Contract Award: OBO Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands
The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the construction award, through best value determination, of the new U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands to Caddell Construction Company of Montgomery, Alabama.
The new complex will be situated on a 10-acre site in Wassenaar and will include a chancery office building, U.S. Marine residence, a utility building, perimeter security, and access pavilions.This project, designed by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners of Santa Monica, California, will provide safe, secure, and modern facilities for embassy employees.
OBO’s mission 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 should represent American values and the best in American architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.
At the age of 53 and after more than 31 years at the helm of another leading international construction organization, John A. Caddell founded Caddell Construction in 1983—initially working from his family home. Caddell has since grown into a major construction operation headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, with projects worldwide. Today, Caddell Construction is one of the most respected general contractors in the nation with more than $8.3 billion in current and completed projects and multiple national awards from construction industry peers.
Milestone Caddell projects have included the U.S. Embassy in Beijing; renovations to the Denver Mint; Terminals A & C at Houston’s George Bush International Airport; three unique advanced technology facilities for the Spallation Neutron Source Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; the Power & Desalination plant at Ascension Island; the “Patton” Command & Control Headquarters Complex at Shaw AFB; and one of Caddell’s most ambitious projects to date—the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.