Skanska invests EUR 41M, about SEK 400M, in the first phase of a new office project in Gdansk, Poland

Skanska invests EUR 41M, about SEK 400M, in the first phase of a new office development in Gdansk, Poland.  The first-phase of the project will be 14 stories high with a total leasable area of about 23,300 square meters and two levels of underground parking.

The project is Skanska’s first office development in Gdansk. It will be located in the city’s business district, opposite to the campus of the University of Gdansk. The complex will comprise two office buildings with a total leasable area of about 45,500 square meters.

The project is expected to receive at least LEED Gold certification (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design). It will also be certified as “Building without Barriers” for its accessible design, inclusive for people with disabilities.

Construction of the first phase started in March 2018 and is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter 2019.

Skanska is one of the leading development and construction companies in Europe. Outside the Nordics the company has European operations in building construction and civil engineering in Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia and UK. Skanska develops commercial properties in select home markets in Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, while the residential development is active in Prague and Warsaw. Skanska also offers services in public private partnerships. In 2017, Skanska had sales of SEK 37 billion and about 16,000 employees in its European operations.

For further information please contact:

Aleksandra Markiewicz, Communications Manager, Skanska Commercial Development Europe, tel +48 797 229 147

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.