Skanska to build laboratory for medical research at Karolinska Institutet Campus in Solna, Sweden

Skanska has signed a contract with Akademiska Hus AB to build a laboratory for medical research at Karolinska Institutet Campus in Solna, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 400 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the second quarter of 2014.

Stockholm, Sweden, 7-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The new laboratory is an addendum to the Biomedicum property Skanska is constructing. The laboratory will be the second housing body of Biomedicum. Karolinska Institutet will conduct research in different disciplines in the laboratory.

Phase two is a laboratory with nine stories and a total of about 17,000 square meters operational area. Sustainability is in focus for the construction, in terms of materials as well as technical solutions. The aim is to certify the building according to Miljöbyggnad, level Silver.

Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has approximately 11,000 employees and revenue in 2013 amounted to approximately SEK 30 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential construction and commercial premises.

Contact information

Contact: Bengt Staaff, Regional Manager
Company: Skanska Sweden
Telephone: +46 10 448 12 33

Contact: Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations
Company: Skanska AB
Telephone: +46 10 448 88 08

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Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential premises, and public-private partnership projects. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the client’s first choice for green solutions. The group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the US and Latin America. Skanska’s sales in 2013 totaled SEK 136 billion.

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