Skanska to build Center for Science and Innovation at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington, USA for USD 83.5 M, about SEK 788 M

Skanska USA has signed a contract with Seattle University to build the Center for Science and Innovation on their Seattle, Washington, USA campus. The contract is worth USD 83.5 M, about SEK 788 M, which will be included in US order bookings for the second quarter 2019.

The Center for Science and Innovation represents the future of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) education at Seattle University. The project includes construction of a new five-story, 10,300-square-meter LEED Gold building, which will house the biology, chemistry and computer science programs. Students will benefit from state-of-the-art research and teaching labs, a computer science project center and a dynamic space available to those wishing to explore, innovate and create.  

Construction will begin in July 2019 and is scheduled for completion in April 2021.  

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:

Terri-Ann Betancourt, Director of Communications, Skanska USA, tel +1 206 494 5440

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.