Our story

TURN KEY
Skonto Group delivers turnkey solutions in the construction industry. Whether it is a project for luxury housing, hospital, or large infrastructure, we provide services and production of the highest standard, starting from design to project commissioning and warranty services.

SCALE
We are a Latvia-based enterprise consisting of nine companies, each of which is a leader in its field. Our history of success is a result of 25 years of work. During this time we have gained great experience by completing thousands of projects in more than 20 countries worldwide. The annual turnover of the Group exceeds 250 million euros.

EXPERIENCE
We have successfully transferred the experience gathered by Skonto Būve, Skonto Būve Construction and LEC as general contractors to the rest of the Group’s companies. This allows us to truly understand the developer's and general contractor's needs and provide the level of service that by far exceeds what is generally expected from a sub-contractor.

PEOPLE
Our main asset are our employees. The group employs more than 1500 people, more than 200 of them are engineers, and approximately 700 are construction workers. All our employees are highly trained and certified according to the highest European standards, and they are paid fairly.

SAFETY
Work safety is among our top priorities, both in our factories and on construction sites. Highly trained professionals in our safety and quality department are supervised by experienced safety officers. There are health, environmental and safety policies established in all the companies of Skonto Group. And it is not only ‘on paper’, we have implemented them in our daily routine. Skonto Group companies are certified and fully conforms to the international standards ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001.

LATEST TECHNOLOGIES
Skonto Group is an early adopter of the newest technologies in construction, always aiming to stay ahead of the competition. This proactive approach has allowed for rapid growth in the past, and it will ensure sustainable expansion in the future. We are proud to declare that all our companies are BIM ready and are taking full advantage of the Building Information Modelling standard.

LONG-TERM THINKING
Long-term business thinking is the cornerstone of Skonto Group. Over the years, we have worked with some of the world’s leading developers and contractors, such as Berkeley Homes, Barratt London, Skanska, SSM Bygg & Fastighets AB, Oslo Tre and others. Our clients have highly valued the quality of our service, attention to detail and respect for timetable, thus establishing long-term business relationships.

CONFIDENCE
All of the above gives us full confidence that our ambitions are backed up by our capabilities and that we can satisfy the needs of even the most demanding clients worldwide. We are your key to streamlined and successful development of your project of any scale anywhere in the world.