Skanska starts new green office project in Houston, USA - invests USD 86
M, about SEK 550 M
Skanska is to develop and construct an office project in Houston in the
US. The investment in total amounts to USD 86 M, about SEK 550 M.
The office building at 3009 Post Oak Boulevard will be located in the
Uptown/Galleria submarket of Houston. The building will consist of
28,000 square meters in twenty stories, out of which twelve stories will
be office space atop of an eight story parking garage. 3009 Post Oak
Boulevard has been pre-certified in accordance with the international
environmental system LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Design)at the highest level, Platinum. The building will include
features for maximizing energy efficiency, light control systems and
Construction will start immediately and be implemented by Skanska USA
Building. The work is schduled for completion by the third quarter 2013.
Skanska USA is one of the leading development and construction companies
in the country, consisting of four business units: Skanska USA Building,
which specializes in building construction; Skanska USA Civil,
specialized in civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development,
which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska Commercial
Development, which develops commercial development projects in select
U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has approximately
7,400 employees and its 2010 revenues were SEK 34.3 billion.
For further information please contact:
Jessica Murray, Senior Director, Communications, Skanska USA, Tel: +1
404 946 7468
Edvard Lind, Press Officer, Skanska AB, Tel: +46 (0)10 - 448 88 08
Direct line for media: +46 (0)10 - 448 88 99
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Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and
construction groups with expertise in construction, development of
commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships.
Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients'
first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 52,000
employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin
America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm
Stock Exchange, Skanska's sales in 2010 totalled SEK 122 billion.