Your guide to building in the Kingdom of Sweden.
“The Swedish construction industry isn’t even meeting half of the demand”
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd, CEO for the Swedish Construction Federation claims that at the current rate of construction only about half of the National Board of Housing, Building and Planning’s speculative goals will be met. A current dip in construction rates has only...
Residential Construction See’s Highs and Lows
Sverige Bygger, an aggregator of registered construction projects in Sweden reports that the volume of started housing projects in Stockholm has shrunk by 36% over the last 12 months, an estimated value of 10 billion Swedish kronor (1.1 billion USD). Out of all...
Government Offers 1.395 Billion in Grants to Increase Residential Construction
During 2018 the government of Sweden is expected to issue 1.395 billion kronor in grants to municipalities in a bid to promote residential construction projects. An application period will open starting August 1st 2018, and close October 1st 2018. The National Board...
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Permits and Processes
To build in Sweden one must have an understanding of the building permit process. It is a procedure with many different moving parts that come into play throughout the entire construction process. This page explains in general terms some of the most important concepts in that process.
Law of the Land
Aside from the national building code there are several pieces of legislation that govern how construction must be conducted in Sweden. This page provides a rundown of those that are most important to be aware of.
Swedish building legislation defines several roles that are necessary for a construction project to be completed in a safe and appropriate matter. These roles also bear certain responsibilities and may require certain certifications. Some positions are mandatory by law, it is for that reason that it is important to understand the differences and responsibilities that each role entails.
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