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Report: Boston 2024 Chairman Recuses Company From Olympic Construction

BOSTON (CBS) – If Boston is selected to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic games, a significant amount of construction will be required.

But according to a Boston Globe report, the construction will not be done by the company led by the head of the group organizing the Boston proposal.

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The newspaper reported on Friday that Boston 2024 chairman John Fish is recusing himself and the company he is CEO for, Suffolk Construction, from any Olympic-related construction projects.

During a Friday press conference, officials discussed Boston's Olympic bid, and Fish said the group would be "very, very careful about cost and expenditures."

According to the Suffolk Construction website, the company has about $2.5 billion in annual revenue and is currently ranked No. 34 on the Engineering News-Record's Top 400 Contractors list.

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