NREP has consolidated 49 modern logistics properties to form the seed portfolio of NREP Logistics Property Fund. The €1.1bn portfolio is the largest and most prime quality portfolio in the Nordics with a footprint in all the prime logistics hubs, modern efficient buildings, a weighted average lease term exceeding 8 years and a blue-chip tenant base that includes virtually all the largest 3PLs in the Nordic region.
NREP Logistics Property Fund will take a strategic long term approach to the Nordic logistics market and gradually grow the platform over time.
Investors in the fund include local pension funds such as AP1, PFA Pension, DIP (Danske civil- og akademiingeniørers Pensionskasse), JØP (Juristernes og Økonomernes Pensionskasse), and Lægernes Pension as well as international institutional investors such as Allianz and Helaba Invest.
Johan Temse, Investment Manager at AP1 comments: ”We view real estate investment in the logistics market as an interesting way to capitalise on future global trade, consumption, e-commerce and supply chain reconfiguration. We are very pleased to do this partnership with an experienced and competent manager as NREP. We look forward to jointly develop this platform going forward to be the largest and best in class logistics platform in the Nordics”
Rickard Dahlberg, founding partner and Chief Information Officer at NREP comments:”NREP is grateful to have found a group of very knowledgeable investors that share our strategic approach and vision of how to create stable long term value in the Nordic logistics segment”
The portfolio will be managed by NREP’s logistics operating platform Logicenters, the largest manager and developer of modern logistics real estate in the Nordics.