Skanska-led joint venture secures design-build contract for multi-building school program for $77 million

Press release 6/8/2016 6:00 AM EST

Skanska, with its joint venture partner Megen Construction, has signed a contract for $77 million with the Northwest Local School District to manage its master facility plan, a multi-building construction and renovation project in Cincinnati, Ohio. Skanska USA Building will include $54 million – its 70 percent share of the contract – in its second quarter 2016 order bookings.

This contract includes oversite of the design and construction of three new replacement elementary schools and the renovation of Colerain High School, Northwest High School, White Oak Middle School, Pleasant Run Middle School, and Monfort Heights Elementary School. All three new elementary schools are targeting LEED Silver certification.

The project architect is SHP Leading Design. Construction is scheduled to begin in October 2016 and is slated for completion in August 2018.