Skanska inks $75M deal to upgrade care facility

ConDig (05-Apr–22).  Swedish developer and contractor Skanska has signed a deal $78 million deal to renovate and expand an acute care services facility in Midlothian, Virginia.

The company said the expansion aspect of the project for Bon Secours – St. Francis Medical Center, Inc. includes a vertical two-floor addition above the existing surgical department on the second floor. The new third floor will house a med-surg nursing unit with observation rooms and the new the fourth floor will be used for critical care ICU beds and NICU rooms.

A former ICU unit will be renovated to accommodate an observation unit as part of the upgrade of the existing building, Skanska added. The fourth floor of the adjacent building will be reconfigured to accommodate a new Mother-Infant Unit. 

Additional renovations will include a new retail pharmacy, MRI suite, physicians dining and central plant upgrades.

Construction on the revamp kicked off in December and completion is slated for April 2024.

In January, Skanska drove off with a $1.09 billion contract for the Portal North Bridge replacement scheme in New Jersey. The contractor said it had signed the deal with NJ TRANSIT as part of a joint venture with Traylor Bros Inc. The total contract is worth $1.56 billion.

In December, Skanska announced that it had spun off its office building Two Drydock in Boston for $234.5 million.

In October, Skanska said it would invest $216 million in the 17xM office development project in Washington, DC.