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Skanska awarded $65m UN HQ revamp

3 Jul 13 Skanska has signed a contract to renovate the general assembly hall in the United Nations headquarters in New York.

The new contract award follows Skanska’s appointment by United Nations in 2007 to serve as the construction manager for the capital master plan for renovation and upgrading of the headquarters.

Work on the new US$65m (£42.8m) contract is due for completion in August 2014. Skanska will replace and upgrade all mechanical and electrical equipment and control systems, remove all hazardous materials from the headquarters, reconfigure spaces for new uses, restore existing room materials and furniture to like-new condition and install conferencing systems.

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