STOCKHOLM, 08-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority to construct its new administrative headquarters building in Washington, D.C., USA. The contract is worth USD 60M, about SEK 500M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska USA Building in the second quarter 2016.
The new headquarters will be built over an operating pump station. With about 14,000 gross square meters, it will house approximately 350 employees. This building is targeted for LEED Platinum certification.
Skanska will begin construction in 2016. The project is slated for completion in December 2017.
Skanska USA is one of the leading development and construction companies in the country, consisting of four business units: Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction; Skanska USA Civil, specialized in civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development, which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska USA Commercial Development, which develops commercial projects in select U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has more than 10,000 employees and its 2015 revenues were SEK 54.5 billion.
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