Skanska signs £82.5m Swedish hospital contract
Skanska has signed a contract with property manager Locum AB to rebuild and expand Södertälje hospital, Sweden. The contract is worth £82.5m, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter of 2014.
The project includes a 22,000 square meter emergency hospital, including a delivery ward. In addition, an existing 8,000 square meter building will be converted into care units with additional 120 single rooms.
Skanska said the new Södertälje hospital will meet high sustainability standards. The aim is to certify the building according to Miljöbyggnad at the highest level, Gold.
Construction work is planned to start August 2014, and completion is expected in May 2018.