Verdion appoints new head of leasing for Sweden

Verdion has strengthened its Nordics business with the appointment of Anders Johansson as Head of Leasing – Sweden.

In this new role at Verdion, Anders is responsible for leading the company’s leasing activity, developing and extending strategic relationships within the occupier market and identifying new opportunities across the country. He is based at Verdion’s Stockholm offices.

Anders has over 15 years’ experience in real estate leasing, development and asset management and joins from Stendorren Fastigheter, where he was Head of Logistics Properties. He has previously worked with Colliers in Stockholm and Gothenburg as well as owning and running his own real estate businesses in Gothenburg, Stockholm and Luleå.

John Clements, Executive Director at Verdion, said: “Anders has extensive experience and great contacts across the Swedish logistics industry. With our pipeline expanding, and continued appetite for opportunities across the Nordics, leasing specialists are a key part of Verdion’s growth strategy and we are pleased to welcome him to the team.”

Verdion is expanding its activity across Europe. Its second fund – Verdion European Logistics Fund 2 (VELF 2) – is focussed delivering on off-market, value-add opportunities in strategic urban locations across Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. Other strategic partnerships continue, with investment and development in major parks, brownfield regeneration and complex built to suit manufacturing and logistics opportunities.

Its Nordics portfolio includes new acquisitions in Södertälje and Horsens in the last year, as well as parks in Gothenburg, Jӧnkӧping, Rosersberg and the Greater Copenhagen area.