The Attraction to Finland’s Number Three

Finland Finland — Pia Lindborg, Director Real Estate, at A. Ahlström: “We have updated our real estate strategy for some years ago and included Tampere to it.”

A. Ahlström Makes Office Investment in Tampere

Finland Finland — A. Ahlström Kiinteistöt, the real estate subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy, invests in an office property in Tampere, Ratapihankatu. The project is developed by Jatke Pirkanmaa, who bought the site from the City of Tampere for €6.5 million.

How the French Investor Acts in a ’Quiet Market’

Nordic — Philippe Cervesi, Investment Director of Corum Asset Management, on future Nordic targets, and the lack of attractive products in the investor’s focus areas.

Corum Makes Two Nordic Investments

Nordic — Corum has acquired a mixed use property located in Sandnes outside of Stavanger, Norway and a retail asset in Lempäälä in the Tampere area, Finland. The assets comprise ca 16,400 sqm of lettable area.

Finnish Residential Effects During the Crisis

Finland Finland — According to the RAKLI Rental residential barometer survey, Covid-19 crisis is expected to increase the demand for rental apartments especially in the less expensive areas. Hanna Kaleva, Managing Director of KTI, on the main trends in the residential market, and how the rents have been affected, during the coronavirus outbreak.

Aktia Purchases Office Property in Tampere from Varma

Finland Finland — Mutual pension insurance company Varma has sold an office property in Hervanta, Tampere to special investment fund Aktia Toimitilakiinteistöt.

Varma’s Investment Director on the International Outlook

Finland Finland — Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director and Head of Real Estate at the pension company Varma, on the latest sales, the residential project outside Finland and future investments.

“Demand for High Quality Assets Are Still High”

Finland Finland — Christoffer Sundberg from Cobbleyard Real Estate on the global interest for the Finnish property market, and how long it took for Cobbleyard to divest the assets in Tampere.

Quadoro Acquires Two High-Quality Office Properties in Tampere

Finland Finland — Investors represented by Cobbleyard Real Estate and Revcap have divested two modern office properties located in the Hervanta office area in Tampere to a fund managed by Quadoro Investment Gmbh.

DB Schenker Develops Terminal Property in the Tampere Region

Finland Finland — Logistics provider DB Schenker Finland develops a new terminal property in Lempäälä in the Southern Tampere region. The property is located in the Marjamäki district, by the Helsinki-Tampere motorway.

After the Retail Investment: Here Is the Full Potential of Finland’s Number Three

Finland Finland — EQ Finnish Real Estate's Fund Manager, Marjaana Berger: “Tampere is growing rapidly.”

EQ's Fund Develops Retail Centre in Tampere

Finland Finland — Special investment fund EQ Finnish Real Estate develops a retail centre in the Kaleva district in Tampere.

Hemfosa Acquires Properties in Tampere and Oulu for EUR 57M

Finland Finland — Hemfosa has acquired two properties in Finland for an underlying property value of approximately MSEK 600 (EUR 57M) and a total rental value of about MSEK 70.

The Requirements for EQ to Invest in Community Service Properties

Finland Finland — Jennifer Eloheimo, Investment Director at EQ Care, on the acquisition from Elite Alfred Berg, the market for community service properties in Finland and which cities they prefer to invest in.

Bonava Sells 103 Rental Apartments in Tampere

Finland Finland — Bonava is selling a rental project in Tampere, Finland, to the investor NREP Nordic Strategies Fund III. The project comprises 103 rental apartments in the new Lielahti residential area.

“All Nordic Markets Have Heated in Recent Years”

Finland Finland — NREP’s CIO Jani Nokkanen tells Nordic Property News about the major divestment to EQ, how the JV with the Finnish real estate profiles came up and why the Nordic real estate market is hotter than ever.

“We’ve been Lucky in a Hot Market”

Finland Finland — Conficap has been offensive on the Finnish market. Real Estates Director Atte Köykkä on the strategy, why they left Sweden and how much they will acquire this year.

NCC Constructs Office and Retail Complex in Tampere

Finland Finland — NCC is to construct an office and retail complex next to Ratina shopping center in Tampere. The customer is Sponda Plc and the value of the project is approximately EUR 25M.

Sponda Creates New Office and Retail Complex in Tampere

Finland Finland — Property investment company Sponda Plc will develop an office and retail complex in Ratina, Tampere, with connection to Ratina shopping centre. The main tenant of the complex will be Elisa Oyj.

FinCap Divests in Turku and Tampere

Finland Finland — FinCap has sold one residential and one assisted living property located in Turku and Tampere. The properties were divested from funds managed by FinCap to Nordea Life Assurance Finland Ltd.

Bonava Sells 106 Apartments in Tampere

Finland Finland — Bonava is selling a rental project in Lielahti, Tampere. The buyer is the investor Localtapiola Real Estate Ltd and the transaction encompasses 106 rental apartments. 

Trevian Aquires in Central Tampere

Finland Finland — Special common fund Trevian Finland Properties I has on bought the PMK-building in the centre of Tampere from Renor Oy.

Kojamo Divests Close to 1,600 Apartments

Finland Finland — Kojamo Group’s companies have signed an agreement whereby they will sell in total 1,594 rental apartments in 15 locations to a real estate fund managed by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing.

YIT Starts Several Residential Projects

Finland Finland — YIT has started the construction of residential projects worth approximately EUR 50M in Turku, Tampere and Vantaa in January and February.

Brunswick Forms New Company – Makes First Acquisition

Finland Finland — Brunswick Real Estate has announced the formation of Kielo, a real estate company aiming to acquire high quality commercial real estate in growing cities in Finland, together with its investors. Kielo has completed its first transaction acquiring a 40,000 square meter office property in Tampere from Aberdeen Standard Investment.