Gothenburg will have its first real skyscraper which also will become the tallest building in Scandinavia. The building will be 245 metres tall and its location at Lindholmen means that its profile will be visible both from the river and the city centre. Ola Serneke, CEO and founder of the Serneke Group, has himself initiated the project.
The vision of an open mixed city is important. A modern Gothenburg needs it more than ever. What separates this vision from many other visions concerning similar projects is that this time the hand will leave the drawing board, grab a shovel and stir up construction dust. When we are done, Karlastaden will be an attractive, mixed district which is crowned by a tower that stretches 245 meters up in the air. Simply because sometimes the smartest way to build is to build high. The view comes as a bonus - the observation deck will namely be open and accessible to the public all year round.
We have entered into a cooperation agreement with the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre to begin the planning of a development project which concerns existing properties and expansions in connection to the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre facility at Korsvägen in Gothenburg.
Serneke and Midroc has signed a letter of intent with Trelleborg municipality concerning the development of a new district in Central Trelleborg. It is part of the coastal city of Trelleborg 2025, large urban development projects. An older industrial area west of the Centre of Trelleborg will be converted into a new residential and recreational area with space for about 1 000 new housing, service facilities and a new beach and promenade.
Serneke Bygg has signed an agreement with Lejonfastigheter to build a new swimming hall in Linköping. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 820 million.
Prioritet Serneke Arena, earlier Gothenburg's Arena, is Serneke's largest project to date both in terms of in-house projects and as a contractor. The volume of the building is approx. 45,300 m² and the budget for the construction is approx. SEK 800 million. The arena is the largest multi-sport arena in Scandinavia and is housing an indoor ski facility, full-size football pitch etc.
The Real Estate Committee decided that Serneke will be the actor who can develop the attractive project Cirkustomten in central Gothenburg, a stone's throw from Avenyn and Götaplatsen.
Serneke has entered into an implementation agreement regarding the prestigious assignment of building a new campus for Mälardalen University (MDH) in Eskilstuna. The project is valued at about SEK 700 million.
We own 40 percent of Fjätervålens mountain facility. The development plan for the destination includes more cottages and apartments, new chairlift, new centre building with hotels, camping, increased focus on alpine and cross-country skiing and all year round activities. A training center for the growing number of employees is also a central part of the investment.
We build the first establishment in the major of battery production that the company Northvolt makes in Sweden.
Serneke built Kungälv’s new shopping center on behalf of Adapta Fastigheter. With space for 100 stores and restaurants over some 37,000 square meters of retail space, this is the largest shopping center venture in the Gothenburg region in ten years.
The Municipal Government of Landskrona decided in February 2017 a letter of intent between Landskrona and Serneke which means that the prerequisites for a water park, Sports Centre, new housing and school should be investigated. A future major investment in the Karlslund area has the potential to attract visitors as well as new inhabitants to Landskrona.
On behalf of the real estate office in the city of Stockholm, we equipped and refurbished the historic building at Slussen, which is today the Stockholm City Museum. The building was built in 1663 and is a building memorial.
We have received a land reservation in the emerging district of Brunnshog. Together with the architectural office Semrén & Månsson, we develop an innovative proposal for housing and service of 50 000 square meters around Brunnshogs Square.
Serneke Bygg has signed an agreement with Cernera Fastigheter AB to build a apartment building with 43 condominiums in Bergdalen in Borås. The order amount amounts to approximately SEK 74 million.
The municipal council of Järfälla decided on 29 May 2017 to move forward in the plans to work with Serneke to establish a completely new district in Veddesta. In addition to housing, school, trade and hotels, sports facilities, including a ski loop indoors, become a central part of the plans. In March 2019 the district was named Barkarby City.
Sweden's largest solar park is being built on Sernekes land at Säve Airport in Gothenburg. The facility is part of a major investment in solar energy made by Göteborg Energi.
In December 2018, we signed an agreement with Diös on turnkey construction for a new hotel in Sundsvall. The architects behind are Krook & Capercaillie and Nordic Choice Hotels will be hotel operator.
Magasinhusen in the north of Borstahusen, Landskrona, are one of our first proprietary projects in the city. Here we build 99 new brick apartments that reflect Landskronas historic Packhus and Borstahusens Marine architecture.
The official start of construction of the new offices and workshops for SKF Sweden in Gamlestaden, Gothenburg was on 13 June 2014. The project was run in close co-operation between the parties in the form of a collaboration contract where Serneke Construction was in charge of the turnkey contract. The building was completed during the summer of 2015.
It will be built a total of 500 housing units in Örgryte Torp in Gothenburg. We have been contracted to build 219 apartments for Bostads AB Poseidon in the area. The project value is approximately 409 million SEK.
As part of the expansion and development of the district Gamlestaden in Göteborg, Serneke develops Gamlestadens resecentrum (Travel Center) together with the real estate firm Platzer Fastigheter.
Serneke Construction has signed a contract with AB Familjebostäder regarding the construction of housing in the new district Älvsjöstaden in Stockholm. The contract amount for the first phase is approximately 220 million SEK.
Serneke bought Sjöbefälsskolan (The Maritime Academy) in Gothenburg in spring 2013 from Niam, one of Europe's leading private equity firms in real estate. Subsequently, Sjöbefälsskolan has been developed jointly with Adapta Properties who became the sole owner of the property in 2014.
On behalf of AB Upplands-Brohus We build Bro Prästgård extensive 142 rental units. The project is built to a value of approximately SEK 203 million.
Serneke has been contracted to convert the former S:t Göran upper secondary school on Kungsholmen in Stockholm into student housing. The reconstruction of the building in the neighborhood Vallgossen is worth approximately 310 million SEK.
Serneke has been contracted to rebuild Nolhaga swimming and sports center in Alingsås to a value of about 200 million SEK. The client is the municipal organisation Fabs who owns the property and the tenant is Alingsås municipality.
Serneke has been awarded the honourable job of building 154 new flats for HFAB in the centre of Halmstad. The project is worth around 210 million SEK.
Serneke civil engineering carries out a project at Ångfärjan-plot in Helsingborg worth approximately 25 million SEK. The client is the City of Helsingborg, who after many years of discussion now received the go-ahead to prepare the area for construction of recidences and a hotel- and exhibition centre.
Serneke has been contracted by Magnolia Bostad to build 287 rental apartments in Mariastaden, Helsingborg. The project is worth approximately 237 million SEK.
When the district of Hyllie in Malmö grows, we contribute with apartments and premises on behalf of MKB Fastighets AB. The order is worth about SEK 160 million and the project will be completed in the first quarter of 2019.
Serneke has been commissioned to build Kvarteret Brevlådan in Stockholm for AB Familjebostäder. The total contract value is 220 million SEK and the project started in the summer 2015.
Serneke sold 68,000 m² land to Göteborgs Lastbilcentral, GLC, and is now building a new logistic center for GLC on the same land. The construction started in November 2014 and the project is expected to be finished in the beginning of 2016.