Wallenstam will be an anchor developer for Barkarbystaden IV

The municipal executive board in Järfälla Municipality has decided to choose Wallenstam as one of two anchor developers for Barkarbystaden IV. The agreement implies an option to negotiate with the municipality regarding land allocations for housing construction within the zoning plan areas for two years.   

We are very proud about the commission to be an anchor developer for Barkarbystaden IV. It will be a natural progression for us as a company to continue developing the Barkarbystaden district together with other developers,” says Mathias Aronsson Vice CEO, Wallenstam AB.  

The zoning plans for Barkarbystaden III and IV include around 6,000 apartments, an F-9 school (from about the age of 6 up to ninth grade), Barkarbystaden’s future metro station, workplaces and premises for retail and public services. The intention of the parties is that each land allocation should include building rights equivalent to at least 100 apartments. The location of the building rights will be decided in the coming land allocation agreements.

Järfälla Municipality as part of an agreement for extension of the Stockholm metro from Akalla to Barkarby, has undertaken to construct 14,000 apartments in the metro’s catchment area up to 2030. In the urban development area Barkarbystaden, development is in progress within the zoning plan for Barkarbystaden I as well as planning in detail within the zoning plan for Barkarbystaden II and III and zoning plan work is also ongoing for Barkarbystaden IV.

For more information:
Elisabeth Vansvik, Director of Communications Wallenstam AB (publ) tel. 46 31-20 00 00 or 46 705-17 11 38


Wallenstam is a growing property company that manages, builds and develops properties for sustainable living and enterprise in Gothenburg and Stockholm. The property holding is valued at around SEK 35 billion and the customer base consists of around 7,600 households and 1,000 enterprises. The total lettable area is around 1 million sq m. Wallenstam is self-sufficient in renewable energy through the company Svensk NaturEnergi . The company’s B shares have been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1984 .

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Wallenstam was established in 1944 and is a dedicated property company with about 300 properties in the three major urban areas Gothenburg, Stockholm and Helsingborg. The focus of the Group’s portfolio is residential and commercial properties in Göteborg. The Group’s rental income is more than SEK 1 billion and the value of its property portfolio is just under SEK 13 billion. The Group’s Series B shares have been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange since 1984.


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