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Local Expertise

Skanska’s history has been linked with Philadelphia since 1913, when the company was formed as Barclay White & Co. Center City Philadelphia work highlights include the Franklin Institute, Independence Visitor Center, Independence Seaport Museum and The Gallery retail facility, which was the first Philadelphia project to require minority participation.

Project Experience

  • Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell

    This $352.8 million, 227-bed replacement hospital spans 596,492-SF and was part of a total healthcare development project that also included an outpatient imaging/cancer center contained within an attached 328,199-SF medical office building. The 36,0...

  • Christiana Hospital Campus Expansion

    This new 340,500-SF facility encompasses a specialty lobby; outpatient services; library; education and conference center; ambulance and loading docks; ICU/CCU and step-down telemetry units; patient care units; non-clinical spaces; mechanical/electr...

  • Production Facility Modifications

    Facing potential shortages of vaccines in the face of a public health crisis, the U.S. government took delivery on the needed doses of the H1N1 vaccine with completion of our project to renovate and retrofit an existing facility. The space had been u...

  • R&D Laboratory Expansion

    Skanska performed an expansion project for Johnson & Johnson, which included a 155,000-SF research center lab and 80,000-SF of renovated space in an existing research building. The research center features perimeter offices for chemistry and biol...

  • Lincoln University

    The new three-story academic building for this distinguished Historically Black University houses the biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computer science departments. Within its 113,000-SF, the facility holds seven computer labs, eight che...

  • Biologics Lab and Cell Culture Purification Development Facility

    The $120 million, new biologics research facility at the existing Kenilworth site included a 38,000-SF cell culture facility, 64,000-SF of laboratories and administrative offices and 37,000-SF of support space, including MEP equipment rooms. New cons...

  • Discovery and Preclinical Sciences (DPS) Remodeling

    Since the acquisition of Schering-Plough, Merck set out renovations and consolidation plans for many of its campuses due to the duplication of services and staff. One of its first phases was to renovate the Discovery and Preclinical Sciences (DPS) fa...

  • Swarthmore College Unified Science Center

    A new 145,000-SF facility joined all of Swarthmore’s science departments including physics, astronomy, mathematics/statistics, chemistry, biology, computer science and the science library under one roof. This unified learning environment requi...

  • The Reading Hospital & Medical Center School of Health Sciences

    This new 62,000-SF building is the home of The Reading Hospital & Medical Center’s Nursing and Medical Technology programs. The building includes a 300-seat auditorium, classrooms, skills and science laboratories, tiered classroom, computer...

  • The Reading Hospital and Medical Center "N" Building

    Skanska was awarded a $115 million contract by The Reading Hospital and Medical Center to manage the construction of several new campus building components, including a 340,000-SF, seven-story clinical care center (N Building) that was connected to e...

  • Wilmington Hospital Campus Expansion

    Skanska expanded the Wilmington Hospital campus. The 386,000-SF, 180-bed expansion spans ten stories and a new patient tower, office building and emergency department (ED) and operating room. Prior to the start of construction on the 10.9-acre site, ...

  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Corporate Headquarters

    This multi-phased project relocated numerous Wyeth corporate functions from multiple sites and consolidated their operations to this 1,200,000-SF corporate headquarters campus. The new state-of-the-art facility includes R&D labs, corporate/admini...