Here we explain words and concepts that will help you interpret the financial information on our website.

Property costs

Costs for electricity, heating, water, property management, cleaning, property administration, insurance and maintenance less invoiced supplement for operations and maintenance.

Investment properties

The total property holding excluding development properties.


The properties primary usage by area. The type of area that accounts for the largest share of total area determines how properties are classified. Accordingly, a property with 51 per cent office space is classified as an office property. The categories are Office, Industrial/Warehouse, Retail and Other.


Kungsleden defines clusters as a gathered property holding in a location with good accessibility,  in a market with good growth and development potential. The optimal cluster has a favourable mix of offices, retail and residential, and an attractive service offering.

Contract value

Rent according to the lease agreemets plus indexation and rent surcharges expressed as an annual value.

Development properties 

Properties with areas of vacant possession that are planned to be vacated, short-term leased or demolished to enable development. Individual properties are classified as development properties on a quarterly basis, which may affect comparisons beween periods. If a property changes classification between development and investment property, the comparative period is not affected.


Stockholm means Greater Stockholm, Gothenburg means Greater Gothenburg and Malmö means Greater Malmö.

Average interest rate

The average interest rate is calculated by setting the interest costs from loans and interest rate swaps, the initial direct costs and the costs associated with unutilised credit lines in relation to the outstanding loan volume on the reporting date.

Unrealised changes in value 

Result of change in estimated market value of properties compared with the previous reporting period.


Measures to maintain the property and its technical systems. Current and planned actions involving exchanges or renovation of building parts or technical systems. Also includes tenatn improvements.

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued guidelines on alternative performance measures (APMs). The guidelines apply to APMs disclosed by issuers or persons responsible for drawing up a prospectus on or after 3 July 2016. The purpose is to provide a clear and complete understanding of the APMs.

The property sector has performance measures that are specific to the industry and they are published in the financial statements.