Construction and civil engineering company Peab has secured a contract to construct a new nursing building in Helsingborg, Sweden.

The project, which will be executed in a collaboration contract, has been awarded by Region Skåne.

The parties will jointly determine the scope and cost of the project, which is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2015, after final determination of the contract amount between the parties.

As part of the deal, the company will construct a new building of around 40,000m² BTA within the existing hospital area.

"As a community builder, we are very proud to be commissioned to develop Helsingborg Hospital."

The new property will include facilities for adult psychiatric outpatient care, between health and whole day care, somatic outpatient and day care.

In addition, the property will include facilities for medical laboratory operations and support functions for logistics and service.

Peab project manager Bratislav Marjanovic said: "As a community builder, we are very proud to be commissioned to develop Helsingborg Hospital."

The company, which provides services in the Nordic countries, has net sales of more than SEK40bn with around 13,000 employees. It has offices in Sweden, Norway and Finland.