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The Balder Group
Balder owns, manages and develops residential and commercial premises in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany, the United Kingdom and Greece.
Balder strive to be a long-term property owner. We create people-friendly areas that are attractive and safe. Areas and properties where people want to live and businesses can thrive.
The company is part of several companies associated with property management and the bank Collector.
The journey begins in Sweden.
It's been an eventful journey since it all began in 2005; we've stayed true to our core: be a long-term property owner that develops areas where people live and thrive. From being a local player in the Swedish market, Balder has become a player in the European market.
The Balder Group have many affiliated and associated companies. An assortment of these is listed below.
- Bovieran AB.
Bovieran AB is a unique conceptual living inspired by the French Riviera for seniors.
- Din Bostad AB.
Din Bostad AB has been a part of the Group since 2009. The company provides residential properties in Sweden.
- SF Invest/Newst.se.
Balder is one of fifteen owners of SF Invest; a branch funding company in the real estate industry. SF Invest aims to simplify the search for commercial premises by creating the marketplace newst.se.
Balder's operation in Denmark.
Balder initiated our establishment in Denmark in 2012 through an acquisition of residential properties of 43.500 sq. m.
Today, we have a broad portfolio of properties located in Danish cities with positive development. We have several ongoing new production projects, e.g. Carlsbakken, Bastionen, Agerhusene, Lerholmen, Lynghaven, Ofeliahaven and Green Hills.
We have a positive outlook on the Danish market and strive to develop our property and project portfolio.
Balder is the majority owner of SATO.
Balder owns 54.5% of SATO Oyj. SATO is one of the biggest real estate companies in Finland focused on residential properties.
SATO provides attractive properties in prominent locations, which complement Balder's existing operation and property portfolio. Most of SATO's properties are in Helsinki, Tammerfors and Åbo.
Growing stock in Norway.
Balder has gradually expanded our portfolio in Norway by acquiring 50% of Anthon B Nilsen Eiendom AS and over 30% of the shares in Entra ASA.
The first property that Balder acquired was Hedmark University in Elverum; the Norwegian state is a tenant. The property of Hedmark University has been ready since 2010.
In 2018, we expanded the Norwegian portfolio by acquiring a property in Björvika in central Oslo.
- Entra ASA.
Entra ASA is one of Norway's most prominent real estate companies. They own and manage approx. 1.3 million sq. m. distributed over 90 properties in the four largest cities of Norway. Learn more at entra.no.
- Anthon B Nilsen Eiendom AS.
Anthon B Nilsen Eiendom AS develop and manage approx. 60.000 sq. m. commercial properties in Oslo and other cities in eastern Norway. They are a strong player in the property market in Norway, with a solid core and development potential. Learn more at abne.no.
Balder owns hotels and properties in Germany and Great Britain.
Balder acquired a property portfolio consisting of seven hotel properties in 2018. The properties have over 800 hotel rooms with a total lettable area of 40.000 sq. m.
Berlin stands for about 40% of the rental value; other significant cities include Leipzig, Erfurt and Gelsenkirchen. The operator of the hotel chain is Ligula Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of Good Morning Hotels.
Balder acquired two properties in London in 2019.
Good growth opportunities in Greece.
Balder acquired just over 17% of the shares in the Greek listed company Premia Properties. The company has Elias Georgiadis, of Stenhus Fastigheter AB, as the largest owner. Read more about the acquisition here.
Stenhus Fastigheter AB is on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Nasdaq First North. Balder is a major owner.
- Premia Properties.
Premia Properties' portfolio has a value of just under SEK 2 billion. The portfolio consists of logistic, trade and community properties, most in the Athens area. Learn more at premia.gr.