Skanska has sold its Finnish head office to Union Investment for EUR 32 M, about SEK 274 M
Skanska has sold an office building located in the Ruskeasuo district of Helsinki, Finland, to the international real estate investor company Union Investment. The sales price is EUR 32 M, about SEK 274 M, which will be included in the results for the third quarter 2013. The new owner will take possession of the property during the third quarter 2013.
The office building comprises approximately 9,000 square meters and it is entirely leased to Skanska, and houses Skanska's Finnish head office among other operations. The building received the highest, platinum-level LEED certification in January 2013.
The building is the first, of a total of four, that has been constructed by Skanska in this area, and the deal shows that there is a great demand for modern and efficient properties.
Skanska Commercial Development Nordic initiates and develops property projects in offices, logistics, business premises and commercial buildings. The company’s operations are concentrated in the three metropolitan regions in Sweden, the Copenhagen region in Denmark, the Oslo region in Norway, as well as Helsinki in Finland. The development of logistics and volume retail properties is conducted in strategic locations in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
For further information please contact:
Liisa Salmela, Communications Manager, Skanska Oy, tel. +358 50 374 3070
Jorma Lehtonen, Managing Director, Skanska Oy, tel. +358 500 708 222
Pontus Winqvist, Senior Vice President Investor Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 10 448 88 51
Direct line for media, +46 10 448 88 99
This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com
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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 partnership projects. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the client’s first choice for green solutions. The group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the US and Latin America. Skanska's sales in 2012 totalled SEK 132 billion.