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Skanska rises in global contractor rankings

Skanska rises in global contractor rankings

In ENR’s annual Top 250 Global Contractors list, Skanska moved up one position to the 14th slot, based on the $17.7 billion of worldwide construction revenue we reported to the magazine.

ENR honors Skanska project as the world’s best

ENR honors Skanska project as the world’s best

Our Florida Polytechnic University Innovation, Science and Technology Building was named Project of the Year in ENR magazine’s 2015 Global Best Project Awards. This immense honor recognizes Polytechnic as the most “outstanding example of the risks and rewards – and the hurdles overcome – of designing and building internationally.” Congratulations to our Polytechnic team on this award, which further positions Skanska as a premier global builder.

Ten years after Katrina, this Skanska hospital demonstrates how to build resilient

Ten years after Katrina, this Skanska hospital demonstrates how to build resilient

Our University Medical Center project in New Orleans that opened this month is built with the lessons of Hurricane Katrina’s flooding in mind, among them that the emergency department is located on the second floor, above flood levels. In this USA Today article, Andrew Quirk, national director of our Healthcare Center of Excellence, addresses the importance of building resilient structures.

How to build “future-enabled” hospitals

How to build “future-enabled” hospitals

Andrew Quirk, national director of our Healthcare Center of Excellence, recently spoke with Health Facilities Management magazine on the future of healthcare design and construction. Among his insights: “We should be looking at buildings that are interchangeable, or a kit of parts… so that buildings can be ordered and installed quickly.”

Watch for Skanska on CNN and PBS

Watch for Skanska on CNN and PBS

You may notice a 60-second commercial on CNN Headline News advertising a six-minute Skanska documentary that has been distributed to 100 local PBS stations. At any point, the PBS stations may air the documentary, which features Skanska USA CEO Rich Cavallaro. Click below to be among the first to view it.

Skanska moves up top green contractors list

Skanska moves up top green contractors list

Skanska USA ranks sixth on ENR’s list of the Top 100 Green Buildings Contractors, up two slots from last year. Our current ranking is based on $1.8 billion of 2014 revenue from projects either registered with or certified by a third-party standard-setting organization, such as the U.S. Green Building Council.

Fortune magazine talks with Rich Cavallaro about leadership

Fortune magazine talks with Rich Cavallaro about leadership

Skanska USA CEO Rich Cavallaro shared with Fortune some insights on building trust, fostering inclusion and strengthening teams. Said Rich: “The single biggest element to building trust is creating an environment where everyone feels safe to speak up to contribute their ideas and expertise.” Click below for the full story.

CEO Rich Cavallaro addresses infrastructure needs on Bloomberg TV

CEO Rich Cavallaro addresses infrastructure needs on Bloomberg TV

With Congress inching toward approving a transportation bill, Skanska USA CEO Rich Cavallaro spoke Friday with Bloomberg TV – a prominent business news channel – to discuss the great need for U.S. infrastructure investment and how public-private partnerships (PPP) should be an important part of that solution.

Preparing jobsites for extreme weather

Preparing jobsites for extreme weather

Pre-planning – including preparatory checklists – is key to successfully managing onsite work under such extreme weather as intense heat, hurricanes and flooding, according to industry project leaders recently interviewed by the Construction Superintendent website. Read insights from our Senior Superintendent John Yunker and Project Executive Kevin Breece in this article.

Learn about our approach to commercial development in this Q&A

Learn about our approach to commercial development in this Q&A

121 Seaport, 99 M and 400 Fairview are some of the commercial development projects we’re starting or completing this year. In the midst of this busy time, Mats Johansson, USA Commercial Development CEO, spoke with Commercial Property Executive about our thoughtful approach to development in the four cities where CDUS operates, and how we aim to approach sustainability from a “deeper, holistic perspective.”