AF Gruppen awarded new solid wood contract
AF Gruppen (AFG) is awarded by the municipality of Oppegård the contract for the execution of Edvard Griegs Vei care homes (EGO) at Kolbotn.
The contract consists of construction of a new building with care facilities and associated service functions, a day activity center and home services base. The building contains of 72 care homes of 50-55 m2 with 5 floors and underlying basement. The area of the building is approximately 10,000 m2, where the four upper floors are to be built in solid wood. The contract also consists of construction of the outdoor areas and necessary infrastructure.
Construction will commence fall 2017 with expected completion early 2019. The contract is a general contract with a value of MNOK 210 excl. VAT.
"This project suits us well. AF Gruppen has conducted and has ongoing several projects where solid wood is a key structural element. It is gratifying to see that the establishment of AF Nybygg and the commitment towards public projects has been successful,"says Morten Grongstad, CEO of AF Gruppen