Skanska is a multinational construction and development company based in Sweden. 

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, life sciences, aviation and commercial.  Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, they have nearly 11,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2015, their work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $7.1 billion in revenue. They were named one of America’s Best Employers of 2015 by Forbes.

Skanska’s core values are care for life, act ethically and transparently, be better together and commit to customers. 

Skanska has had a history in Philadelphia since 1913, with the acquisition of Barclay White & Co., Inc. in 2000. Current projects include the expansion of Sugar House Casino and the new Terminal F Baggage Claim Building at Philadelphia International Airport and a new parking garage for Christiana Care Health System.


Ed Szwarc, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Regional Philadelphia Office, also serves on the GBCA Board of Directors and its Membership Committee.