Skanska signs major lease at 2+U office development in Seattle, USA

Skanska has signed a 13-year lease with Qualtrics for about 25,500 square meter at the 2+U office development in Seattle, Washington, USA. Qualtrics will take occupancy in summer 2020. With this transaction, the office portion of the development project is now 100 percent leased.

2+U is a 38-story, 64,000 square-meter office development in Seattle’s Central Business District. The project is pursuing LEED Platinum status. Skanska began construction in February 2017 and expects to complete construction operations in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Since 2009, Skanska USA Commercial Development has invested more than USD 2 billion in office and multi-family projects, and has developed office headquarters for tenants including, Waste Management Inc., Bank of America, Brooks Sports, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Tommy Bahama.

Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure and developing commercial properties in select U.S. markets. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 67 billion and about 9,000 employees in its operations in 2018.

For further information please contact:

Christopher Westley, Vice President Marketing, Skanska USA, tel +1 917 773 3948

Jacob Birkeland, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 449 19 57

Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99

This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com.

Skanska is a world leader in construction and project development on select markets in the Nordic region, Europe and USA. Driven by the Group’s values, Skanska wants to contribute to a better society. Skanska provides innovative, sustainable solutions for both simple and complex assignments. Skanska has about 38,000 employees, and 2018 revenue totaled SEK 170 billion.

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Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and project development companies, focused on selected home markets in the Nordic region, Europe and USA. Supported by global trends in urbanization and demographics, and by being at the forefront in sustainability, Skanska offers competitive solutions for both simple and the most complex assignments, helping to build a sustainable future for customers and communities. The Group has about 38,000 employees. Skanska's sales in 2018 totaled SEK 170 billion.

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