Skanska divest office buildings in Gothenburg, Sweden, for about SEK 1 billion

Skanska has divested the office buildings Tändstickan II and III with parking garage in Gothenburg, Sweden, for about SEK 1 billion. The buyer is Kungsleden. The sale will recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the first quarter 2018. The transfer for Tändstickan II and the parking garage is scheduled to February 2018 and January 2019 for Tändstickan III. 

The 18,000 square meters of office space in the two buildings are fully leased to Handelsbanken, ÅF, Capgemini, Försäkringskassan and BeSiDa, who will run a restaurant in Tändstickan III.

In developing the buildings there has been a strong focus on energy efficiency, sustainable materials and well-being and the buildings will be certified according to LEED.

Skanska is one of the leading development and construction companies in the Nordics, with operations in building construction and civil engineering in Sweden, Norway and Finland, and developing residential- and commercial property projects in select home markets. The commercial development stream is also active in Denmark. Skanska offers services in public-private partnerships. Skanska had sales of about SEK 67 billion and more than 15,000 employees in its Nordic operations during 2016.

For further information please contact:

Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 08

Ida Granqvist, Transaction Manager, Skanska Property Göteborg, tel +46 (0)10 448 13 17

Direct line for media: +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.