The U.S. State Department is slated to start construction of a new 12-acre multi-building complex for its Hyderabad Consulate General in high-tech area of the city in 2017.
Besides a Consulate building, the new Hyderabad complex will include a Marine Security Guard Residence, support buildings and facilities for Consulate community.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (State Department), the design architect is richärd+bauer architecture of Phoenix, AZ and the design-build construction contract was awarded to Caddell Construction Co. of Montgomery, Alabama.
The U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad that covers Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha states is one of the busiest student visa issuing centers in India.
The construction of new Consulate General complex is expected to be completed in 2020.
The U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad is currently housed in Paigah Palace on Chiran Fort Lane in Begumpet, Secunderabad.