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AMF recruits new Head of business development

AMF Fastigheter has recruited Annelie Gullström to a newly created role as Head of business development with the mission to drive the company’s business development. ”External requirements and expectations means that we must constantly sharpen our offer and our products. Annelie will be a key figure in putting our ideas into commercially viable service,” says […]

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Apple to open state of the art flagship in Stockholm

Apple has found the location of its flagship store in Stockholm. The City of Stockholm is expected to provide the electronics giant permission to build a fully transparent store in Kungsträdgården, the large park in Stockholm city. “Stockholm is a fantastic city of innovation and we feel a great honor to have the opportunity to contribute […]

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Hufvudstaden recruits Board members from ICA and Axel Johnson

The main shareholder of property company Hufvudstaden, L E Lundbergföretagen AB, has announced that it intends to propose that Liv Forhaug and Fredrik Persson be elected as new members of the Board of Directors. It is also proposed that Claes Boustedt, Peter Egardt, Louise Lindh, Fredrik Lundberg, Sten Peterson, Anna-Greta Sjöberg and Ivo Stopner be […]

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Forum Helsinki sold to Sponda

Helsinki landmark and shopping center Forum is sold. Sponda buys all six properties including shopping center and office building. ”This acquisition is a perfect fit with our current strategy of increasing the share of shopping centres and office properties in our portfolio, while also increasingly focusing our property ownership on the prime area in Helsinki’s […]

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Stockholm premium shopping district to become construction site for 7 years

Sturegallerian, with adjacent buildings, in the middle of Stockholm’s best known entertainment och premium shopping district, can be demolished. The property owner plans a giant building project – for seven years. Now traders and politicians join together for massive protests. (more…)

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Stockholm’s premium shopping street to offer one-hour home delivery

Bibliotekstan, Stockholm’s premium shopping district, will from today until Christmas eve offer home delivery within an hour from the local shops. ”We are pleased to collaborate with urb-it and see it as an excellent opportunity for Bibliotekstan’s stores to offer additional services to their customers,” says Louise Kihlberg, Marketing Director of Hufvudstaden. 15 brand stores […]

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Oslo City to be sold to Steen & Strøm

Updated. Oslo City, the shopping and office building next to Oslo’s bus and train central station, is about to get a new owner. Current owner DnB is about to sell all its shares to Entra and Steen & Strøm that will split the property ownership between them, in an office and a shopping section. (more…)

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Galleri K sold to Patrizia

German property investor Patrizia has acquired the business block “Galleri K” in the centre of Copenhagen for 200 million EUR. “The property Galleri K offers a rare and exceptional investment opportunity on Copenhagen’s main shopping street with a first-class retail and office market,” says Rikke Lykke, manager of Nordic Patrizia.   (more…)

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Eskilstuna’s city centre invests in major refurbishing

Five years ago, Eskilstuna’s councilor said the main shopping street had “Soviet standards”. It is now set to be updated – with the help of the property owners. “It is very gratifying for Eskilstuna that we have now agreed with the property owners along Kungsgatan and together can take the next step in the renovation of the inner city,” […]

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“Foreign players are looking for store locations like never before”

Never before have so many brands established themselves on the Swedish market. This according to the report  Destination Nordics from JLL that was released today. ”There is high pressure on the Swedish market and foreign players are looking for store locations like never before,” says Martin Lindgren, Head of Retail Agency at JLL Sweden. (more…)

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Backaplan project to double Gothenburg city centre

One million square meters at Backaplan will be the second half of Gothenburg city center. ”Twenty years from now, I think Backaplan will be perceived as inner city. There will be high density, but with green areas and public spaces. Trading will be citylike, with a combination of large and small shops,” says Anna Signal, […]

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”Hypermarkets, Ikea and large shopping centers should be allowed all over Denmark”

Danish cities smaller than 40 000 residents should have the right to decide themselves whether a hypermarket or a shopping center is allowed to establish outside the city centre. That is the opinion from Venstre, that now wants to change the framework of the debated Danish Planning Act. ”For Dansk Supermarked, enforcing this proposal mean that […]

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Amfi aquires Rygge Storsenter

Olav Thon is not complete on shopping centers in Norway yet. Subsidiary Amfi has now bought Rygge Storsenter, giving them a monopoly situation in Moss. ”There is hardly any reason to believe that the audience will notice that the center is in new hands,” says Lars Løseth at Amfi Group. (more…)

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