Skanska has signed an agreement with Wihlborgs Fastigheter to build a new office building, Prisma, at the central station in Helsingborg, Sweden. The contract is worth about MSEK 350, which will be included in the order bookings for Sweden for the first quarter 2019.
Skanska, in partnership with PGIM Real Estate, has divested its multi-family development The Harlo in Boston, USA to Invesco Real Estate, a global real estate investment manager. Skanska’s equity ownership is 50 percent. Skanska USA Commercial Development will record the company’s portion of the divestment, USD 75M in the first quarter of 2019. The transfer of the property was completed February 2019.
Skanska has sold the logistics property Norra Hamnen Kubiklager in Malmö, Sweden, for MSEK 285 (EUR 27M). The buyer is a fund managed by Genesta Property Nordic AB. The sale will be booked by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the first quarter of 2019. The transfer of the property will take place during February 2019.
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Skanska has signed an agreement with the City of Helsinki on constructing rental housing in the area of Jätkäsaari in Helsinki, Finland. The contract is worth EUR 47M which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the first quarter of 2019.
Skanska first received a building permit for 80 new apartments and retail facilities in an area in Trondheim. The county administrative board then put a stop to it. Now, however, the process is up and running again. Representative of Skanska comment on the chaos.
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Skanska has divested a hotel building in Copenhagen for MDKK 670 (EUR 90M). The buyer is City Danmark A/S – a company established by Pareto Securities. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the fourth quarter 2018. The transfer of the property is scheduled for the first quarter 2021.
Invesco Real Estate has sold Skanska’s head office on Kungsholmen in Stockholm to a real estate fund managed by DWS.
Skanska has sold a retirement home in Växjö, Sweden, for about MSEK 240 (EUR 23M). Buyers are Nordiska Vårdhem (Northern Horizons Health Property Fund) and the tenant is Humana.
Skanska divests Bergskvadraten development project in Norrköping, Sweden, to Rikshem for about MSEK 490 (EUR 47.7M). The block contains 101 apartments with garage and 72 nursing homes.
Skanska has sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice. The buyer is ISOC Group, a diversified real estate and infrastructure investment group, based in Manila, Phillipines. The value of the transaction is EUR 59M.
Skanska invests approximately SEK 1.8 billion (EUR 175M) in the office project Citygate in Gothenburg, Sweden. The construction contract is worth about SEK 1.5 billion, which will be booked in the order intake for Sweden in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Skanska develops and builds a new hotel in central Kiruna, Sweden, with Scandic hotels as operator. The hotel is sold for MSEK 500 (EUR 49M) to LKAB that will take over the building at the completion in the autumn 2021. The hotel is developed by Skanska Sweden.
Skanska Sweden invests in an office building in central Jönköping. The property is simultaneously sold to Vacse for about SEK 500 M. The Swedish Agencies for Agriculture and Forestry (Jordbruksverket and Skogsstyrelsen) becomes tenants. he construction contract, amounting to SEK 330 M, is awarded to Skanska Sweden and will be booked in the fourth quarter 2018. The transaction will be reported in the Commercial Property Development stream in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Skanska has started the first phase of the office complex Cph. Highline at Havneholmen in Copenhagen, representing an investment of MDKK 412 (EUR 55M). At the same time, SAS Institute has signed a lease of 5,850 square meters, approximately one third of the Cph. Highline total office space of 16,600 square meters.
Skanska has sold the first phase of the Spark office complex in Warsaw to a real estate fund of KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG. The value of the transaction is worth EUR 48M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Europe in the third quarter of 2018, with the transfer of the property scheduled for the fourth quarter 2018.
Martin Kron has been appointed Managing Director of Skanska Commercial Property Development in Finland. He succeeds Björn Mattsson, who has been appointed Managing Director of Skanska Housing Development in Central Europe.
Skanska has purchased a 19,000 square meter building plot in Oslo for MNOK 340 (EUR 35M).
Skanska will build a hydroelectric power plant in the Norwegian Tolga municipality in Hedmark. The contract is worth NOK 582 million, about SEK 630 million.
Skanska has signed an agreement with the City of Gothenburg to build a residential block with 249 apartments in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract is worth about MSEK 500 (EUR 48M).
Skanska sold Mill Park, a two-building office project in Budapest, Hungary, to the real estate fund of Erste Alapkezelő Zrt., a subsidiary of Erste Asset Management GmbH, for EUR 100M.
Skanska has signed a contract with Länsimetro Oy to build a metro station in Kivenlahti. The contract is worth EUR 51 M.
Skanska has sold the office building K6 in Helsinki for EUR 53M. The buyer is Senate Properties.
Skanska has signed a contract with The University Properties of Finland to build a new multi-purpose building in the campus area of Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku in Turku, Finland. The contract is worth EUR 69M.