College Station, Texas. May 13, 2009 - Skanska USA Building Inc. announced today it has been named construction manager for the new agricultural headquarters at Texas A&M University.
Skanska will include $48.95 million in its second-quarter order bookings for the project. Skanska’s share of the project is 100 percent.
Kirksey Architecture is the architect of record for the project and provided the design for the 166,000 square foot agriculture headquarters building, 12,600 square foot visitors center, the cistern canopy for rainwater collection, associated site improvements and parking areas. The project is seeking to obtain LEED Silver certification.
The construction phase will began in May 2009 with a March 2011 expected completion date.
For further information please contact:
Shelby Adams, Field Communications Manager, Skanska, 615-238-6720
Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and design-build services to a broad range of U.S. industries including science and technology, health care, education, high-tech, aviation, transportation and sports and entertainment. Skanska USA Building also provides pharmaceutical validation services to clients. The company, part of the Skanska AB global group of companies, is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, and has approximately 3,500 employees.
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. The Group currently has 56,000 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 2008 totaled $22 billion.
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