The Olympic Delivery Authority selects Bechtel, CLM, G3 and Legacy. Parson Brinckerhoff/Taylor Woodrow/EC Harris team misses out.

The Olympic Delivery Authority has picked four teams for the shortlist for the Delivery Partner of the London 2012 Olympics.

As predicted by Building, the four teams are:

The selection means that the Parson Brinckerhoff/Taylor Woodrow/EC Harris team has missed out.

David Higgins, ODA chief executive, said: "This is a first-class shortlist from a very strong field. We will continue the rigorous scrutiny of applications as we now move to the next stage. I am confident that the competitive dialogue procurement process will help ensure we make the right appointment for this critical role."

The ODA is procuring the delivery partner via new European procurement legislation which allows "competitive dialogue" with firms, allowing the ODA to enter into more detailed discussions at the shortlisting stage. This stage will begin shortly with the final appointment made in the summer.