Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Awards Design-Build for the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria

The Department of State has awarded Pernix Federal, LLC of Lombard, Illinois the $319 million design-build contract for the new U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria.

The 12.2-acre site for the new Consulate General is part of Eko Atlantic, a development led by South Energyx Nigeria Limited in collaboration with Lagos State.

The location will provide the future diplomatic campus and its neighbors with access to sustainable, modern infrastructure, including an 8.5 km seawall designed to protect the city from rising sea levels and coastal erosion.

Ennead Architects of New York, New York is the design architect. The new Consulate General is expected to be completed in 2027.