The Department of State has awarded the construction contract for the new U.S. Consulate Complex in Erbil, Iraq to BL Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama.
The new Consulate Complex will include a Chancery, Marine residence, housing, support facilities and facilities for the community.
The architect for the project is EYP of Albany, New York.
As part of the Department’s Capital Security Construction Program, since 1999, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has completed 137 new diplomatic facilities and has an additional 48 projects in design or under construction.
About OBO: The mission of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations is to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities represent U.S. values and the best in U.S. architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.