Skanska to construct hospital expansion in Delaware for SEK 1.3 Billion

6/30/2011 8:30 AM CET
Press release

Skanska has secured the assignment to construct the expansion of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. The contract amounts to USD 215 M, SEK 1.3 billion, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska USA Building in the second quarter of 2011. Skanska is currently completing the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida for the same client.

The project is a five-story, 40.000 square meters, 144-bed expansion to the existing Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. The project includes a 10.000 square meters, 188-car ground level parking garage below the new addition. The first floor will contain a new emergency department, atrium, retail, and dining facility. The expansion will be connected back to the existing facility with a three-story connecting link.

Construction will begin in September of this year and is scheduled for completion in late 2013.

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, which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska Commercial Development, which develops commercial development projects in select U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has approximately 7,400 employees and its 2010 revenues were SEK 34.3 billion.