BUILDING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS

October 13, 2008

Barton Malow Acquires L.C. Gaskins Construction Company

Southfield, MI – October 13, 2008 – To accelerate its presence in the federal construction market, Barton Malow Company has acquired the L.C. Gaskins Construction Company of Jacksonville, Florida, and Warner Robins, Georgia. The new entity will be known as "Gaskins, a Barton Malow company." The acquisition was completed on October 1, 2008.

“L.C. Gaskins has a great track record of success with Federal projects. They will truly compliment Barton Malow’s increased participation in the Federal market sector," said Lester C. Snyder III, Barton Malow's chief operating officer. "Our staff members know Larry Gaskins professionally and respect the positive relationships and references the Gaskins organization has earned.”

Larry Gaskins will continue to lead the Gaskins entity. Harry Frost III, formerly of Barton Malow's Columbus, Ohio, office, will assume the role of project director and will work with the Gaskins management team in their Jacksonville office.

Barton Malow Company provides construction management, design-build, program management, general contracting, technology and rigging services throughout North America. The ISO (quality) certified company has LEED Accredited Professionals on staff and is an industry Building Information Modeling (BIM) leader. Niche market specialties include educational, federal, industrial, energy, healthcare, and special event facilities. Barton Malow has a staff of 1,600 in 13 offices and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. Annual firm revenues exceed $1.4 billion. For additional information, visit www.bartonmalow.com.