The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy Annex in Kampala, Uganda

Media Note
Washington, DC
October 6, 2017


The Department of State has awarded the construction contract for the new U.S. Embassy Annex in Kampala, Uganda to Pernix Group Inc. of Lombard, Illinois.

The project will provide additional office and parking space for embassy operations. The design architect for the project is BNIM of Kansas City, Missouri.

Since 1999, as part of the Department’s Capital Security Construction Program, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has completed 138 new diplomatic facilities, with an additional 61 projects now in design or under construction.

OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. government to host nations and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities represent American values and the best in American architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.

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