Skanska has signed a contract with Duke University Health System to build a patient bed tower addition at Duke University Healthcare's main campus in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The contract is worth USD 189 M, about SEK 1.6 billion, which will be included in the US order bookings for the second quarter 2018.
The contract consists of the construction of about a 46,500-gross-square-meter, 13 story patient tower with 350 patient rooms, including adult and pediatric Medical-Surgical and ICU rooms, bone marrow transplant and isolation rooms, and two labs.
The groundbreaking took place in September 2017 and the project is expected to be completed during the fall 2021.
Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in the USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial property developments in select US markets. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 59 billion in 2017 and has approximately 9,500 employees.
For further information please contact:
Sherie Winston, Communications, Skanska USA, tel +1 703 351 27 52
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 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 40,000 employees. Skanska's sales in 2017 totaled SEK 161 billion.
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