Skanska constructs and renovates schools in Cincinnati, USA, for USD 54M, about SEK 450M

Skanska has, together with its joint venture partner Megen Construction, signed a contract with the Northwest Local School District to manage its master facility plan, a multi-building construction and renovation project in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. The total contract is worth USD 77M. Skanska USA Building will include its 70 percent share of the contract worth USD 54M, about SEK 450M, in the order bookings the second quarter 2016.

The contract includes oversite of the design and construction of three new replacement elementary schools and the renovation of Colerain High School, Northwest High School, White Oak Middle School, Pleasant Run Middle School, and Monfort Heights Elementary School. All three new elementary schools are targeting LEED Silver certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). 

Construction is scheduled to begin in October 2016 and is slated for completion in August 2018.

Skanska USA is one of the leading development and construction companies in the country, consisting of four business units: Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction; Skanska USA Civil, specialized in civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development, which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska USA Commercial Development, which develops commercial projects in select U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has more than 10,000 employees and its 2015 revenues were SEK 54.5 billion.

For further information, please contact:

Shelby Adams, Communications, Skanska USA, tel: +1 972 281 64 51

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

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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.