Possible Residential Challenges for German-Owned Victoria Park/Hembla

Sweden Sweden — CEO Per Ekelund: “Of course, the banks are looking at us, but they see what a strong owner we have.”

Fabege Granted Land Allocation Permit in Hammarby Sjöstad

Sweden Sweden — Fabege and the City of Stockholm have agreed on the granting of a land allocation permit for Hammarby Fabriksväg (Korphoppet 5) which covers up to 33,000 sqm GFA of office space and other business premises. This forms part of the city’s project to connect Hammarbyhöjden and Hammarby Sjöstad. Today, Fabege is the leaseholder of the Korphoppet 5 property.

Future Challenges for Property Owners: "Occupies a Lot of My Thinking"

Nordic — David Renger, CEO of Renger Investment Management, tells Nordic Property News about the partnership with Morgan Stanley and the global attraction for Finland, the future challenges in the office market and which unexpected segments that can be put to the test, going forward.

MEDS Establishes Operations at Catena’s Premises in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Online pharmacy MEDS will be moving into one of Catena’s logistics properties at a strategic location in the Västberga industrial area in Stockholm.

The German Investor: “Oslo Remains Difficult Due to Its Nature of NOK Currency”

Nordic — Matthias Brodesser, Head of Transaction Management International at Warburg-HIH Invest, tells Nordic Property News about the latest office acquisition in Finland, the Nordic targets for the company, and why Norway is not an investment target for the company.

Roger Akelius on the New Strategy for the Global Residential Company

Sweden Sweden — Akelius' business concept has for many years been to acquire properties in need of renovation, in order to renovate apartment by apartment as they become vacant. This concept will now change. Founder Roger Akelius on the future for the residential giant.

Global Giant Makes Major Office Investment in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Despite recent office challenges: Barings demonstrates conviction in the future of office with a EUR 72 million acquisition in Stockholm. Thorsten Slytå, Managing Director, Head of Scandinavia at Barings, to Nordic Property News: “Our focus remains steadfast.”

These Are the Swiss Investor's Nordic Targets

Nordic — Sebastian Feix, AFIAA’s Head of Transactions International, tells Nordic Property News about the Swedish entrance, why the property attracted them and future Nordic investment targets.

Swedish Office Trends: Decreased Rental Levels in CBD

Sweden Sweden — In the latest Office Snapshot Sweden Q2, Cushman & Wakefield presents up to date quarterly data and trends for the office market in metropolitan regions throughout Sweden. Annika Edström, Head of What’s Next at Cushman & Wakefield, shares her view on the upcoming office trends, after a challenging quarter.

Why NREP Closed the SEK 1,5 Billion Hotel Deal with Stordalen

Sweden Sweden — Petter Stordalens real estate company Strawberry Forever has sold the property that houses Clarion Hotel Amaranten in Stockholm for SEK 1,5 billion to the Nordic real estate investor NREP. Marianne Hoffman, Investment Director at NREP, tells Nordic Property News all about the major deal and why it's so unusual.

Five Year Rent and Yield Development in the Nordic Capitals

Nordic — The office market worldwide is put through big challenges. But how has the rent and yield development been the last five years in the Nordic capitals? Nordic Property News lists the development in the office market.

The Transaction Market to Bounce Back in the Nordics

Nordic — Mikael Söderlundh, Head of Research at Pangea Property Partners, tells about the development on the Nordic transaction market; the corona effects, new trends and which Nordic countries that global investors are aiming for to make investments. ”Many deals have a deadline before the summer.”

How Grosvenor Europe Stands Strong in Their Swedish Shopping Centres

Sweden Sweden — Carl Strufve, Director Nordics at Grosvenor Europe: “All development projects have been completed with full force.”

How Slytå Finalized His First Investment with Barings

Sweden Sweden — Barings’ newly recruited Head of Scandinavia, Thorsten Slytå, tells Nordic Property News: ”There has definitely been challenges along the way with the pandemic.”

After the Stockholm Acquisition: This Is Stadsrum’s Investment Strategy

Sweden Sweden — Stadsrum’s Head of Transactions, John Strand, on the latest purchase in Stockholm and the company’s expansion plans, going forward.

Highest Vacancy Rates in Stockholm in Five Years: ”A Combination of Reasons to It”

Sweden Sweden — Peter Wiman, Head of Research at Savills Sweden, comments the latest report where it is declared that the office vacancy rates in central Stockholm is increasing; the reasons behind and possible office trends in the most attractive locations.

Kungsleden’s Upcoming Expansion Plans in the Swedish Capital

Sweden Sweden — New office and hotel buildings will be created in attractive Stockholm area.

Veidekke to Build Central Stockholm's First Massive-Wood Residential Block

Sweden Sweden — Veidekke’s Swedish building construction unit has been commissioned by Folkhem to build the first stage of Cederhusen, which will be Sweden's largest massive-wood residential block. Folkhem is partially owned by Veidekke Eiendom.

Fabege’s Investment Targets in Challenging Times: “Many Are Struggling Now”

Sweden Sweden — A decent amount of transactions has been made for Swedish listed office investor Fabege lately. CEO Stefan Dahlbo on whether it is business as usual for his company.

Despite the Crisis – the Global Interest for the Nordics Remains

Nordic — Sven Dahlin, Partner at the property adviser Nordanö: ”There is a large interest from Korean Investors.”

How the Government Has Supported the Swedish Business Sector

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News has taken a look on how the Nordic governments support the business sector in general, and the real estate business in particular, day by day since the corona outbreak. Today: Sweden.

Veidekke to Extend School Outside Stockholm for Sisab

Sweden Sweden — Veidekke’s subsidiary Arcona has been commissioned to renovate and extend Skanskvarnsskolan in Årsta, just outside Stockholm, for The Stockholm School Properties Company, Sisab.

Fabege’s Actions During the Crisis: Offers Rent Deferrals to Tenants

Sweden Sweden — CEO Stefan Dahlbo: “We make sure to secure the tenants’ liquidity and cash flow.”

Capman: ”The Reports of the Market's Death Are Greatly Exaggerated”

Sweden Sweden — Per Tängerstad, Partner at Capman Real Estate, shares his view on the investment market, why he is not worried about the effects on the real estate market due to the pandemic and what institutional are looking for at the moment.

“The Corona Crisis Will Give Us Attractive Opportunities”

Norway Norway — SPG’s Managing Partner Knut Holte on the latest deal outside Oslo and the important actions in challenging times.