Skanska constructs new healthcare building in Uppsala, Sweden, for SEK 1.2 billion
Skanska has signed a contract with Uppsala County for construction of a new healthcare building at the Uppsala University Hospital. The contract is worth SEK 1.2 billion, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the fourth quarter in 2014.
The new building, with a total area of 59,500 square meters, will strengthen the Uppsala University Hospital and meet the needs of a growing population. It creates new facilities for advanced healthcare and treatment activities in oncology, radiotherapy and surgery.
The aim is to certify the building according to the environmental classification system Miljöbyggnad at the highest level, Gold.
Construction work will start during the first quarter of 2015 and will be completed late summer 2017.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has approximately 11,000 employees and revenue in 2013 amounted to approximately SEK 30 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential construction and commercial premises.