Skanska builds hospital in Seattle for US $114m (US/SE)

Skanska has been awarded the construction management contract for an addition to the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, in the US. The contract amounts to USD 114 million (approx. €75 mln.), which is included in order bookings for the first quarter. The customer is the Virginia Mason Medical Center.

The new 23,000-m² hospital building will include an emergency department as well as operating rooms and intensive care units. The project also involves a new lobby entrance, central utility plant and connections to the existing hospital adjacent to the addition.
Construction starts immediately and is scheduled for completion in May 2010.

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 3,900 employees. Revenues totaled approximately SEK 27 billion in 2007.

Source: Skanska

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