Skanska Signs Contract to Build Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando for $220 Million

Skanska has signed the contract worth an estimated $220 million, to provide construction manager at-risk services to build Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando’s Lake Nona medical city. The full value of the contract is included in the earlier reported order bookings for the period up until May in the second quarter.

The 630,000-square-foot project features a 95 in-patient bed tower, emergency department, diagnostic and ambulatory programs, education and research centers, integrated with an outpatient clinic on a 60-acre greenfield site. When completed, the campus will allow Nemours to provide access to a full-line of specialty services and improve pediatric care to the region through coordinated patient-centered medical services, biomedical research, medical and allied health training, educational programs as well as pediatric prevention services and child advocacy programs.

Additionally, the facility will incorporate high performance, environmentally friendly and sustainable design concepts to achieve LEED® certification from the United States Green Building Council.

Site work will commence in June with a scheduled completion date of June 2012.

The architect of record is Stanley Beaman & Sears and the associate architect is Perkins+Will.

Skanska USA Building is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and design-build services. The company also provides validation services to clients in the pharmaceutical industry. Clients represent a broad range of U.S. industries including science and technology, healthcare, education, hightech, aviation, transportation and sports and entertainment. The business unit is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey and has approximately 3,500 employees.


Posted July 1, 2009

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