List/Grid

Monthly Archives: January 2015

$120 million New York healthcare contract award

$120 million New York healthcare contract award

Skanska has signed a $120 million contract to build the Cobble Hill Ambulatory Care Center in New York City for repeat client NYU Langone Medical Center.

On our blog: Creating one of the world’s greenest buildings

On our blog: Creating one of the world’s greenest buildings

Solar panels, wind turbines, geothermal wells, rain cisterns and composting toilets – you don’t often see those all in one building, if you see them at all. But these are central to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center, which was recently dedicated in Virginia Beach, Va. Learn more about this project, which is seeking not only LEED Platinum certification but also the more stringent Living Building Challenge accreditation.

How do diversity and inclusion really affect teams?

How do diversity and inclusion really affect teams?

Watch our 10-minute crash course video on what diversity and inclusion mean, and why they are important to Skanska. The film features current and former members of our global Senior Executive Team. (Skanska network connection required.)

How do you move a fragile 15-ton painting?

How do you move a fragile 15-ton painting?

With the recent opening of our Harvard Art Museums renovation and expansion project in Cambridge, Mass., it’s worth recapping one of the most significant activities of this landmark project. That was moving and lifting a 76-year-old, 13- by 12-foot irreplaceable painting that’s integral to fragile plaster affixed to a 16-inch-thick masonry wall. At every step, the loading on the fresco needed to be constant so the artwork wouldn’t crack.

Karl Reichelt joins boards of DBIA and AIAI

Karl Reichelt joins boards of DBIA and AIAI

Karl Reichelt, Infrastructure Development North America executive vice president, has been appointed to the board of directors of two influential, national industry organizations: the Design-Build Institute of America and the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure.

Construction poised for continued steady growth in 2015

Construction poised for continued steady growth in 2015

Two leading industry indicators point to construction continuing to grow at a steady rate through at least 2015, with an ENR survey indicating that growth may moderate by 2017. The strongest markets include manufacturing, multi-unit residential, office and lodging.

$146 million in North Carolina and Texas contract awards

$146 million in North Carolina and Texas contract awards

Skanska signed a $93 million contract to construct the Rex Heart and Vascular Hospital in Raleigh, N.C., and a $53 million contract to build a football stadium and athletic field house for Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas.

On our blog: Top posts for 2014

On our blog: Top posts for 2014

These 10 most popular blog posts provide a quick recap of some of Skanska USA’s most significant accomplishments and thought leadership in 2014. The highlights they share include the Skanska-built MetLife Stadium hosting the Super Bowl, completing the iconic Innovation, Science and Technology Building for Florida Polytechnic University, and making major progress on our Elizabeth River Tunnels public-private partnership project in Virginia.