Skanska builds municipal health lab in Harlem, New York, USA, for USD 448M, about SEK 3.8 billion

ÖSTERSUND, Sweden, July 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Skanska has signed a contract with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to build a new urban health laboratory in Harlem. New York, USA. The contract is worth it USD 448 million, Over 3.8 billion SEKwhich will be included in U.S. order bookings for the second quarter of 2021.

The contract includes the construction of a new ten story community health laboratory on the Harlem Hospital campus. The project comprises around 21,800 square meters of new building with offices, laboratories and clinics. The lower part of the new building will include a lobby, an auditorium, an accessible test center and several support areas.

The site is being prepared and graded, three existing buildings are being demolished to make room for the new building. Construction work will begin in early summer 2022 and should be completed in the second quarter of 2026.

Skanska is one of the leading construction and project development companies in the USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure and commercial property development in selected US markets. Skanska United States had sales of 66 billion SEK in 2020 and employed around 7,600 people.

For more information please contact:

Brittany Felteau, Director of Communications, Skanska United States, Tel. +1 617 574 14 85

Andreas Joons, Press Officer, Skanska AB, Tel. +46 (0) 10 449 04 94

Direct call for media, Tel. +46 (0) 10 448 88 99

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