Advisory trio on the new transaction market: "Challenging to close ongoing deals"

Sweden Sweden — Today Nordic Property News concludes the survey where some of the industry's largest transaction advisors give their view of how they have experienced the historically weak transaction market so far this year. They talk about the new challenges, opportunities and trends in the market. Today the turn has come to a trio of advisers consisting of Newsec, JLL and Savills.

Newsec lays the foundation for a Nordic Advisory Board

Nordic — Last week, Newsec announced that they had attached five new heavy names to a Swedish Advisory Board. The intention is that the addition should complement the advisers, according to Max Barclay, vice president at Newsec. But they are also looking for similar industry names in the other Nordic countries.

Newsec Recruits CDO

Nordic — Newsec has recruited Ulrica Holmgren to the position of Chief Digitalization Officer.

Tristan and Catella Fund Acquires Logistics Property

Finland Finland — AKR Tuotto Ky, managed by Auratum Kiinteistöt Oy, divested a logistics property in Hämeenlinna to a joint venture by EPISO 6.

Newsec Appoints Managing Director in Denmark

Denmark Denmark — Julie Rømsing joins as new Managing Director for the Danish part of the Nordic property manager, Newsec Property Asset Management. She comes from a position as Operations Performance Director at ISS and will join on 1 June 2023, where she will be the manager of 600 employees in Denmark.

Tenant Acquires Care Property from Blomsterfonden

Finland Finland — Stiftelsen Blomsterfonden i Helsingfors sr has sold a nursing home property in the Käpylä area in Helsinki. The property was acquired by Folkhälsan which has operated the property as a tenant and service provider for ten years.

Why the Swedish Residential Market Is About to Slow Down

Sweden Sweden — Henrik Roderhult, Director, Newsec Advisory in Sweden, on the Swedish transaction market, and why he expects a backlash on the residential market, going forward.

Anders Bodin Fastigheter Buys Hotel Diplomat in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Anders Bodin Fastigheter buys the property Klippan 10 in Stockholm, better known as Hotel Diplomat at Strandvägen 7C. The seller is the Malmström family through a company.

Götenehus Acquires Two Properties

Sweden Sweden — Götenehus Group acquires two commercial properties with an underlying property value of SEK 530 million.

Newsec: Strong Transaction Market in Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Despite worrisome economic clouds looming, the Swedish transaction market looks set to be heading for its second strongest year on record, according to the latest edition of the semi-annual property report Newsec Property Outlook. Max Barclay, Head of Newsec Advisory, tells Nordic Property News about the market's resilience, concerns about the future and why 2023 is likely to be a slower year.

Järngrinden Acquires in Mölnlycke

Sweden Sweden — Järngrinden expands its property portfolio through the acquisition of eight properties in Mölnlycke from Mölnlycke Fastighets AB for MSEK 260.

Newsec Appoints Chief HR Officer

Sweden Sweden — Newsec has recruited Tomas Lindén as Chief HR Officer. Lindén has a broad international experience, most recently from H&M Group where he has been transformation lead and global head of HR.

Nivika Acquires Portfolio in Ulricehamn

Sweden Sweden — Nivika has acquired a property portfolio consisting of residential with commercial parts in central Ulricehamn.

Eric Johansson New Chief Business Officer at Newsec

Nordic — Eric Johansson is appointed Chief Business Officer and head of property asset management at Newsec. Johansson who joined the group in 2018 will also remain as Managing Director of the Swedish property asset management business.

Newsec Intensifies Focus on Digitalisation – Hires Christoffer Börjesson

Sweden Sweden — Newsec launches a new initiative, Newsec Digital Accelerator, to further enhance the position within digitalisation and sustainability. Christoffer Börjesson is appointed to head up Newsec Digital Accelerator and continue developing Newsec's long-term work to digitalise the real estate industry.

Newsec Appoints Experienced Senior Advisor within Retail

Sweden Sweden — Lars-Åke Tollemark joins Newsec in a role as Senior Advisor and the company thereby further strengthens its position in retail.

East Capital Sells Property in Vilnius

Sweden Sweden — East Capital Real Estate has sold Jin, an office building in Vilnius, with a total lettable area of ​​3,700 square meters. The new owner of the building is Eften Capital.

Why Nordic Physical Retail Outperform the Rest of Europe

Nordic — Max Barclay, Head of Newsec Advisory: “The trends are quite similar in all of the Nordic countries, with strong performance of shopping centers and physical retail throughout.”

S-Bank Fund Sells Property to EQ Community Properties

Finland Finland — Special investment fund EQ Community Properties acquired the F-Medi II property in Tampere from special investment fund S-Bank Properties.

Johanna Hessius Appointed Head of Sweden at Newsec Advisory

Sweden Sweden — Newsec has appointed Johanna Hessius as Head of Sweden for Newsec Advisory. Hessius most recently came from a position as COO for the Swedish advisory services at Newsec.

Newsec Appoints New CEO: "Exciting Challenge"

Nordic — Newsec appoints new CEO as the company intensifies European growth strategy. The new CEO Patrik Attemark tells Nordic Property News what attracted him about joining Newsec, what he hopes to bring to the CEO position and about the growth ambitions in both Europe and the Nordics.

Newsec: The Nordics Is an Undersupplied Logistics Market

Nordic — Newsec can conclude that the Nordic logistics market is undersupplied and that strong interest from international investors will continue to push down yields.

Joona Nyman Returns to Newsec

Finland Finland — Joona Nyman returns to Newsec as a Senior Advisor and Team Leader for Tenant Representation. Joona Nyman and Ville Inkeri, Head of Corporate Real Estate, tell Nordic Property News about the return to Newsec and how the occupiers need for advisory services will change post-pandemic.

Local Tapiola's Fund Acquires Two Public Use Properties in Oulu

Finland Finland — A public property fund owned by Local Tapiola has acquired Kastelli research center property in Oulu. It´s located next to the Oulu University hospital, and at the heart of the actively developing Kontinkangas welfare campus.

SBB and Newsec Extend Partnership

Nordic — The extended agreement between SBB and Newsec covers a five-year period in Sweden and three years in Finland.