Update on New Embassy Compound

Updated: December 17, 2021

The U.S. Embassy has submitted a proposal for a new embassy compound on the Suur-Ameerika/Väike-Ameerika site, which includes initial design elements. This submission initiates the detail planning process with the City of Tallinn, which will ultimately determine the project’s timeline. The Embassy and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), along with its local contractors, will remain actively engaged with the City of Tallinn throughout the detail planning process to ensure that the project progresses in accordance with all local regulations. We will continue to provide periodic updates, as appropriate.

 

Updated: November 5, 2021

The plans for a new U.S. Embassy compound on the Suur-Ameerika/Väike-Ameerika site remain in the due diligence phase.  The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), along with its local contractors, remains actively engaged with the City of Tallinn to ensure that the project  progresses in accordance with all local regulations.  The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn, in conjunction with OBO, will continue to provide periodic updates on the project, when appropriate.

 

April 6, 2021

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) is proceeding with plans for a new Embassy compound on the Suur-Ameerika/Väike-Ameerika site. The project is currently in the due diligence phase, which includes a physical survey of the property and informs the preparation of a detail plan for the design and construction process. OBO and the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn will continue to work with the City of Tallinn and the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure that all aspects of the project are transparent and comply with local regulations, including a public display and consultation period before the detail plan is finalized. The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn, in conjunction with OBO, will continue to provide public updates on this process, as appropriate.