INDIANAPOLIS, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Skanska USA Building Inc. announced today that it has opened an office in Indianapolis to service the growing Indiana construction markets. The announcement was made by Kirk Frownfelter, Area General Manager for Skanska's Midwest operations.
"Indiana is a strong construction market with activity in many industry sectors," said Frownfelter. "Skanska is an industry leader and after working in Indiana for several years, we are excited about planting permanent roots here. I anticipate that during our first year, we will create approximately 20 permanent high-wage construction jobs in our Indianapolis office and on project sites."
In 2008, Modern Healthcare Magazine ranked Skanska as the number two healthcare construction company in the United States and was also named as the Top Green Contractor in the United States by Engineering News-Record magazine.
The Indianapolis office will initially focus on the healthcare, higher education and pharmaceutical sectors although they will look at other strategic opportunities in the area. The office will be led by Terry Parrot, Skanska Vice President and Account Manager. The office, located at 9265 Counselors Row, Suite 104, is located in the Precedent Office Park in northern Indianapolis. The telephone number for the office is 317.569.9362.
Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and design-build services to a broad range of U.S. industries including life sciences, healthcare, education, high-tech, aviation, transportation and sports and entertainment. Skanska USA Building also provides pharmaceutical validation services to clients. The company, part of the Skanska AB global group of companies, is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, and has approximately 4,700 employees.
Skanska is one of the world's leading construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships. The Group currently has 60,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the U.S. and Latin America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Skanska's sales in 2007 totaled $20 billion.
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