Capital gain: Skanska's specialist fit-out company Kontor, has refurbished and linked two buildings in Whitfield Street, central London, for London Merchant Securities. The buildings were extended to provide 3363 m2 of floor space and incorporate two lifts, a seven-storey emergency staircase and a rooftop pavilion and terrace. Architect was EPR, structural engineer was Pell Frischmann, services engineer was Foremans and QS was Cyril Sweett.