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USA Building announces key promotions and hires in Texas and the Carolinas

USA Building announces key promotions and hires in Texas and the Carolinas

In Texas, Dan Balow was promoted to vice president of operations and Cliff Haehl has joined us as vice president of business development, replacing Matt Frey who has transitioned to South Carolina to take on an account manager role. Furthermore, Joe Thompson has joined our Carolinas/Virginia office as vice president of operations.

$184 million of contract awards in New York, Pennsylvania and Texas

$184 million of contract awards in New York, Pennsylvania and Texas

We secured a $70 million contract to restore New York City bridges damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, a $49 million contract to renovate a Philadelphia residential tower, and a $65 million contract to expand a central Texas hospital.

$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.

California expansion, United Nations and more in latest Coast to Coast

California expansion, United Nations and more in latest Coast to Coast

Our latest Coast to Coast magazine looks at how our California teams are repositioning themselves – and being successful in doing so – to capitalize on that state’s abundant opportunities. Other stories explore what it has been like working on our $1.7 billion United Nations project in New York as it nears completion, and in Texas, Tyler Lee’s inspirational story of recovery. You’ll be receiving a copy at your home address, or click below to read a digital version (Skanska network connection required).

In Houston, we’re starting our fourth commercial development project

In Houston, we’re starting our fourth commercial development project

Skanska is beginning development of West Memorial Place II, a 381,000-square-foot, 14-story office building in the heart of Houston’s Energy Corridor. This LEED Platinum-targeted project – scheduled to complete at the end of 2015 – is Skanska’s second office building on this 12-acre site.

USA Building promotes Matt Frey and Ellen Mair

USA Building promotes Matt Frey and Ellen Mair

Houston’s Matt Frey has been promoted to vice president of business development for Texas. Also, Oakland’s Ellen Mair has been promoted to a new role of director of research and analysis, in which she will be responsible for supporting and advising USA Building leadership and business development teams with market and trend analysis, surveys and strategy development.

Winning our largest bid project ever in Texas

Winning our largest bid project ever in Texas

Skanska has secured a $93 million contract to construct Texas A&M University’s new Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Education Complex, and to complete renovations and the expansion of the university’s existing Small Animal Hospital.

Texas’ Eric Bunner named a Top 40 Under 40

Texas’ Eric Bunner named a Top 40 Under 40

Out of 242 nominees for the Dallas Business Journal’s annual list of 40 Under 40 business professionals, Eric Bunner, the vice president in charge of our Dallas/Ft. Worth office, made the cut.

Skanska’s growth highlighted in major news article

Skanska’s growth highlighted in major news article

Mike McNally, Skanska USA president and CEO, talked to Bloomberg news service about Skanska’s U.S. growth plans, including in California and Texas and with projects related to low-cost energy. (Note that although the article mentions a Skanska joint venture’s project to build Apple’s new headquarters, McNally did not discuss this with the reporter – we’re not allowed to mention this confidential project externally.)

USA Building promotes three in preconstruction

USA Building promotes three in preconstruction

USA Building promoted Chris Hillyer, Adam Hicks and Raylena Browning to preconstruction executive directors. In this new role, Hillyer will oversee our preconstruction efforts in San Antonio, and Browning will be responsible for the same in Houston. They will share responsibility for all other Texas markets. Hicks will serve in the same role for Tennessee, Ohio and Michigan.