Skanska constructs hospital in Raleigh, USA, for USD 93 M, about SEK 630 M
Skanska has signed a contract to construct the Rex Heart and Vascular Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The contract is worth USD 93 M, about SEK 630 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter of 2014.
The new 28,000-square-meter, eight-story, freestanding addition to the Rex UNC Health Care Campus will be dedicated solely to the treatment of patients with heart disease. The patient tower floors will house 127 rooms, including ICU, acuity, and telemetry.
Construction started in September 2014 and is expected to be completed in March 2017.
Skanska USA is one of the leading development and construction companies in the country, consisting of four business units: Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction; Skanska USA Civil, specialized in civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development North America, which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska USA Commercial Development, which develops commercial projects in select U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has more than 9,600 employees and its 2013 revenues were SEK 43.5 billion.