Skanska to Build $83.6M Life Sciences and Engineering Building for George Mason University in Virginia

Skanska to Build $83.6M Life Sciences and Engineering Building for George Mason University in Virginia

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has signed a contract with George Mason University to build a new life sciences and engineering building in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. The contract is worth 83.6 Million US Dollar, which is roughly 850 Million SEK, this value will be included in the US order bookings for Q4 of 2022. The building will be approximately 40,000 square meters and will include specialized instructional labs, classrooms, experiential learning laboratories and faculty and administrative offices to support growing student and faculty communities on the Prince William County Science and Technology (SciTech) Campus. The main objective of the project is to provide new state of the art facilities that would enhance the teaching and learning experience for students in the field of life science and engineering.

The building will be used by the College of Engineering and Computing, the College of Science, the College of Education and Human Development, and the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Work began December 2022 and is set to be completed in 2025.

For further information please contact:
Ashley Jeffery, Communications Manager, Skanska Building USA,
tel +1 813 459 3682
Matti Kataja, Acting Head of Media Relations and Public Affairs, Skanska AB,
tel +46 (0)10 449 67 98
Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99

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SOURCE: Skanska AB


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