Skanska to build post-office terminal in Czech Republic for about €40m (CZ)

Skanska has secured the contract to build a post-office terminal in Brno in the Czech Republic. The contract is worth CZK 1.2 billion, approximately SEK 366 M (more than €40 million) and will be included in order bookings for the third quarter. The customer is the Czech post office administration, Ceská posta, s.p.

The new post-office terminal in Brno will be the hub of postal activities in southern Moravia. It will encompass a total of 4,800 square meters in six floors and accommodate a sorting and distribution facility and a post office, as well as service workshops and parking facilities for the post-office administration's fleet of vehicles.

The facility will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology for service and distribution. As a result of these heavy installations, foundation work will be subject to meticulous requirements. Skanska will also build the connections to the local road and railway networks in Brno.

Work will commence immediately and the post-office terminal is scheduled to be opened in mid 2007.

Skanska Czech Republic, which is the largest construction company in the Czech Republic, had sales of approximately SEK 8 billion in 2004, with about 7,000 employees. The company's largest projects in progress include expansion of the subway system and the international airport in Prague, a well as construction of a new Head Office for CSOB, a Czech bank.

Source: Skanska

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