BL Harbert International has been selected by the U.S. Department of State to provide construction services for the new U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
Situated on a 43-acre site in the residential district of Awkar, near the current U.S. Embassy Compound, the new multi-building complex will include a Chancery Building, a Marine Security Guard Residence, representational and staff housing, facilities for the community and associated support facilities.
“BL Harbert International is honored to be part of the mission to keep our diplomats and their families serving overseas safe. We look forward to successfully completing this state-of-the-art facility, from which the U.S. Department of State can pursue its diplomatic objectives in the region,” stated Chuck Bohn, President of BL Harbert’s International Group.
The architect is Morphosis of California.
Construction will begin in 2017 and is scheduled for completion in 2023.
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.
About BL Harbert International: BL Harbert International, LLC is a privately owned construction company with U.S. and International operations providing preconstruction, construction, design-build and construction management services. BL Harbert is currently building across the U.S. and in fifteen countries around the world. The company is nationally ranked based on 2015 annual revenues of $958.6 million. BL Harbert International, LLC is also consistently ranked a top green contractor.