Skanska USA Building Inc., Names Abrams Construction
as General Contractor

 
For Immediate Release

BOSTON, Massachusetts - August 19, 2003 - The Abrams Group, LLC announced today that it's wholly owned subsidiary, Abrams Construction, has been named General Contractor on the redevelopment of the Clarke Canopy Project. This project is part of the entire redevelopment of the Quissett Campus at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Jeffrey Brooks a partner in The Abrams Group said, "It is exciting for us to work with Skanska USA Building Inc., a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and design build services. We look forward to bringing the vision of both WHOI and Skanska USA Building Inc. to completion."

About The Abrams Group LLC

The Abrams Group specializes in the investment, development, leasing and management of multi-family and commercial properties in the Boston metropolitan CBD and suburban marketplace.

About Skanska USA Building Inc.

Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and design build services to a broad range of U.S. industries, including biopharmaceutical, educational, high-tech, healthcare, transportation and sports and entertainment. The company, part of the Skanska AB global group of companies, is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, and has more than 5,300 employees in the U.S. and revenues of approximately $5 billion.

Contact:
Jeffrey Brooks
The Abrams Group, LLC
617-521-9097 x 12
jbrooks@theabramsgroup.com