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Skanska builds hospital in Hämeenlinna, Finland, for EUR 272M, about SEK 2.8 billion

Parul Dubey on February 1, 2021 - in News, Projects

Skanska has signed a contract with Kanta-Häme Hospital District to build a new hospital in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Skanska’s share of the contract is worth EUR 272M, about SEK 2.8 billion, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the first quarter of 2021.

The new central hospital building consists of 74,000 square meters divided in three parts. The hospital’s services include emergency medical services as well as all major medical specialties including psychiatry. In addition to special health care functions it will provide primary health care, dentistry and acute home care as well as home hospital services.

The hospital will be built by an alliance consortium where Skanska is the main contractor. The alliance also includes Kanta-Häme Hospital District and Sweco. A joint venture of architectural agencies called Team Integrated, is also part of the alliance.

The construction is scheduled to begin in august 2021. The hospital will be ready by the end of 2025.

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 70 billion and more than 15,200 employees in its Nordic operations during 2019.

For further information please contact:

Jacob Birkeland, Head of Media Relations & Public Affairs, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 449 31 34

Kari Sundelin, Project Director, Skanska Finland, tel +358 40 776 3230

Pilvimaari Heikkinen, Communications Specialist, Skanska Finland, tel +358 40 519 4787

Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99

This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com.

Skanska is a world leader in construction and project development on select markets in the Nordic region, Europe and USA. Driven by the Group’s values, Skanska wants to contribute to a better society. Skanska provides innovative, sustainable solutions for both simple and complex assignments. Skanska has about 35,000 employees, and 2019 revenue totalled SEK 177 billion.

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