Nordic investors continue to show high interest in the Danish real estate market and were again predominant in the first quarter of 2018. This states Cushman & Wakefield | RED list of the 10 most active investors in Denmark. Swedish Heimstaden and Klövern have already in the first three months carried out big trades. This just confirms that Denmark continues to be an attractive real estate market.

Swedish Heimstaden invested a total amount of DKK10, 2 billion on the Danish market last year, and the investments continue in 2018. Heimstaden has already invested DKK2, 4 billion in the first quarter while Klövern added Codanhus to their Danish portfolio. At the time, Klövern’s Danish portfolio is in a total amount of over DKK2 billion.


The first Danish active investor is to be found in fourth place. This is the Dades, property Investment Company, who, so far, has invested three-digit million sums in the first quarter.

There are only three Danish investors represented on the top 10-list. The following investors are Dades, Danica Pension, and Thylander Gruppen, real estate investor. This verifies the following tendency that foreign investors still find the Danish real estate market interesting in 2018.

Nicholas Thurø, Managing Partner in Cushman & Wakefield RED, elaborates, “We are experiencing a continues interest from foreign investors. At the moment, we are offering core retail properties in central Copenhagen, where more of the bidders are foreign investors who are not on the Danish real estate market yet.”


In the statement of Danish transactions value, it is seen that the transaction volume is 13 pct. higher than last year same time. It is primarily in Copenhagen the most significant volume is to be seen. It is a result of that private properties are on top of investor’s wish list and constitutes just below 50 pct. of the total volume. All numbers and statistician can be found on our dynamic analytical tool: