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Skanska in the US

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Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the country with expertise in construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial development initiatives in select U.S. markets.

Our history
• Incorporated in New York since 1971
• World-class construction, civil and development operations
• Four business units operate in the U.S.: USA Building, USA Civil, Infrastructure Development and Commercial Development
• 39 offices across the country, averaging 80 years in operation
• More than 9,600 U.S. employees working everyday
• More than 400 LEED® Accredited Professionals and more than 125 projects that have achieved or are seeking LEED certification
• 6th largest heavy contractor by revenue (ENR)
• 6th largest general building contractor by revenue (ENR)
• Excellent safety record - in 2012 the average industry contractor had more than five lost time accidents for every one experienced at Skanska USA
• Among the first U.S. construction firms to have all operations ISO 14001 certified

Our financial strength
• Revenue of $5.8 billion in 2012 representing 30 percent of Skanska’s global construction revenues
• Equity of $770 million
• Strong bonding capacity of $7.5 billion

Our investment
• Plan to invest approximately $1 billion in commercial development properties in U.S. cities over the next five years
• $1.4 million donated to local charitable initiatives in 2012
• Approximately $180 million in U.S. and state corporate taxes paid over the last five years
• More than 46 million man-hours in place annually

The values that define us - our Five Zeros
• Zero Accidents 
• Zero Ethical Breaches 
• Zero Environmental Incidents 
• Zero Losing Projects 
• Zero Defects