About Diös

Diös is one of Sweden's largest real estate companies. We are the market leader in 10 growth cities and we own both commercial properties and residentials. As the largest property owner, we have a unique position to influence our own growth by taking leadership in issues concerning our cities and our own success. Our vision is to create Sweden's most inspiring cities.

Our history

2005

Diös Fastigheter AB is established. The person behind it all is the entrepreneur and grand old man of property, Erik Paulsson. Together with, among others, Humlegården, Klövern, Catella Fonder and LRF, the company acquires 36 properties in Dalarna and Gävleborg from AP Fastigheter.

The business strategy is to acquire, manage and develop properties with high yield in the north of Sweden.

2007

Acquisition of 76 properties in, among other places, Gävle and Sundsvall. We become a large shareholder in the company Åre Centrum AB and consequently become the owner of eight properties in Åre.

2006

Inclusion on the Stockholm Stock Exchange Small Cap list. AB Persson Invest invests in the company and becomes the largest owner.

2010

Acquisition of 32 properties in Falun, Boränge and Söderhamn. Bengtssons Tidnings AB becomes a major shareholder in Diös. Strong share performance and a balance sheet which increases by 33 per cent.

2011

We become the largest private property company in northern Sweden,thanks to the acquisition of the competing property company Norrvidden AB. The acquisition encompasses 243 properties. Our market value more than doubles, from just over SEK 5 billion to almost SEK 12 billion.

2014

Current CEO, Knut Rost, takes on the role. Focus on organic growth and continued concentration of the property portfolio.

2012-2013

We are included on the Stockholm Stock Exchange Mid Cap list. Focus on consolidation and concentration of the property portfolio in growth towns and cities in the north of Sweden.

2016-2017

In 2017, parts of the old Norrporten's proprty portfolio were acquired from Castellum. The property value of the transaction was SEK 4.5 billion and after the acquisition the value of our total property portfolio amounted to just over SEK 19 billion.

2018

The project organization is taking shape and several major new construction projects are being started.

A green financing framework is established and green commercial papers are issued.

2019

Several large projects are being started up. 20 additional properties are environmentally certified, 17% of the property portfolio is environmentally certified.

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Value Creation

10%Per annum
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Property Management

We are the market leader in all our cities. We have local teams in each city making us very close to the market which is a key difference to many of our competitors.

Beeing the major property owner we use our position to make the cites more attractive: Something that lead to higher rental levels, reduced vacancies and better return to our sharholders.

Property Development

With new construction we are a full-house property owner. By using exsiting building rights we create new attactive areas. We target mainly offices and residentials.

By adding new buildings in the city center we set a new standard for quality and rents. It increase the footfall making sorrounding premises more attractive.

We do not build on speculation.

Transactions

We have a successful history of growing the company through acqusitions. By aqcuire properties in the right location and with potential we make use of economics of scale and the benefits of our local team to create additional values. We divest properties outside our prioritized location or with limited economical potential.

We target to have an active presence in the transaction market to improve the quality of the property portfoilo and grow the company.

Strategy

Urban Development

Our view of urban development is to take an active and driving role in creating an inspiring and safe city where people want to live, work, shop and socialise, and where they have access to a wide mix of services.
In brief: We want to create Sweden’s most inspiring cities.

Business Concept

By building good relationships, using our pool of knowledge and taking responsibility, we are developing our cities and creating sustainable long-term value for our tenants, ourselves and our owners.

Mission

To create Sweden’s most attractive places with the right content, where people want to be, live, work and meet.

CoreValues

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    We are clear, open and honest.
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    We are interested, listen and are available
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    We are clear, open and honest.

Our Market

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Falun

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Borlänge

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Mora

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Gävle

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Sundsvall

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Östersund

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Umeå

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Åre

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Skellefteå

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Luleå

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