Skanska builds new specialist hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, for about SEK 1.1 billion
21 October 2019
Skanska has signed an agreement with the Region Västra Götaland, Västfastigheter, to build the new Högsbo specialist hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 1.1 billion, which will be included Swedish order bookings for the fourth quarter 2019.
The project includes a new hospital building and a supply building, totaling about 27,300 square meters, and an associated garage with 175 parking spaces. The hospital building will be five stories high and will contain operating rooms, reception and resources for imaging and sampling for both adults and children. The building will be certified in accordance with Environmental Building, silver level.
Construction starts immediately and the hospital will be ready to receive the first patients before the end of 2023.
Skanska is one of the leading development and construction companies in the Nordics, with operations in building construction and civil engineering in Sweden, Norway and Finland, and developing residential- and commercial property projects in select home markets. The commercial development stream is also active in Denmark. Skanska had sales of about SEK 67 billion and more than 15,500 employees in its Nordic operations during 2018.