Skanska has signed a contract with the Sherwood School District to construct a new high school for the school district in Portland, Oregon, USA. The contract is worth USD 77 M, about SEK 640 M, which will be included in the US order bookings for the second quarter of 2018.
The project consists of a new 32,800 square meter facility for the school district. The school is planned to accommodate 2,000 students, with the ability to expand to 2,400 students. The campus will include a performing arts center, science and technology classrooms, and multiple gymnasiums. Additionally, it will also include seven sports fields and a football complex.
Construction is under way and will conclude in time for the 2020-21 school year.
Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in the USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial property developments in select US markets. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 59 billion in 2017 and has approximately 9,500 employees.
Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and project development companies, focused on selected home markets in the Nordic region, Europe and USA. Supported by global trends in urbanization and demographics, and by being at the forefront in sustainability, Skanska offers competitive solutions for both simple and the most complex assignments, helping to build a sustainable future for customers and communities. The Group has about 40,000 employees. Skanska's sales in 2017 totaled SEK 161 billion.