Skanska builds engineering school facility in North Carolina, USA, for USD 85M, about SEK 690M

Skanska has signed a contract with Duke University to build a new engineering building at the Duke University campus in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The contract is worth USD 85M, about SEK 690M, which will be included in the US order bookings for the first quarter 2018.

The contract consists of the construction of about a 14,000-square-meter new engineering school facility that will house computational and wet labs.

Site work began in February 2018, and the project is expected to be complete in November 2020.

Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in the USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial property developments in select US markets. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 59 billion in 2017 and has approximately 9,500 employees.

For further information please contact:

Sherie Winston, Communications, Skanska USA, tel +1 703 351 27 52

Andreas Joons, Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 449 04 94

Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99

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Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential premises, and public-private partnerships projects. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients' first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 41,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe and North America. Skanska's sales in 2016 totaled SEK 151 billion.