Veidekke ASA: To build Helsehuset in Haugesund

Veidekke Entreprenør has signed a contract with Helsehuset Haugesund AS to build a large, new commercial building in the centre of Haugesund. The building will combine retail and office premises as well as flats, and will mainly house health-related undertakings. This will be a turnkey contract valued at NOK 175 million, excluding VAT.

The total floor space of the building will be approximately 10,500 m2. Apart from health-related undertakings, the building will have retail space on the ground floor and basement parking. The building will be on bedrock with partly load-bearing concrete element external walls, prefabricated columns and beams and hollow floor elements. Lift and ventilation shafts and stairwells will be in concrete elements to provide reinforcement. Some outer walls will be of timber with plaster and sheet metal cladding

Tenants in the building will include Privatsykehuset Haugesund, Haugesund Medisinske Senter, Øyenlegevirksomheten Vismed AS and Haugesund municipality with sheltered accommodation over two storeys. The principal is Helsehuset Haugesund AS and is a newly-established company owned by Caiano Eiendom AS, TJRS AS, Vismed AS, Privatsykehuset Haugesund AS, MRSA AS, Nokus AS, Shannon Invest AS and Laastad Invest AS.

Construction has commenced, and the building is to be completed in September 2015.

For more information please contact:

District Manager Ove Nedrebø, Veidekke Entreprenør AS, tel. +47 95 70 29 06,

Head of department Lars Vestvik, Veidekke Entreprenør AS, tel +47 48 15 11 81, 

Communications Manager Helge Dieset, Veidekke ASA, tel. +47 90 55 33 22,


Veidekke is one of Scandinavia's leading contractors and property developers with a turnover of NOK 21 billion (2013) and 6,300 employees. Activities include building and construction projects, residential developments, asphalt plants, gravel and aggregates, and road services. Our values are professional, honest, enthusiastic and ground-breaking. Our goals for health, safety and the environment, HSE, have equal status with our financial goals. Veidekke is characterised by a strong corporate culture with employee involvement and co-ownership as important cornerstones. More than half of the employees are co-owners, holding around 20 per cent of the Group's shares between them. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has always posted a profit since it was founded in 1936.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.


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