Scandic signs climate-neutral hotel

Scandic signs climate-neutral hotel

CGI of Scandic Sundsvall Central

Sweden: Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with Skanska for a 210-bedroom property in downtown Sundsvall.

Located in the city’s harbour area, Scandic Sundsvall Central its expected to open in 2024. The building’s frame, facade and interior will be made of wood meeting LEED Gold certification. 

Other environmental additions include solar panels on the roof. The property will be powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity and certified by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

Peter Jangbratt, head of Scandic Hotels Sweden, said: “Scandic’s new hotel in Sundsvall will be a modern and attractive meeting place ideally located in an exciting area where we can see a growing demand for hotel accommodations. We’ve been developing the hotel together with Skanska for the past two years and naturally, it feels extremely positive to be further strengthening our hotel offering in the city.”

Joakim Åkesson, regional manager at Skanska, said: “It is gratifying to now have Scandic as a tenant – a company that shares our values in terms of sustainability and with which we have worked closely in other projects.” 

Amenities at Scandic Sundsvall Central will include a ground floor restaurant and bar, along with a spa and wellness facility, gym and meeting rooms on the first floor. 

Scandic already operates two other hotels in Sundsvall with a total of 312 rooms. The group has over 280 hotels in operation and under development in the Nordic countries.

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