Skanska has signed a contract with Duke University Health System to build a patient bed tower addition at Duke University Healthcare’s main campus in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The contract is worth USD 189 M, about SEK 1.6 billion, which will be included in the US order bookings for the second quarter 2018.
The contract consists of the construction of about a 46,500-gross-squaremeter, 13 story patient tower with 350 patient rooms, including adult and pediatric Medical-Surgical and ICU rooms, bone marrow transplant and isolation rooms, and two labs.
The groundbreaking took place in September 2017 and the project is expected to be completed during the fall 2021.
Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in the USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial property developments in select US markets. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 59 billion in 2017 and has approximately 9,500 employees.