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BL Harbert International, LLC Awarded Construction Contract for New U.S. Embassy in Turkey

BL Harbert International has been selected by the U.S. Department of State to provide construction services for the new U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey.

Located on a nine-acre campus, in an emerging commercial sector of Ankara, the new U.S. Embassy site is approximately three miles from the existing Embassy. The complex will include a Chancery Building, a Marine Security Guard Residence, facilities for the community and associated support facilities.

“BL Harbert International is pleased to have been awarded the contract for the new U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey. Our organization looks forward to working again with the U.S. Department of State to construct another important diplomatic facility,” stated Mike Veal, Senior Vice President of BL Harbert’s International Group.

Ennead Architects of New York, New York is serving as the architect.

Construction is scheduled to commence in 2017 and is scheduled for completion in 2020.

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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.

For further information, please contact Christine Foushee at FousheeCT@state.gov or (703) 875-4131, or visit www.state.gov/obo.

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.

 

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