies Street, a 90,000 square foot retail and office property located above Bond Street Underground station in London.

Akelius Makes Further Purchases in London

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish Property Company Akelius purchases the Cotton Lofts property with 40 condominiums in Hackney, London. The purchase price amounts to €29,5 M.