Stronghold Engineering, Inc. served as the prime contractor for this project that called for material procurement and construction services for the U.S. Chancery’s 3.2 acre, 84,000 sf Newly Acquired Building (NAB) and compound in Bridgetown, Barbados. Stronghold self-performed 70% of the work for this project: all trades except HVAC and plumbing. Stronghold also acted as procurement agent for other onsite contractors.
The focus of this project was installation of Antiterrorism Force Protection features, which included Forced Entry and Ballistic Resistant cladding; fire stopping systems; special doors, windows and hardware; and special sound enclosures. LEED/sustainable design features incorporated into this project included energy-efficient fixtures and lights.