Skanska to build headquarters in Pennsylvania for pharmaceutical-services company (US/SE)

Skanska has won a contract for the construction management of the new North American headquarters for Almac Group, the pharmaceutical services company. The contract amount is USD 78.5 million (approx. €46 mln.), which is included in order bookings for the third quarter.

The new headquarters will be located in Lower Salford Township, Pennsylvania. The project will feature a new building with 6,900 m² of office space and a 15,400-m² production facility for packaging, storage, warehouse, shipping/receiving and label control.

The assignment also includes site development with new roadways, ongrade parking, site utility infrastructure and landscaping.

The project has started and the building is expected to be fully operational by 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 4,000 employees. Revenues totaled approximately SEK 27 billion in 2007.

Source: Skanska

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