Pål Ahlsén Resigns as CEO of Akelius

Sweden Sweden — After 16 years at the company, CEO Pål Ahlsén has decided to leave Akelius.

Why the CEO of Akelius Leaves the Company on His Own Request

Sweden Sweden — Pål Ahlsén tells Nordic Property News about his ten years as CEO at the residential giant; what he is most proud of, what he will do next, and which decision that has been the toughest for him to make. “It has been challenging and exciting, and sometimes difficult.”

The New CEO to Be Announced: “We Already Have a Candidate”

Sweden Sweden — Akelius Residential Property's Chairman Anders Lindskog on the quick process to find Pål Ahlsén's successor.

Change of Investment Plans for the Residential Heavyweight

Sweden Sweden — Akelius Residential Property’s CEO Pål Ahlsén reveals: “We had plans for growth this year but instead…”

Akelius' Head of Scandinavia Leaves for COO Position at Victoria Park and Hembla

Sweden Sweden — Peter Ullmark has, after nine years at Akelius, decided to leave the company to become COO of Hembla and Victoria Park. The new Head of Scandinavia at Akelius will be Sofia Aasvold.

Why the Credit Rating Is More Important than Growth for Akelius

Nordic — The residential giant Akelius' CEO Pål Ahlsén on why the company continues to divest, which Nordic markets are most interesting to invest in and how the five-year rent freeze in Berlin affects Akelius.

Akelius Sells 664 Apartments in Toronto

Sweden Sweden — The properties are located in six different districts. Sales price is CAD 186 million (EUR 130M).

Akelius Sells 1,492 Apartments in Germany for EUR 420M

Sweden Sweden — Half in Hamburg and half in Munich. Construction years are between 1902 and 2008. Sales price is EUR 420 million, corresponding to EUR 4,800 per square meter.

Swedish Housing Giant's Digitization: "200 people working on developing apps"

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish housing giant Akelius has 20 apps in use in its operations and another 20 in the pipeline. And that's just the beginning. Nordic Property News has spoken to the company's CEO Pål Ahlsén, who shares more about Akelius' digitization and what the upside is.

Akelius Sells for EUR 695M in Germany

Sweden Sweden — Akelius sells 2,839 apartments in Germany to Deutsche Wohnen.

Why the Swedish Giant Gets Defensive

Sweden Sweden — Akelius portfolio value has risen to EUR 11.5 billion, despite this the company looks to become more defensive. CEO Pål Ahlsén tells Nordic Property News why.

Akelius Reaches Milestone – Still Hungry for More

Sweden Sweden — Akelius reached a big milestone when their property value at the end of 2017 surpassed SEK 100 billion. The company's CEO Pål Ahlsén shares the plans for the future – and where they're looking for new investments.

Akelius’ First Acquisition in Copenhagen

Denmark Denmark — Swedish Akelius has acquired three properties in central Copenhagen for the price of MDKK 321.5 (EUR 43M). Akelius plans to upgrade all of the apartments to First Class.

Akelius Conducts Billion Divestment in Germany

Sweden Sweden — Swedish Property Company Akelius divests ten properties in six cities in Germany. The business value reaches approx. €150M.

Akelius Sells Commercial Properties

Sweden Sweden — During the summer, Swedish Akelius has carried through multiple deals – the company has sold commercial properties in Sweden and purchased apartments in New York, London, Montreal, Toronto and Berlin.

Akelius in New USA Deal - Purchases For €150M

Sweden Sweden — Swedish company Akelius purchases 196 apartments on Manhattan, US. The price tag is €150M.

Raises All Salaries by 20 Percent

Sweden Sweden — Yesterday marked Roger Akelius’ – founder of Akelius Residential Property – 70th birthday. His way of celebrating: All 475 employees at Akelius get a 20 percent salary raise.

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.