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Weekly update, 2 November - The journey continues - Uganda

Weekly update, 2 November - The journey continues - Uganda

It’s already a new week and things are passing by so fast. New Nordic Group is growing quickly, our projects in Asia are all nearly sold out and focus is on expanding present locations in Asia and our exciting Africa projects. Next week we’ll start talking more about Latin America and the ...

Weekly update, 26 October - Escape to Malawi

Weekly update, 26 October - Escape to Malawi

"When writing this, I’m sitting outside under a gray sky with heavy clouds in Hua Hin. It’s a lovely morning and rain is something I look forward to. The morning jogging tour around the lake, greeting all people on the way is really interesting. All ages and from all over the world. At 6am...

Weekly update, 19 October - Zimbabwe and Malawi

Weekly update, 19 October - Zimbabwe and Malawi

Last week we covered the old Portuguese colony that gained independence in 1975. Today we’re in Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe which is a landlocked country located in southeast Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, and Mozambi...

Know more about Mozambique

Know more about Mozambique

In this series, you'll follow our marketing team and our Hollywood team that has been busy documenting our New Nordic Paradises of the world from a tourist perspective. What to see, what to do and how to get around. Some anecdotes from our own adventures just to spice it up a bit. First out are Mozamb...

RE/MAX Thailand: Africa - the new real estate investment frontier?

RE/MAX Thailand: Africa - the new real estate investment frontier?

With Global uncertainty and a China-slowdown looming - could Africa be the next region to boom?

Raymond Whitley – Business Development Director for RE/MAX Thailand was recently invited by Norwegian Developer: New Nordic Group(NNG) to view their new hotel projects in Uganda, Malawi and Zim...

Weekly update, 5 October, Kitesurfing for Dummies

Weekly update, 5 October, Kitesurfing for Dummies

This time we head off to the always colorful Brazil and the kitesurfing paradise Cumbuco just north of Fortaleza. The modern sport of kitesurfing originated around 1995, but a patent was filed already in 1977 by Gijsbertus Adrianus Panhuise from The Netherlands. Ever since, it’s been refined to ...

NEW NORDIC VISITING INDIGENOUS TRIBES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA

NEW NORDIC VISITING INDIGENOUS TRIBES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA

New Nordic representatives trekked to the centre of the Sierra Nevada mountains visiting ancient Tayrona settlements inhabited by their successors the KOGUI and ARHUACO. The starting point of the jungle excursion was the former Paramilitary HQ of Quebrada del Sol, located approx a 4 hour trek from the...

Weekly briefing, 14 September

Weekly briefing, 14 September

It’s easy to get lost in the New Nordic world of investments and we’re eager to show our new projects, from the amazing Lake Malawi to the Hacienda dos Amigos coffee farm in the Colombian Sierra Nevada – but we still focus on Asia and today we have a whopping 32 buildings in progress...

Going the distance for a plastic-free ocean

Going the distance for a plastic-free ocean

Cape Town, South Africa (CNN)

For someone who spends most of her time in the water, Sarah Ferguson's routine is airtight. An ocean swim before work, a pool session at lunchtime, Pilates coaching in the evening, followed by a healthy dinner, and then bed. This record-setting endurance swimmer is...

Weekly update, Uganda

Weekly update, Uganda

Uganda is an East African country lying within the Nile basin, where Lake Victoria takes a substantial portion of its area. Among all the countries in the world, Uganda is highly thought of as one of the most beautiful places to live in. Termed the “Pearl of Africa” by Winston Churchill, i...

Weekly update, Meet the team!

Weekly update, Meet the team!

Pattaya Trader wrote an article about the International Sales Team and our Pattaya offices.

Bangkok Post: Indonesia plans to cut tax on corporates and scrap a levy on dividend to make companies in Southeast Asia’s largest economy draw more foreign investment amid a global slowdown.

New Nordic Group Awarded Best Innovative Investment Product

New Nordic Group Awarded Best Innovative Investment Product

New Nordic Group amongst the outstanding group of winners at the Dot Property Thailand Awards 2019.

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Weekly briefing, 18th August

Weekly briefing, 18th August

Today, the New Nordic Group offers investments into two projects in Central Africa. First, we launched Hotel Terra, which is a beautiful highrise in Entebbe, Uganda, with close connection to the airport, Lake Victoria and the city. Shortly after we also opened for investments into the 5-star resort de...

Beach cleaning at Yin Yom Beach

Beach cleaning at Yin Yom Beach

New Nordic CSR program involves our ambitious Connected Communities programs where we strive to enable and engage people to evolve, but also in activites of great importance to our near environment; cleaning the beaches in our tropical paradises.

New Nordic staff periodically cleans beaches and...

World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America 2019

World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America 2019

WTA is recognized globally as the leading quality brand within the travel industry as well as offering the best networking opportunity. This year WTA Latin America was held in La Paz, Bolivia this past 14th of July.

Colombia was awarded ‘South America's Leading Destination 2019’ and...

Weekly briefing, 3rd August

Weekly briefing, 3rd August

What started as a regular real estate development company has now transformed into a client-oriented investment wonder. Our original company was first selling condos, which clients could turn into their permanent home or use during holidays. However, today, we have a different goal in mind. We aim to ...

New Nordic Group Turn Key Investments

New Nordic Group Turn Key Investments

Investing in holiday resorts in the newest real estate investment trend. If you’re looking to splash the cash on some overseas real estate investments either as a permanent residence, holiday home, or pure investment property, then perhaps you should consider the benefits of investing in resort ...

New Nordic Group: 10-years of successful investments

New Nordic Group: 10-years of successful investments

Monday 15th of July 2009 Kurt Svendheim established New Nordic Group and launched one apartment building in beautiful Pratamnak Hill. This was the start of the orange story, which would blossom and thrive for the years to come. It was the start of the orange family. It was the start of successfully tu...

You’ve probably never heard of CGIAR, but they are essential to feeding our future

You’ve probably never heard of CGIAR, but they are essential to feeding our future

What’s for dinner?

It’s a question asked every day in homes around the world. No other organization has done as much to ensure families—especially the poorest—have an answer to that question as CGIAR, the world’s largest global agricultural research organization.

Making coffee in Uganda, a life style changer

Making coffee in Uganda, a life style changer

New Nordic is documenting our fantastic world and this time we invite you to join us making fresh coffee on the slopes of Mt Elgon in Uganda at the fantastic Sipi waterfalls. The coffee harvested here is Arabica and it grows best between 1600 and 1900 meters over sea level. As you can imagine, making ...

Weekly briefing, 7th July

Weekly briefing, 7th July

This year we released our two first projects on the African continent, one in Malawi and one in Uganda. I have therefore spent a lot of time on the African continent with our team here, exploring the regions and working closely on every development. I see amazing poential in the locations we have chos...

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project

The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project in the world. At 1.18 gigawatts of peak capacity, it'...

Weekly briefing, 29 June

Weekly briefing, 29 June

Kurt Svendheim and Jan Nuijten are joining TPP on exhibitions in France and we have a special focus on the new African projects, Malo Resort and Hotel Terra. These tours gives us valuable feedback and investor insights which allows us to fine-tune strategies and product offering on our upcoming new pr...

EU and Mercosur agree huge trade deal after 20-year talks

EU and Mercosur agree huge trade deal after 20-year talks

The EU and South American economic bloc Mercosur have clinched a huge trade deal after 20 years of negotiations.

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said it was the EU's biggest deal to date and, at a time of trade tensions between the US and China, showed that "we stand for rules-based tra...

The markets poised to outperform developed countries like the US and UK might surprise you

The markets poised to outperform developed countries like the US and UK might surprise you

Investors looking for growth should consider often-overlooked markets outside the US — and even the developed world.

Emerging markets, which include countries such as Brazil, India, and China — as well as an array of others around the globe — are poised for growth as the US ec...

India tells scooter makers to prepare for a switch to EVs

India tells scooter makers to prepare for a switch to EVs

Indian scooter and motorcycle manufacturers have to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, and they only have two weeks to come up with one. According to Reuters, Indian officials have met up with the companies, including Bajaj Auto and Hero MotoCorp, to ask them to participate in the authorit...

Colombia's 'Lost City' is older than Machu Picchu, and hardly anyone visits

Colombia's 'Lost City' is older than Machu Picchu, and hardly anyone visits

Santa Maria, Colombia (CNN) — Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s.

First piling in Phuket

First piling in Phuket

This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the New Nordic Group. Going from launching a one apartment building, we are now present with projects or offices on a total of four continents across 37 destinations. I am very proud to be approaching the 10-year mark knowing we have achieved the first step i...

Alani Hospitality Training

Alani Hospitality Training

New Nordic Hospitality and Alani Hospitality have many upcoming opnenings with New Nordic Castle, Signature Bali-Sanur and Samui Hotel. The team is meeting on a regular basis to be ahead of the developments.

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Eurovision 2019, we have a winner!

Eurovision 2019, we have a winner!

For Europeans, the Eurovision Song Contest is an institution. Being from Scandinavia, the ESC or "mello" as we refer to in Sweden, is a true must every spring. Countries select their best song in country wide selection processes all over Europe and in Australia. These 40-50 songs are then battling for...

Weekly briefing, 18 May

Weekly briefing, 18 May

In this edition we cover our new development in Malawi, the Malo Resort. A 5-star resort on the beach of Lake Malawi. A true paradise. Happy Norway day! Yesterday, 17th of May, was Norway's constitution day and we want to congrats all our Norwegian colleagues and friends. We also talk about Kiwano and...

Exploring emerging regions - kurtsvendheim.com

Exploring emerging regions - kurtsvendheim.com

Kurt Svendheim (born 1967 in Tønsberg, Norway) is a Norwegian entrepreneur, businessman and visionary. Svendheim is the founder of New Nordic Group and chairman of the board, but takes an active part in daily operations of the companies in the group. Kurt has his own website,

Gorillas Eat Grass

Gorillas Eat Grass

Our travel agency Kiwano Travel routinely publicises inspiring articles about travel, lifestyle and their local staff is placed right where history is made, locally. In the rural Africa, Asia and soon on mountain tops in Colombia.

This month they continue their successful lifestyle series on th...

New Nordic announces first development in Uganda!

New Nordic announces first development in Uganda!

This extra edition of New Nordic Weekly briefing covers our brand new Uganda development - Hotel Terra.

The words of Winston Churchill published in 1908 still ring true today in the 21st Century. “For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for a profusion of brilliant life — b...

Both Microsoft and New Nordic Group investing in Africa

Both Microsoft and New Nordic Group investing in Africa

New Nordic Group is investing in land banking and real estate development in Africa and we've just released the Malo Resort in Salima, Malawi, on the very shores of Lake Malawi. In Uganda, we followed up with a city project; the land mark-to-be, the 5-star Hotel Terra. And that's just the beginning - ...

Grand Opening at Kon-Tiki

Grand Opening at Kon-Tiki

On Saturday the 27th of April, we had our grand opening at Kon-Tiki, your beachside restaurant. We had an absolutely amazing time with colleagues, guest and friends. We served our special grand opening tiki drinks, eat the amazing food they make at the kitchen and had a spectacular fire show on the be...

Uganda is a Great Investment Location in Africa

Uganda is a Great Investment Location in Africa

The words of Winston Churchill published in 1908 still ring true today in the 21st Century. “For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for a profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is “the Pearl of Africa.” The Kin...

Seminars on Bali 16 May (closed)

Seminars on Bali 16 May (closed)

Update: registrations are now unfortunately closed but we're more than happy to sign you up for nextcoming seminars. Please drop us a line on indonesia@newnordicgroup.com for more information.

Dont miss our seminars ...

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

We want to take this time to wish you and your family Happy Easter from all of us in New Nordic Group!

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Weekly update, 2 November - The journey continues - Uganda

Weekly update, 26 October - Escape to Malawi

Weekly update, 19 October - Zimbabwe and Malawi

Know more about Mozambique

RE/MAX Thailand: Africa - the new real estate investment frontier?

Weekly update, 5 October, Kitesurfing for Dummies

NEW NORDIC VISITING INDIGENOUS TRIBES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA

Weekly briefing, 14 September

Going the distance for a plastic-free ocean

Weekly update, Uganda

Weekly update, Meet the team!

New Nordic Group Awarded Best Innovative Investment Product

Weekly briefing, 18th August

Beach cleaning at Yin Yom Beach

World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America 2019

Weekly briefing, 3rd August

New Nordic Group Turn Key Investments

New Nordic Group: 10-years of successful investments

You’ve probably never heard of CGIAR, but they are essential to feeding our future

Making coffee in Uganda, a life style changer

Weekly briefing, 7th July

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project

Weekly briefing, 29 June

EU and Mercosur agree huge trade deal after 20-year talks

The markets poised to outperform developed countries like the US and UK might surprise you

India tells scooter makers to prepare for a switch to EVs

Colombia's 'Lost City' is older than Machu Picchu, and hardly anyone visits

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Alani Hospitality Training

Eurovision 2019, we have a winner!

Weekly briefing, 18 May

Exploring emerging regions - kurtsvendheim.com

Gorillas Eat Grass

New Nordic announces first development in Uganda!

Both Microsoft and New Nordic Group investing in Africa

Grand Opening at Kon-Tiki

Uganda is a Great Investment Location in Africa

Seminars on Bali 16 May (closed)

Happy Easter!