TENANT REPRESENTATION GOING DIGITAL WITH NEWSEC TENREP TOOL
15.4.2019Newsec has been offering tenant representation services from the beginning of the 21st century and it has gained considerable popularity in recent years. In order to improve the service, communicate more efficiently and add transparency, Newsec has developed the digital Newsec Tenrep tool. The innovation makes it easier for lessors to be involved in space searches and for tenants to find suitable spaces.
Sustainable investing is increasingly important within the real estate sector
29.3.2019Sustainable investing has become an integral part of the values and strategy of the biggest businesses in real estte. Climate change concerns have brought the subject to the centre of pension fund investment policies, in particular, and it is becoming more and more mainstream.
A LANDMARK CBD PROPERTY IN TURKU, FINLAND, WAS SOLD – NEWSEC ACTED AS THE SELLERS’ COMMERCIAL ADVISOR
27.3.2019A CBD landmark property Kivikukkaro located at Yliopistonkatu 29 B, Turku, has been sold. The property was acquired by the open-ended special AIF Vontobel Sustainable Real Estate, managed by Quadoro Doric.
MIKKO TENHOLA APPOINTED HEAD OF NEWSEC ADVISORY IN FINLAND
18.3.2019Mikko Tenhola has been appointed as the new Head of Newsec Advisory in Finland from August 1, 2019. He joined Newsec in 2010 and has been deputy Head since 2017. The current Head Juhani Reen will retire at the end of 2019.
Newsec Property Outlook Spring 2019: (Co-)working 9 to 5 – is that the new way to make a living?
11.3.2019The total co-working stock in the Nordic and Baltic countries has grown by 36 percent from 2017 to 2018. Following this strong growth, the amount of co-working space will continue to increase by another 24 percent in 2019, up to 680,000 square meters. Co-working as a share of the total office stock will also continue to grow, from 1.5 percent in 2017 to about 2.5 percent in 2019. These figures are available in the latest issue of the Newsec Property Outlook.
8.3.2019Though real estate is traditionally regarded as a highly male-dominated and rather conservative sector, this image is changing rapidly. Newsec is an excellent example of this trend, with women making up nearly 60 per cent of the staff, even in managerial grades. How did this come about? Let's give the women an opportunity to explain!
15.2.2019Newsec has achieved a truly stunning 4th place in the medium-sized enterprises section of the prestigious Great Place to Work® Finland survey, improving the company's ranking by a remarkable 12 places compared to the previous year.
Investment demand remains strong and international investors active in Finnish property market
13.2.2019Newsec's spring Property Outlook Finland reveals that stock market fluctuations and low interest rates have encouraged investors to seek more stable and higher yields and to decentralise their property investments.
Rental apartment buildings, logistics and consumer goods store properties attracting international interest
13.2.2019Urbanisation is intensifying rental apartment building investment demand in Finland and abroad. Domestic investors have been the most active in this sector, although last year, international investors made significant direct investments in rental apartment buildings in Finland – a trend that is likely to continue to grow this year.
Municipalities outsourcing their property holdings
13.2.2019The public sector and municipalities, in particular, are in the process of changing their property strategy and not all municipal property investments are necessarily recorded in their own balance sheets any longer.
Newsec adviced the City of Helsinki in a €165 million sale and leaseback arrangement with Union Investment
4.12.2018On the 4th of December the City of Helsinki has signed a sales agreement regarding the Urban Environment House located in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The property currently under construction is acquired by Union Investment Real Estate GmbH via a forward purchase agreement. Purchase price for the asset comprising 27,500 sqm of leasable area is 165 million euros. At the same time City of Helsinki signs a 20-year lease for the entire building.
16.11.2018Newsec has prepared a report on service needs in the Pasila district for the City of Helsinki. The City of Stockholm also chose Newsec as its advisor for redeveloping the Slussen district. Providing advice and various analyses for public sector property transactions is an integral part of Newsec’s service portfolio in the Nordic and Baltic Countries.
Properties play a key role in mitigating climate change
16.10.2018The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report last week presenting two future scenarios for an increase in the global average temperature: 1.5 degrees and 2 degrees. There is no longer any room to doubt that now is the last opportunity to bring about an emission-free future for our children, and properties will play a vital role in this.