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"The weak start on the investment market in 2013 has gradually improved and the transaction volumes has increased in the last six months."
"“Yield spreads between primeand secondary have continuedto grow, but the shortage ofprime assets on the marketcould force investors intolooking at the prime portion ofsecondary assets”."
"Sweden’s investment market remains stable according to Savills, with the total 2012 transaction volume expected to reach SEK 90 – 100 billion (€10.4bn – €11.6bn), keeping it in line with 2011 volumes and the 10-year average. The international real estate advisor records a total investment volume of SEK 67bn (€7.88bn) in the first three quarters of 2012, maintaining the market’s European ranking at number four in terms of transaction turnover, after the UK, Germany and France."
"During 2011, the transaction volume for pure logistics facilities amounted to approximately SEK 4.8 billion, compared to SEK 2.8 billion in 2010 and SEK 1.4 billion in 2009. Currently, the active investors on the acquisition side have a low leverage and are primarily looking for safe investments with stable cash flows."
"In line with most economies in Europe, Sweden’s economy has experienced a mild downturn in the last two quarters. However, Sweden’s solid public finances allows for a expansionary public policy in order to support the economy."
"Prime yields are back to their long term average levels, following a period of strong investor interest for prime assets. Overall investors remain wary of secondary markets amid downside risks to the European economic outlook however some specialist players have started exploring the best opportunities in this market segment. Eri Mitsostergiou - European Research"
"Investor interest remains strong, driven by positive economic outlook and good leasing market prospects. We believe crossborder investment is likely to grow in the future but will face fierce competition from domestic investors. "
" “In spite of weak annual performances, investment activity increased on average by 30% each quarter in 2009. Still, we believe the market will still have to face some difficulties in 2010.” "