Next Generation Real Estate Investment & Asset Management

Next Generation Real Estate Investment & Asset Management

Ailon is an innovative real estate investment and asset management company focused on the Northern European markets

Since its formation in 2011, Ailon has invested through a series of platform-specific partnerships, separate accounts and regional funds on behalf of leading international institutional investors.

Ailon offers its investors direct real asset exposure and focuses on delivering compelling risk adjusted returns through core plus, value-add and opportunistic investment strategies. We have delivered best in class student apartments, micro-living, senior living, co-living and multi-family housing in city cores and in new and emerging neighborhoods.

Our team operates across offices in London, Stockholm and Copenhagen.
20 years
Team joint track-record
€10 bn
Team total investment volume
~ 250
Properties completed under value-add strategies
~ 20
Development schemes completed
~ 6,500
Number of apartments in the group’s current or most recent investments
7
Countries in Europe team has invested in

Investment Themes Overview

Student
Accommodation

Ailon News

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Carbon Net Zero Living & Workspace scheme in Central London

2022-06-05
The scheme includes 160 Serviced Apartments, let to a leading, global operator, and workspace The scheme is located in one of London’s major growth quarters, close to...
Apartments in the Inner Harbour of Sundsvall
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Apartments in the Inner Harbour of Sundsvall

2022-05-30
Sundsvall is one of the larger cities in Northern Sweden It’s a dynamic region with a diversified business community and an attractive housing market The site is located in...
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Ailon's JV company Wilma selected to develop Bro Centrum

2022-04-20
Nu presenteras inriktningen för framtidens Bro Torg Inriktningen ligger till grund för det vidare arbetet med detaljplanering och byggnation Upplands-Bro kommun har även...
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Winner of 2021 Offsite Awards

2021-09-23
Project Jylland was in September 2021 announced by the Offsite Awards Judges as a winner of the 2021 Offsite Awards The Offsite Awards is a prestigious event dedicated to...
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Europa Capital and Ailon make debut senior living investment with acquisition of €45 million Danish development opportunity

2021-06-07
- Europa Capital and Ailon will convert a hospital into state-of-the-art senior housing to capitalise on highly supportive demographic trends - Europa Capital, the...
The Turbine Factory in Hammarby Sjöstad
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The Turbine Factory in Hammarby Sjöstad nears completion

2021-05-18
The Turbine Factory in Hammarby Sjöstad nears completion. New refurbishment, new co-living community and new offsite co-working and team meeting complex.
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Investment Themes

Student Accommodation – UK and Europe

UK and Europe
Strategies
Value-Add, Core Plus and Development
Type
PBSA and general student accommodation
Market segment
Affordable
Geography
Capital cities and established university cities that demonstrate a demand/supply imbalance

Selected Investments and Projects

Commercial Road London
Student Accommodation

Commercial Rd - London, England

Acquisition of an old brewery with carparking Planning consent secured for a complex and demanding project comprising a new tower with 357 student apartments and BREEAM Excellent…
Micro living apartments in Kista - Stockholm, Sweden
Student Accommodation

Kista Jylland- Stockholm, Sweden

Acquisition of an under-utilized site within 150 meters from one of the busiest tube stations in Stockholm Development of 357 student apartments for rent, a youth center and a…
Student Accommodation

Fieldgate St - London, England

Acquisition of an old warehouse with carparking Planning secured and development of 350 student and residential apartments for rent, amenity spaces and 12,000 sq ft ground floor…
Living, Student Accommodation

Sorgenfri - Malmö, Sweden

Acquisition of a former combined office and industrial building Development of 363 apartments for rent targeting students and young professionals The residents have access to a…
Living, Student Accommodation

Kista Anholt - Stockholm, Sweden

Development of an approximately 10,000 gross sqm residential building with Miljöbyggnad Silver accreditation The building includes apartments for rent, co-living and a range of…
Gun street London England
Student Accommodation

Gun St - London, England

Acquisition of a dilapidated hostel on the east side of London transformed into a new student residence providing 360 study bedrooms for London School of Economics (LSE) The…

Living – UK

UK
Strategies
Value-Add, Core Plus and Development
Type
Private Rented Sector (PRS) and Build to Rent (BTR) (separate strategies)
Market segment
Affordable
Geography
Greater London area and commuter belt, coupled with strategic, regional cities

Selected Investments and Projects

Living

Cambridge Heath Road - London, England

The scheme includes 160 Serviced Apartments, let to a leading, global operator, and workspace The scheme is located in one of London’s major growth quarters, close to…
Living

Coopers Row - London, England

Site acquired and planning consent secured for a 307-room hotel near the River Thames in Eastern London The property incorporates the last remaining section of London’s Roman…

Other

Other

X+Why – Whitechapel - London, England

An office redevelopment comprising a mixture of new and refurbished historic buildings for co-working in East London Site acquired in July 2015 and planning consent secured…
Other

Cambridge Heath Rd - London, England

The site was purchased in October 2015 It occupies a strategic location on the eastern fringe of Tech City and the neighborhood is experiencing significant regeneration The new…
Other

Fenchurch St - London, England

Assembly of a complex one acre island site fronting Fenchurch Street, within the heart of the EC3 district of the City of London The site included seven buildings and several…

Living – Nordic Region

Nordic Region
Strategies
Development, Value-Add and Core Plus
Type
Main focus on rental apartments. The strategy also includes selected tenant owned apartments, senior living and aged care
Market segment
Affordable
Geography
Growth regions in Sweden, Denmark and Finland

Selected Investments and Projects

Living, Student Accommodation

Sorgenfri - Malmö, Sweden

Acquisition of a former combined office and industrial building Development of 363 apartments for rent targeting students and young professionals The residents have access to a…
Living, Student Accommodation

Kista Anholt - Stockholm, Sweden

Development of an approximately 10,000 gross sqm residential building with Miljöbyggnad Silver accreditation The building includes apartments for rent, co-living and a range of…
Living

Tretårnet - Helsingör, Denmark

Acquisition of an empty hospital in Helsingör, located in the Capital Region of Denmark Helsingör is closely linked with Copenhagen and the rest of the region through an…
Transformatorverkstaden Hammarby Sjöstad i Stockholm
Living

Hammarby Sjöstad - Stockholm, Sweden

Redevelopment of a historic warehouse and office building into apartments for rent and co-working space in the inner-city of Stockholm, targeting young professionals, students…
Ailon Music Project Helsinki Finland
Living

Music House - Helsinki, Finland

Acquisition of an under-utilised site with parking in the western extension of Helsinki Development of apartments for rent and co-working with LEED Gold accreditation The…
Living

Malmarna - Stockholm, Sweden

Acquisition of centrally located office buildings with significant repositioning and development potential Refurbishment, repositioning and redevelopment of existing buildings…
Living

Strängnäs - Stockholm, Sweden

Acquisition of a listed school building and waterfront development land Redevelopment, refurbishment and repositioning of existing buildings to provide 10,500 sqm of office…
Living

Adolfsberg - Örebro, Sweden

Development of a pre-let aged care property in a strategically located regional city The property is located in a residential district surrounded by nature and recreational…
Living

Gävlehov - Gävle, Sweden

Development of a pre-let aged care property in an important regional city The property is located in an expanding mixed-use district, neighbouring to residential multi-family…
Living

Pilogatan - Regional City, East Sweden

Development of a pre-let aged care property in a regional city in the Greater Stockholm region The property enjoys a central location 800 meter from the central station in an…
Living

Backagatan - Regional City, West Sweden

Development of a pre-let aged care property in a regional city close to Gothenburg The property is located in an old industrial area developed into a residential neighbourhood…

Wilma Stadsutveckling

Wilma Stadsutveckling develops sustainable housing in growth regions in Sweden and Denmark. Wilma collaborates with municipalities in early project stages where significant efforts are required to ensure social and environmental targets in the short and long term are met.
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Living – Germany (sold in 2019)

Germany
Strategies
Value-Add
Type
Main focus on multi-family housing
Market segment
Affordable
Geography
Focus on the greater Berlin area

Selected Investments and Projects

Living, Multi-Family Housing

Portfolio Ze - Berlin, Germany

2018-03-15
Acquisition of an undermanaged and under-rented portfolio of 1,674 multi-family residential units and 94 commercial units The portfolio was rendered as non-core by the seller,…
Living, Multi-Family Housing

Portfolio Ins - Berlin, Germany

2018-03-15
Acquisition of 12 properties built 1970-1994, comprising 467 multi-family residential units and 25 commercial units across 27,327 sqm Rent was improved through targeted…
Living, Multi-Family Housing

Portfolio Alb - Berlin, Germany

2018-03-15
Acquisition of an undermanaged and under-rented 11 properties portfolio of 293 multi-family residential units and 39 commercial units The properties were built in 1900 Rent…
Living, Multi-Family Housing

Portfolio See - Berlin, Germany

2018-05-15
Acquisition of Portfolio See, a portfolio of 77 multi-family residential units and 4 commercial units in attractive locations in Berlin Rent was improved through targeted…
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