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The Department of State has awarded the Design-Build contract for the new U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas to Caddell Construction Co., LLC of Montgomery, Alabama.

This new Embassy complex will provide a safe, secure, and modern facility platform for the Embassy community and those it serves. Ennead Architects of New York, New York is the design architect for the project and Integrus Architecture of Spokane, Washington is the architect of record.

Since 1999, as part of the Department’s Capital Security Construction Program, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has completed 153 new diplomatic facilities and has an additional 49 projects 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 achieving U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities represent U.S. values and the best in U.S. architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, construction execution, and resiliency.

For further information, please contact Christine Foushee at, or visit

U.S. Department of State

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