JM sells newly developed office property to DEKA of Germany

JM sells newly developed office property to DEKA of Germany In a deal with the German property fund Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH, JM is selling the newly developed Skogskarlen office property in Solna. The property contains approximately 12,000 square metres of office space and 350 parking spaces. DHL, the largest tenant, moved in recently. The selling price amounts to SEK 390 million and will give JM a capital gain of SEK 55 million. These earnings will be reported in the first quarter of 2004. "This is an additional sale where JM's strategic focus of developing and selling commercial properties has yielded a good result," says JM's business area manager Sten Hamberg. "The deal also shows that there is continued interest from foreign property players in investing in modern and well-sited office properties in Stockholm." "We are very pleased with the purchase of Skogskarlen, a property with first-class specifications and a strong tenant. This is our third acquisition in Stockholm, after CityCronan in central Stockholm and Hilton 2 in Frösunda. This underlines our long-term interest in and positive attitude to the Stockholm market," says Jens Göttler, investment manager at DEKA Immobilien. Jones Lang LaSalle acted as advisers to the purchaser in this deal. For additional information please contact: Eva Eriksson, JM AB, telephone +46 8 782 88 99 or Christian Fischer, head of Marketing & Research, Deka, telephone +49-69-7147 3021. Stockholm, 3 March 2004 JM AB Corporate Communications This and earlier press releases are also available at www.jm.se JM AB is a public limited company listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. JM has around 2,400 employees in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Belgium, and sales in 2003 amounted to approximately SEK 8 billion. The company is Sweden's leading housing developer, and the core business is project development of residential and commercial properties in central areas of growth markets. JM's operations are characterised by a focus on quality and the environment. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/03/03/20040303BIT00830/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/03/03/20040303BIT00830/wkr0002.pdf

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JM is one of the leading developers of housing and residential areas in the Nordic region. Operations focus on new production of homes in attractive locations, with the main focus on expanding metropolitan areas and university towns in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Belgium. We are also involved in project development of commercial premises and contract work, primarily in the Greater Stockholm area. JM seeks to promote long-term quality and environmental considerations in all its operations. Annual sales total approximately SEK 17 billion and the company has about 2,500 employees. JM is a public limited company listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, in the Large Cap segment.

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