Skanska builds collegiate facility in Pennsylvania, USA, for USD 47M, about SEK 400M

Skanska has signed a contract with Swarthmore College to build a Biology, Engineering and Psychology (BEP) facility at their campus in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The contract award is worth USD 47M, about SEK 400M, which will be included in the US order bookings for the fourth quarter 2017.  

In addition to providing an expanded, modern space for biology, engineering, and psychology, the about 15,000-square-meter BEP facility -planned as a model for environmentally intelligent construction practices aligned with Swarthmore’s new sustainability standard - will support the Swarthmore campus community by strengthening interdisciplinary connections between academic departments across the curriculum.

Construction of the project began in June 2017 and is to be completed in August 2020.

Skanska is one of the leading development and construction companies in USA, specialized in building construction, civil infrastructure and developing commercial properties in select U.S. markets. Skanska also offers services in public-private partnerships. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 59 billion in 2016 and had about 9,300 employees in its operations.

For further information please contact:

Michael Iacovella, Communications, Skanska USA, +1 (917) 438 33 77

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.