Offices and commercial facilities are part of the first phase of the Europaallee project in Zurich.

Offices and commercial facilities are part of the first phase of the Europaallee project in Zurich. © Stücheli Architekten; Wiel Arets Architects

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has awarded Porr Suisse the €140 million contractor for lot F of the Europaallee near the main station in the centre of Zurich.

The company was previously awarded the first phase of the project in July 2015, worth approximately €180 million.

The Europaallee will have a floor area of around 47,000m² and a construction volume of 160,400m³. It will comprise of 172 apartments as well as service areas, retail and restaurant space. The project is expected to be completed in April 2019.

Karl-Heinz Strauss, CEO of Porr, said, “The fact that our client has once again opted for Porr Suisse confirms the success of our ongoing co-operation so far – it is a true vote of confidence. It also shows that we have established ourselves as a powerful construction company in Switzerland.”

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