Since its foundation, Stronghold has consistently delivered strong and profitable growth and developed into one of Europe’s leading real estate Groups. Today, we operate throughout Northern Europe with approximately 40 local offices and more than 1,800 employees and an annual revenue exceeding € 200 million.
The Group’s largest holdings are the wholly owned subsidiaries Newsec, Niam and Datscha.
Newsec – The Full Service Property House – founded by Stronghold in 1994, is a leading independent company, with approximately 1,700 employees across the Nordics and the Baltics. Newsec offers property owners, investors and tenants a full range of services within the field of property and asset management as well as advisory. Thanks to large volumes, local presence and in-depth understanding of a range of businesses, Newsec has a unique expertise of the property market in northern Europe. Recent acquisitions of Basale in Norway and Datea in Denmark has positioned Newsec among the top five property asset management firms in Europe with approximately €40 billion of commercial real estate under management.
Niam – founded by Stronghold in 1998, is the leading private equity real estate firm in Northern Europe with real estate assets currently under management of more than € 3.5 billion. With more than € 7 billion of total invested capital managed since 2000, Niam is the largest opportunistic private equity real estate firm in the Nordic region and it has a global blue chip investor base. Since the start in 1998, Niam has realised more than 30 per cent gross IRR with an equity multiple of 2.0x.. On average, the organisation’s top professionals have over 25 years of direct real estate experience.
Datscha – founded by Stronghold in 1996, is one of Europe´s leading provider of information and analysis services for commercial properties. In 2010, Datscha expanded its services to Finland and in December 2015 the company entered the UK. The Datscha platform collects, aggregates and visualises public and proprietary property data in the market’s most modern and intuitive web-based solution. Today, Datscha serves more than 700 companies across seven countries.
Our investments include Tessin (Swedish Real estate crowd funding service), Mestro (Swedish energy usage analysis tracking system) and Work Around (Swedish online marketplace for subletting office space). In addition, Proptech is the digital accelerator of Stronghold Invest, focused on leveraging the Groups digital assets and industry-leading portfolio of companies, in order to create and deliver the real estate services of tomorrow.