Skanska divest office buildings in Gothenburg, Sweden, for about SEK 1 billion
Skanska has divested the office buildings Tändstickan II and III with parking garage in Gothenburg, Sweden, for about SEK 1 billion. The buyer is Kungsleden. The sale will recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the first quarter 2018. The transfer for Tändstickan II and the parking garage is scheduled to February 2018 and January 2019 for Tändstickan III.
The 18,000 square meters of office space in the two buildings are fully leased to Handelsbanken, ÅF, Capgemini, Försäkringskassan and BeSiDa, who will run a restaurant in Tändstickan III.
In developing the buildings there has been a strong focus on energy efficiency, sustainable materials and well-being and the buildings will be certified according to LEED.
Skanska is one of the leading development and construction companies in the Nordics, with operations in building construction and civil engineering in Sweden, Norway and Finland, and developing residential- and commercial property projects in select home markets. The commercial development stream is also active in Denmark. Skanska offers services in public-private partnerships. Skanska had sales of about SEK 67 billion and more than 15,000 employees in its Nordic operations during 2016.