Skanska has signed a contract with AB Stockholmshem to construct five houses in Stockholm, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 390 million (approx. €42.64 million), which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter of 2014.
The new houses will contain 154 rented apartments, garage and store premises. The houses are built with the highest standards of sustainability. Among other things, about 30% of the property's electricity will be from renewable energy sources like wind or solar.
The ambition is that the houses will be certified according to Miljöbyggnad, level Gold. Construction starts in November 2014, and the project will be completed in August 2017. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential construction and commercial premises.