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New Infrastructure Development finance director for North America

New Infrastructure Development finance director for North America

Pablo Rabagliati will transfer from Skanska Latin America to serve as finance director.

New head for Infrastructure Development’s North American operations

New head for Infrastructure Development’s North American operations

Johan Henriksson, who recently was USA Civil’s chief financial officer, is Skanska’s new executive vice president in charge of North American Infrastructure Development activities. Infrastructure Development is the driver for the public-private partnership projects that are key to Skanska’s future success.

Here’s a useful tool in explaining PPPs, and how they benefit public clients

Here’s a useful tool in explaining PPPs, and how they benefit public clients

Public-private partnerships are important to Skanska’s future, as they can be useful in enabling public clients to quickly and efficiently deliver infrastructure and such buildings as airports and hospitals. But PPPs are relatively new to the U.S., and they might seem complicated. So to help any of us explain PPPs to clients and partners, Infrastructure Development has developed a web tool, with versions for desktop computers, smart phones and tablets. Here’s an informational graphic that explains this tool.

Video shares our outlook on evolving U.S. PPP market

Video shares our outlook on evolving U.S. PPP market

Executive Vice President Karl Reichelt talks with The Bond Buyer news website about how more states are adopting legislation enabling public-private partnerships, and the U.S. PPP market’s increasing diversity across sectors, including highways, bridges, tunnels, rail and water/wastewater. Click below to watch this video.

Shortlisted on $1.1 billion Georgia highway project

Shortlisted on $1.1 billion Georgia highway project

A Skanska-led joint venture is one of four consortiums shortlisted on a client-estimated $1.1 billion overhaul of the State Route 400/Interstate 285 interchange in metro Atlanta. The winning team will be responsible for design, construction and financing.

New video explains how PPPs work

New video explains how PPPs work

A new Skanska video explains in simple terms what public-private partnerships are, and how PPPs can help green light crucial public infrastructure and buildings when government money alone isn’t enough to deliver them in a timely manner. Click below to watch this four-minute-long video, which is intended for viewing both by Skanska employees and by our clients.

P3s aren’t just for transportation – here’s how they can help with public buildings too

P3s aren’t just for transportation – here’s how they can help with public buildings too

In the U.S., public-private partnerships have typically been used to leverage private dollars to advance transportation projects, such as our Elizabeth River Tunnels project in Virginia and I-4 Ultimate in Florida. But Europe and Canada have been using P3s to advance public building projects, and we’re starting to see that broader use of P3s in the U.S. too, such as with our pursuit of the LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal Building Replacement P3 in New York City.

Global news: Skanska U.K. joint venture to invest up to $800 million in wind farms

Global news: Skanska U.K. joint venture to invest up to $800 million in wind farms

To help advance our green agenda, Skanska has teamed with an independent energy supplier in an effort to build $800 million of onshore wind farms in the U.K. within five years – enough to power 57,000 homes a year. The joint venture – named Skylark – would leverage Skanska’s development and construction expertise with clean energy, especially as we’ve recently developed and built two Swedish wind farms.

Skanska signs largest P3 deal

Skanska signs largest P3 deal

On September 5, the Skanska-led I-4 Mobility Partners team achieved financial and commercial close on the I-4 Ultimate public-private partnership highway project in Orlando, Fla. This undertaking – our largest P3 deal – includes finance, design, construction, operation and maintenance responsibilities to reconstruct and widen 21 miles of Interstate 4. The design-build contract amounts to about $2.3 billion, for which Skanska has a 40 percent share that’s worth roughly $900 million.

Skanska team submits final proposal for major LaGuardia Airport P3 project

Skanska team submits final proposal for major LaGuardia Airport P3 project

The Skanska team on May 20 turned in its final submittal for the Central Terminal Building Replacement Project at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Our team’s hope and expectation is that the 20-plus-box submittal will turn into a large public-private partnership project that would involve three Skanska business units – Infrastructure Development, USA Building and USA Civil – working to improve the flying experience for New Yorkers.