Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, tells Nordic Property News why the real estate market in the Nordic region has started strong this year and which Nordic country is setting the pace for transaction.
The Nordic markets have differed in intensity during the first two months of 2019. Nordic Property News have figures for how the transaction markets have faired in January and February.
Tristan Capital Partners’ European Property Investors Special Opportunities Fund (EPISO 3) has sold a mixed-use retail/office building in central Oslo for MNOK 900 (EUR 92M) to a syndicate of investors structured by Clarksons Platou Real Estate. The disposal is Tristan’s second sizeable office deal in Oslo in the past six months, following the landmark acquisition of Helsfyr Atrium in October.
Last week, Genesta sold an attractive property in central Oslo. But Linn Idsø Brenne, Partner at the analysis company Pangea Property Partners, would have liked to see a foreign buyer. For Nordic Property News she explains why.
Genesta divests its holding in the CBD office property Dronning Mauds gate 15 on behalf of Genesta Nordic Real Estate Fund II (GNRE Fund II) to Carnegie Norway who has acquired the property on behalf of Nordea Liv.
Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, tells Nordic Property News how the disarray in the world benefits on the Nordic real estate market, how Brexit affects the transaction volume and the advantages that Finland and Denmark have when foreign investors select regions.
The Norwegian public broadcasting NRK are set to leave their building at Marienlyst in Oslo after more than 80 years. This could open up for 107,000 sqm of new projects in central Oslo. Pangea’s CEO Bård Bjølgerud tells Nordic Property News about the area’s future possibilities.
Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, tells Nordic Property News about the pressure on the yields and the threats to the Stockholm office market that may have reached its peak.
Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, speaks of a vast international interest – but that one market is falling behind. Here are the reasons.
Castellum has completed an exchange transaction with Fastighetsaktiebolaget Lilium, wherein Castellum will acquire six properties in Linköping, and sell twenty properties in Sundsvall. The value of the transaction is SEK 5.2 billion (EUR 506M). Vacancy/Occupancy dates occur March 1, 2019.
Selvaag Gruppen acquires all of the company Utleiebolig AS for NOK 3 billion (EUR 310M), buying out eight other shareholders, with the ambition is to become Norway’s leading owner of modern residential rental units.
Bane NOR Eiendom and Eiendomsspar establishes a joint venture that takes over the parking facilities at Oslo Central Station, Oslo’s main railway station, and a suburban station at Asker just outside Oslo.
The Nordic transaction market is close to a record listing in 2018 – driven by major transactions and foreign interest. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, tells Nordic Property News about the big foreign interest, which segments are hot and what the developments looks like in 2019.
The Nordic countries saw an eventful 2018 filled with major transactions and company buyouts. Nordic Property News has listed the largest transactions of the past year.
Vonovia bought Victoria Park, EQT Partners made a bid for Stendörren, and Klövern bought both Tobin and Agora – corporate acquisitions have become a trend. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, tells Nordic Property News why the trend will continue in 2019.
Foreign investors have invested a lot of capital in Sweden for a long time now. During 2018, Swedes have begun investing abroad in a new way. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea, tells Nordic Property News about the new trend.
CP 5 LL, the long-life core-plus fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, has acquired off-market a landmark Grade A office building in Helsfyr, Oslo’s emerging eastern business district, for approximately EUR 122 million from a fund managed by Starwood Capital Group.
Pangea Property Partners launches a dedicated Nordic hotel team of transaction specialists, analysts and industry experts to strengthen its position. In addition, the team presents new research.
In recent years, a number of foreign companies have taken over the Nordic market by acquiring listed companies. Most recently, when Kildare Partners bought Technopolis. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners, analyzes the trend for Nordic Property News.
Pilängen Logistik, a company established and managed by Pareto, has today divested XXL’s logistics centre located in Örebro, Sweden, to Aberdeen Standard Investments for around MSEK 400 (EUR 38.5M).
Magnolia Bostad signed an agreement for the sale to Slättö of around 650 residences in Bro, Upplands-Bro municipality. The value at completion is expected to amount to around EUR 113M.
Finland continues to be smoking hot on the real estate market. Despite this, the transaction volume has decreased by 48 percent compared to the first half of 2017. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners, tells Nordic Property News why the numbers are decreasing despite a continuously attractive market.
Several Swedish investors have entered the Danish market lately and contributed to the Danish market has increased by 57 percent in transaction volume. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners, tells Nordic Property News about the Danish increase and why the Swedish interest in Denmark looks to remain high.
Residential has been the most substantial segment as the Nordic transaction market notes the second highest listing ever in the first six months of 2018. Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research and Partner at Pangea Property Partners, tells Nordic Property News about the factors behind the rise of the residential market.
Aspelin Ramm completed a giant divestment by selling the shopping center Alna Senter in Oslo for EUR 215M. The company's CEO, Gunnar Bøyum, tells Nordic Property News about the decision to sell after a 40 years of ownership and where they are looking for their next investment.