Skanska to Build Academic Medical Center for $41 Million
Skanska has signed a contract with Evansville HealthRealty to manage the construction of its new Multi-Institutional Academic Health Science and Research Center and will include $41 million in order bookings for Skanska USA Civil in the second quarter 2016.
Located in downtown Evansville, this four-story, 140,570-square-foot facility will house medical education programs for Indiana University, the University of Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana. A simulation center, dental clinic, amphitheater, clinical research area, teaching classrooms, offices and surface parking are also included in the project.
PCI Skanska and S/L/A/M Collaborative are the lead design firms for the project. Construction began in June 2016 and is slated for completion in February 2018.
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, life sciences, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have nearly 11,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2015, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $7.1 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.4 billion in 2015. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.
-from Brooke Kelly | MP&F Public Relations