Strabag shops mall order in Sweden

Austrian construction top dog Strabag SE has been contracted to expand and renovate a shopping centre in Sweden.The Vienna-headquartered company announced today (Fri) it will enlarge the Täby Centrum in Stockholm from its current 50,000 square metres to an overall 80,000 square metres. Strabag added the size of the mall’s car park will be upped from 2,400 to 3,600 lots.The company refused to disclose the value of the order, but analysts have suggested Unibail-Rodamco willl transfer a three-digit million Euro sum.The shopping centre management firm, which operates around 100 malls in 13 countries, also owns Vienna’s Donauzentrum and the Shopping City Süd (SCS) just outside the capital.This order comes shortly after consortium including Strabag, which is one of the biggest players in the Eastern European (EE) building sector, was assigned to carry out the biggest infrastructure project in the history of the Netherlands.Strabag said A-Lanes A15 would expand the country’s A15 motorway for around 1.5 billion Euros between next year and 2015. Strabag holds a 24 per cent share in the consortium which also features Dutch company Strukton, British developer John Laing and German Hochtief’s Dutch subsidiary Ballast Nedam.The project was tendered by the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management. It includes construction of a 37-kilometre motorway strip between Maasvlakte, a harbour and industrial area of Rotterdam, and the Vaanplein interchange.