Skanska builds municipal health lab in Harlem, New York for $448 million

Press release 7/5/2021 7:00 AM EST

Skanska has signed a contract with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to construct a new municipal health lab in Harlem, New York. The contract is worth $448 million, which will be included in the US order bookings for the second quarter 2021.

The contract includes the construction of a new, ten-story municipal health lab on the Harlem Hospital Campus. The project will consist of approximately 21,800 square meters of new construction including offices, laboratories and clinical facilities. The lower portion of the new building will include a lobby, auditorium, walk-in testing center and several support areas.

The site is being prepared and graded, and three existing buildings will be demolished to make room for the new structure. Construction will begin in early summer 2022 and is scheduled for completion in the second quarter 2026.