Skanska builds athletic center in Massachusetts, USA, for USD 53M

Press release 1/12/2017 2:30 AM EST

Skanska has signed a contract with Deerfield Academy to provide preconstruction and construction services to build a new athletic center in Massachusetts, USA. The contract is worth USD 53M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter 2016.

Skanska will replace Deerfield Academy’s current ice rink with a new 135,998 square foot, state-of-the-art structure and will renovate the existing facility’s locker rooms, wrestling room, and circulation spaces.

Skanska will perform substantial site work and landscaping around the new complex and will create a new entry courtyard. The project scope also includes a new boiler room, chiller plant, and a new generator for campus emergency power.

Construction is set to begin in March 2017 with completion scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018.