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  • Newsec acted as vendor’s advisor for OP-Vuokratuotto in the sale of two residential properties located in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area

    3.7.2023 Newsec advised OP-Vuokratuotto special investment fund in the sale of two modern residential properties. Castrén & Snellman acted as the vendor’s legal advisor. The properties in the transaction were acquired by NREP.
  • Newsec acted as the seller’s advisor in a transaction of an unconstructed plot in Herttoniemi, Helsinki

    HOK-Elanto has signed an agreement for the sale of an unconstructed plot located in Herttoniemi, Helsinki. The buyer of the property is a consortium led by Pohjola Rakennus and Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company. The transaction will be completed later this year.
  • Finland's first Platinum level certificate for a property has been awarded for Swing House

    The Swing House office building in Espoo's Keilaniemi has received the highest quality rating of the WELL certificate, i.e. the Platinum level. The WELL certification is an international construction quality classification that measures and monitors the well-being produced by the building for employees. Swing House is owned by Keskinäinen Työeläkevakuutusyhtiö Elo, and Newsec is responsible for managing the property and leasing the office spaces.
  • Newsec acted as seller’s advisor in the real estate transaction of the rehabilitation hospital Jalmari in Lahti

    The city of Lahti and the Swiss investment company Swiss Life Asset Managers Transactions AS have made a real estate transaction for the sale of rehabilitation hospital Jalmari located in Lahti's Jalkaranta including leasehold for the property's plot. The purchase price is EUR 35.7 million, and ownership was transferred to the investment company on May 31, 2023.
  • Newsec acted as Stiftelsen Blomsterfonden's advisor in the Pohjolankatu real estate transaction

    Folkhälsan and Stiftelsen Blomsterfonden have made a sale of a real estate located on Pohjolankatu in Helsinki, where Folkhälsan has operated as a tenant and service provider for ten years. Newsec acted as an advisor to the seller. Business will continue as before, focusing on housing, services and elderly care, but now Folkhälsan is both the owner and the service provider. In connection with the change of ownership, the name changes to Folkhälsan Kottby.
  • Three new logistics facilities complete construction in Metropolitan Helsinki facilitated through Newsec deal

    26.10.2022 DWS' local partner Newsec announced the construction completion of the third and final logistics facility, which forms part of a three-property logistics portfolio acquired as a forward funding by DWS in 2019, on behalf of a German institutional investor.
  • Real estate transactions will slow down at the end of the year in an uncertain market environment

    20.10.2022 As far as the economy is concerned, the year has been eventful so far. The war in Ukraine, the threat of recession, accelerating inflation and rising interest rates have set investors to adopt a wait-and-see attitude in the real estate market. The Finnish real estate market is facing challenges that are especially related to the slowdown in economic growth and higher financing costs. 
  • Newsec acted as eQ’s advisor in the acquisition of an office property in Espoo

    21.9.2022 Newsec advised Special Investment Fund eQ Commercial Properties in the acquisition of an office property in Leppävaara, Espoo from Hamburg-based real estate investment manager Union Investment. The transaction comprised of building A of Alberga Business Park at Bertel Jungin Aukio 1-9. Avance acted as legal advisor for the Buyer in the transaction.
  • ISO quality certificate and ISO environmental certificate granted to Newsec Property Asset Management Finland Oy

    22.8.2022 As proof of the systematic development of business operations and the production of high-quality expert services, Newsec has been awarded the ISO 9001 quality management and ISO 14001 environmental management certificates.
  • Newsec and Fujitsu strengthen cooperation

    9.8.2022 Newsec has been Fujitsu's partner in real estate and work environment matters for many years. Now Fujitsu and Newsec are strengthening and deepening their partnership in the Nordic and Baltic countries by signing a long-term partnership on real estate advisory and brokerage services.
  • Newsec Finnish Property Outlook: 2021 exceptionally strong year for the Nordic real estate market

    2.3.2022 The economy has recovered quickly since the downturn caused by the pandemic. The economic recovery was also reflected in the real estate market in 2021, and the transactions market was very active.
  • S-bank property non-ucits fund sold F-Medi II -property to eQ community properties fund in Tampere

    14.1.2022 Newsec acted as the seller's advisor in the sale of the F-Medi II property in Tampere.
  • Newsec acted as Sponda’s advisor in an office and healthcare property transaction in Vantaa

    20.12.2021 Newsec advised Sponda Ltd in the sale of a modern office and healthcare property in Tikkurila, Vantaa to eQ Community Properties Fund and eQ Commercial Properties Fund.
  • Newsec acted as vendor’s advisor in the transaction of an industrial property in Tampere

    OP-Henkivakuutus sold an industrial property, Print, from Tampere to Erikoissijoitusrahasto LähiTapiola Sijoituskiinteistöt. Newsec acted as the vendor’s commercial advisor in the transaction.
  • Newsec Advisory Finland invited four new partners

    3.12.2021 Newsec Advisory Finland has invited four new partners: Tuuli Kouki and Thomas Vane-Tempest working at Commercial Brokerage team, Marjo Kosonen and Pinja Raitanen working at Capital Markets team.
  • Newsec acted as vendor’s advisor in residential skyscraper transaction in Helsinki

    8.10.2021 Union Investment has acquired a residential skyscraper, Atlas, from Aurinkolahti from Skanska for approx. €100 million. Newsec acted as the Vendor’s commercial advisor in the transaction, while Merilampi acted as the Vendor’s legal advisor.
  • Senate Properties sold a property in Helsinki city center – Newsec acted as advisor

    24.9.2021 Senate Properties has sold a property located in Katajanokka, Helsinki city center to NSF IV Fin NewCo 28 Oy that is a company owned by NREP.
  • Newsec Finnish Property Outlook: transactions in Finland are now focused on residential and logistics as well as good offices

    23.9.2021 The property investment market got off to an active start in Finland in the spring, accelerating even more during the summer, finds Newsec’s Finnish Property Outlook for the autumn. The highest activity is currently seen in residential and logistics properties as well as good office properties. At the same time, retail properties are offering an increasingly attractive risk/return profile for investors. Lease periods have become shorter in office leasing, with subletting being another notable phenomenon at the present time.
  • Amos Larinkoski Newsec Advisory Finland’s new Vice Head of Capital Markets

    21.9.2021 Amos Larinkoski has been appointed the new Vice Head of Capital Markets of Newsec Finland’s operations, sharing the management and development responsibilities with team leader Simo Vilhunen.
  • Kastelli research center in Oulu property was sold – Newsec acted as vendor´s advisor

    31.8.2021 A public property fund owned by LähiTapiola has acquired Kastelli research center property in Oulu. It´s located next to the Oulu University hospital, and at the heart of the actively developing Kontinkangas welfare campus.