Skanska awarded Brooklyn Bridge Park contract in New York for US $48m (US/SE)

Skanska has been awarded Phase 1 of the Brooklyn Bridge Park project in New York City. The contract amounts to USD 48 million, which is included in order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2008. The customer is Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation (BBPDC).

The first phase of the park, comprising 38,000 m² at Pier 1, will include 400 meters of promenade along the East River, 10,000 m² of lawn and 700 new trees. Skanska has begun preliminary work at the site.

Skanska USA Building is a leading U.S. provider of construction, general contracting, design and design-build services. The company also provides pharmaceutical validation services to clients. Customers represent a broad spectrum of American industries, including the pharmaceutical, healthcare, educational, electronics, infrastructure, sports and entertainment industries. The company is based in Parsippany, New Jersey and has approximately 4,000 employees. Revenues totaled approximately SEK 27 billion in 2007.

Source: Skanska

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