The great town hall property buying spree

April 9 2017 | by Oliver Shah @ The Sunday Times Cash-strapped authorities have become real estate investors to raise funds. Councils are using a loophole in Treasury borrowing to pile into real estate – and create a tower of debt. After a career as an investment manager at HBOS, the bank that had to be bailed […]

Trinova secures green funding

22/07/2016 | Karl Tomusk, Estates Gazette Lloyds Bank has issued the first loan from its £1bn green lending scheme. Fund manager Trinova secured £17m of debt from the bank for its £30m acquisition of Vulcan House in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The 120,000 sq ft building is fully let to the government. The four-year loan reflects […]

The battle for the White House

08/07/2016 | by Janie Manzoori-Stamford How will the outcome of the US presidential race impact real estate? Against the odds, Donald Trump has swept his way to the Republican Party nomination. When the property tycoon announced his intention to enter the presidential race back in 2015, Paddy Power gave his chances of winning as 53/1. […]

London Real Estate Forum 2016

21/06/2016 | Rebecca Kent, Estates Gazette London: How Likely Is It? London’s failure to prioritise its airport capacity problems is damaging its reputation among international investors, experts said at the London Real Estate Forum last week. Speaking at Estates Gazette’s keynote session “London: How Likely Is It?”, Linus Forsberg, partner at Trinova Real Estate, said […]

Cycles, sex and black swans

30/10/2015 | Liz Hamson, Property Week There we were at MIPIM UK debating THE big question on everyone’s lips – where are we in the property cycle? – and UCL professor Peter Rees suddenly chipped in with a rather racy comment on soaring house prices. “Students come over here for the best free sex and […]

Fastigheter: Långsiktighet kan gå förlorad i dagens miljö-FC Wihlborgs

18/09/2015 | Johan Eklund, SIX News STOCKHOLM (SIX) Fastighetsvärdering kan te sig som mer utav en konst än en vetenskap, med stora variationer även mellan hur de olika noterade bolagen värderar. Samtidigt bör fastighetsbolag fokusera på att brinna för förvaltning och utveckling, och att därigenom maximera sina långsiktiga kassaflöden. Det uppger fastighetsbolaget Wihlborgs finanschef Arvid […]

What the Greek referendum means for property

3 July 2015 | by Jack Sidders European real estate prices have been seemingly immune to the Greek crisis this year, with little sign of any volatility in the six months since the anti-austerity Syriza government was elected. But with prime minister Alexis Tsipras’s shock decision to call a referendum on the final bailout terms […]


Germany, UK & France Briefing, European Real Estate Opportunities, New York, June 2015 Martin Brühl, Head of Investment Management International, Union Investment Real Estate, Linus Forsberg, Partner, Trinova, discuss whether there are investment opportunities to be found in the UK beyond London. Martin Brühl, Head of Investment Management International, Union Investment Real Estate, Linus Forsberg, […]