Skanska to construct innovation park in Norway, for about SEK 820 M
Skanska Norway has signed a contract with OCCI AS, owned by Utstillingsplassen, OBOS Forretningsbygg AS, SIVA Eiendom Holding AS, Industrifinans OCCI AS and Oslo Cancer Cluster, for building the innovation park Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovasjonspark (OCCI) at Ullern in Oslo, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 707 M, about SEK 820 M. The order will be included in order bookings for Skanska Norway for the first quarter 2013.
The turnkey contract includes construction of a total of 36,000 square meters office and laboratory premises, and an adjacent school. The project will be BREEAM-classified “Very Good”.
Works are scheduled to commence in April 2013 and will be completed in August 2015.
Skanska Norway focuses on construction and civil engineering operations. The unit has approximately 4,500 employees. In 2012, Skanska Norway reported revenue of SEK 12.5 billion. In Norway, Skanska is also active in the development of residential, commercial properties and public private partnerships (PPP) projects.