Skanska selected by Hilton for $308m hotel in Atlanta

Swedish contractor Skanska has teamed with SG Contracting to build a "Signia by Hilton" hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 40-storey, 114,000 sq m building will contain 975 guest rooms and 7,000 sq m of meeting and event space. It will also house a 620 sq m pool deck, outdoor event space, a market and two restaurants.

Skanska says that the project will achieve LEED Gold certification.

The $308m contract, which is worth $271m for Skanska, was awarded by the Georgia World Congress Centre Authority.

Construction is due to begin in April and be completed by 2024.

Image courtesy of Georgia World Congress Center Authority/Skanska

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