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History of BoKlok

  • Who founded BoKlok?

    BoKlok was founded in the mid-1990s when Skanska and IKEA met at a housing fair in Karlskrona in Sweden and started talking about why so few homes were built for people on an ‘ordinary’ income.

    The CEO of Skanska at the time, Melker Schörling, and the founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad, decided to jointly develop a new housing concept that would make more homes accessible to more people – and BoKlok was born!

    Read more about our history.