The SKARNE Group originated in 1897 when Oscar Skarne started a contracting business in the Stockholm area.
By the 1940s the family
business, under the name of Ohlsson & Skarne, had become
a substantial construction company in the Stockholm area. During
the 1950s and 60s as the industrialization of building was popularized
in Europe, the company enjoyed a major national and international
In 1967 Ohlsson & Skarnes
Swedish operation was acquired by Skanska Cementgjuteriet AB
(Skanska),its international division remained within the Skarne
family and has since been headquartered in Switzerland.
The latest and most innovative patented construction system that builds on more than five decades of development and accumulated know-how of industrialization is the Skarne System Dynamic House, which is being applied to some of the groups own development projects.
Today the groups own activities are primarily centering on traditional land development, real estate ownership and management in Europe.