LOS ANGELES – January 6, 2003 – Ampco System Parking, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM), has been awarded a multi-year contract with MW Group, Ltd. for Pioneer Plaza, a major downtown Honolulu office complex. Ampco will provide parking services for 327 garage spaces at Pioneer Plaza, as well as initiate a new valet service at the facility's prestigious Plaza Club
"We are extremely pleased that our Hawaii regional staff's operational expertise and design innovation were able to increase parking capacity and building value for MW Group," said Thomas Barnett, president of Ampco System Parking. "Ampco System Parking is also pleased to join ABM Janitorial and ABM Engineering as part of the Family of Services team serving Pioneer Plaza," he added.
"We look forward to working with Ampco System Parking to serve our tenants and their business partners," said Sam Chung, Pioneer Plaza building manager. "This is just one more way we can be sure we're providing our tenants the best possible amenities," he added.
Founded in 1981, MW Group, Ltd. specializes in acquiring, developing and leasing industrial and commercial properties.
MW Group, Ltd. is one of Hawaii's premiere property developers and managers, with more than 15 properties on Oahu and Maui. With a proven track record of adding value to existing properties through value engineering and building in long-term competitive advantages, MW Group, Ltd. maintains high occupancy in all its properties. Headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, MW Group develops neighborhood shopping centers, warehouse complexes, retail facilities and office centers. The principals of MW Group also own and operate MW Commercial Realty, Inc., which is a full-service commercial real estate brokerage, consulting and management company.
Ampco System Parking is an industry leader, operating over 1,700 lots and garages in 29 states, including parking facilities at or adjacent to such major international airports as Buffalo, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia and San Francisco.
ABM Industries Incorporated is the largest facility services contractor listed on the New York Stock Exchange. With annualized revenues in excess of $2.1 billion and more than 62,000 employees, ABM provides air conditioning, elevator, engineering, janitorial, lighting, parking, security and related services for thousands of commercial, industrial, institutional and retail facilities in hundreds of cities across North America. In addition to Ampco System Parking, the ABM Family of Services includes ABM Janitorial, American Commercial Security (ACSS), ABM Engineering, Amtech Elevator, Amtech Lighting, CommAir Mechanical and ABM Lakeside Building Maintenance.