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Strömpilen shopping centre to lose major chains to new Ikea centre

Several major brands are leaving the shopping center Strömpilen in Umeå. The reason is that they move to Ikea’s new shopping center south of town. “Our stores in the city and Ersboda have worked well but not Strömpilen,” says KappAhl’s Establishment Director Hans Jepson to Västerbotten-kuriren. (more…)

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New Nordic property company to take over 22 Finnish retail properties

Swedish investment company Ratos steps into a new Nordic property company, Serena Properties, as a major shareholder together with Finnish Varma who will contribute with 22 commercial retail properties in Finland as the first platform for the company. Redito will handle the property management and have the CEO-position. ”We look forward to a long collaboration with Varma […]

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Thon to double the size of Bergvik shopping center

Bergvik shopping center in Karlstad might be considerably extended. Norwegian Thon Group plans to build 50000 square meters of commercial area adjacent to existing retail. ”We think this is a good area to take advantage of trade, especially for capital goods and the location of two existing venues are very good,” Olav Thon tells NWT. (more…)

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Aberdeen to outsource all Nordic property management to CBRE

Aberdeen Asset Management is to expand its European property management business model into the Nordics. Therefore Aberdeen will select a single outsource provider of property management and property accounting services in the Nordics region (covering Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland). Wednesday, the Group announced it is in negotiations to outsource property management, property accounting and […]

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Property Partner to manage Nova Lund

TH Real estate makes Property Partner responsible for the technical management regarding the shopping center Nova Lund. The contract covers 26,000 square meters. ”Nova is a very well-run management object and it will be interesting to participate in its further development,” says Marcus Gärdebrandt, CEO of Property Partners. Erik Lennhammar, senior portfolio manager at TH […]

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Torp Coop

Thon properties enters Torp

  Thon Property has taken over Coop Bohuslän / Älvsborgs property at Torp in Uddevalla. The property at 15 000 square meters include Coop Forum, Systembolaget, Apoteket, health store Life, Telia, and Mister Minit. “We are very positive on the purchase of the property that has good development potential and we look forward to eventually contribute to […]

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Svågertorp-property sold to AP Nordic Investments

Aberdeen Asset Management acquires the commercial property Gylfe 4 Svågertorp in Malmö from Anowa Fastigheter AB for property fund AP Nordic Investments behalf. The property has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment. It has a rentable area of ​​7,550 sqm and is let to Jula, Rusta, Granngården and Electrolux Home. ”We are very pleased with this acquisition, […]

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XXL chose Ersboda in Umeå for new store

Norwegian sports retail chain XXL makes his first establishment in the region of Västerbotten in North Sweden by establishing in the trade area Ersboda in Umeå. The building with Willys and Jula as tenants, will be expanded by more than 4,000 square meters to accommodate XXL. The opening is planned for the spring in 2016. Now […]

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Citycon sells Strömpilen – completes big Norwegian deal

Citycon has completed the acquisition of Norwegian Sektor Gruppen, the biggest shopping center deal in the Nordics this year. At the same time, the shopping center Strömpilen in Umeå, Sweden, and 13 Finnish grocery store properties are sold. ”A natural step in our strategy to refine our portfolio to major Nordic cities, focusing on grocery-anchored shopping […]

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Niam aquires Ikea property

Niam has acquired the commercial property Kalmar Alhagen 3 of IKEA Nordic Centres. The property consists of two buildings totaling 21,000 square meters and is located in the Hansa City outside Kalmar. Existing tenants are Citygross, Media Markt, Stadium and KungSängen. “This was an opportunity for Niam to acquire a commercial property with development potential in Kalmar’s […]

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Ingelsta Shopping

Ingelsta Shopping to be expanded with 20 stores

Eurocommercial is set for expansion of Ingelsta shopping with 20 new stores on 10,000 square meters. In addition, improved parking and infrastructure is planned around the mall in Norrköping. “This change means not only new retail space. It is a more comprehensive approach that is now being taken, ” says the center manager Kenneth Malmberg (more…)

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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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