Skanska builds Life Sciences Building for University of Washington in Seattle, USA, for USD 71M

Press release 12/14/2016 2:00 AM EST

Skanska has signed a contract with the University of Washington to build the school’s new Life Sciences Building and Greenhouse. The contract is worth USD 71M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter 2016.

The new seven-story building will include about 170,000 square feet of laboratory space and classrooms. Additionally, Skanska will construct 15,000 square feet of new greenhouse space.

Construction is under way with completion scheduled for summer 2018.