Texas Tech Awards Contract for New Research Facility, Greenhouse
Skanska has signed a $16 million contract with Texas Tech University for major renovations and construction for the Bayer CropScience research facility and greenhouse.
Texas Tech Universitys main campus is located on more than 1,800 acres in Lubbock, a city in West Texas. The university currently serves more than 26,000 undergraduate students and offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.
Skanskas renovation will focus on the universitys 32,000 square-foot research building and include offices, labs and support spaces for Bayer CropScience research and development activities. Additionally, the project includes construction of a 44,000 square-foot new headhouse building and greenhouse for the Bayer CropScience Trait Development Program.
Construction for the project begins in March 2014 and will be completed in February 2015.
Skanska USA is one of the largest construction and development companies in the country, serving a broad range of industries. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA employs more than 9,600 employees committed to sustainable construction and development.