Skanska builds education facilities for the University of Bergen, Norway, for NOK 295 M, about SEK 310 million
Skanska has signed a contract with the University of Bergen to build a new education facilities at the campus area in Bergen, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 295 M, about SEK 310 million, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the second quarter 2018.
The project involves the demolition of an old dentistry building, where new education and research facilities will be built. The new building will cover 12,000 square meters spread over four floors above ground and two floors below ground.
Helsekampus Årstadvollen is part of a future-oriented project initiated by the University of Bergen. The establishment of a knowledge cluster is an important part of the university's strategy to further develop its research and education environments and to create innovative care solutions for the whole human being, inter alia through interdisciplinary interaction.
Construction starts in September 2018 with completion scheduled for May 2020.
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 65 billion and more than 15,000 employees in its Nordic operations during 2017.