The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) directs the worldwide overseas building program for the Department of State and the U.S. Government community serving abroad under the authority of the chiefs of mission. In concert with other State Department bureaus, foreign affairs agencies, and Congress. OBO sets worldwide priorities for the design, construction, acquisition, maintenance, use, and sale of real properties and the use of sales proceeds.
250+ Locations | 123 Million Sq. Ft. | 1,000+ Office Buildings | 16,000+ Residences | 25,000 Assets | 18,000+ Cultural Objects