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Since 1955 PAE Design and Facility Management has evolved into one of the most progressive
providers of both Architectural Design and Facility Services in Japan......

PDFM Group



Architecture & Engineering


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  • Feasibility & Due Diligence
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Project Management
  • Facility Management
  • Building Technology Design & Management


February 2022

Amentum completed the acquisition of PAE

Amentum completed the acquisition of PAE on February 15, 2022. Read more.


February 2022

PDFM is looking for HVAC and DDC technicians

PDFM is having the ongoing project related to HVAC and DDC work and is looking for HVAC and DDC technicians. If you have the work experience of HVAC and DDC and are interesting in our business, please send your resume (PDF) to contact@paejapan.co.jp.
We are looking for the following person. Read more.


December 2021

Season's Greetings from PDFM

PDFM thanks everyone for your continued support and partnership, making 2021 a great year. Read more.


December 2021

PDFM announces its Director of Architecture and Engineering

PDFM is pleased to announce that Mrs. Marita Palomares has been promoted to Director of Architecture and Engineering. She has been working very hard and has contributed a lot to PDFM. Here is the Announcement Letter distributed to all members.



PDFM completed one of four Internal Management Training Modules

To ensure the long-term success of the organization, PDFM Management has prepared four modules of intensive internal Management Training. Read more.


July 2021
BOS Contract at MCAS, Iwakuni

PAE Awarded $74.2M Base Operating Support Services Contract by NAVFAC Far East for Services at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. Click here.


May 2021
PDFM announces its new Vice President

As PAE continuous to expand, the President announces the promotion of Mr. Arie Lukkassen to Vice President. Here is the Announcement Letter distributed to all members.



June 2020
HVAC Systems Maintenance, Testing, and Installation Services at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan (N4008420D500)

On May 29, 2020, NAVFAC Far East, FEAD Iwakuni awarded PDFM this contract for HVAC Systems Maintenance, Testing, and Installation Services at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) in Iwakuni, Japan. The 4-year contract includes a base period with three 1-year Option periods, and has an overall value of $25,107,460.

PDFM shall provide all labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation, incidental engineering, and perform HVAC System Maintenance, Testing, and Installation Services for the entire base.


April 2020
Benham-PAE JV receives 3-BCPs as its 1st Task Order

With PDFM’s vast experiences on Basic Criteria Package (BCP) projects, US Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District awards Benham-PAE JV its first Task Order – “Preparation of BCP for MC4006-T Town Center, MC4007-T Town Center Post Office and MC4017-T Town Center Parking Structure North in Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan” under AE contract No. W912HV19D0015, Indefinite Delivery United States Architect-Engineer Services Contract, Various Locations, Japan on 31 March 2020. PDFM shall furnish required study, design code analysis, management, facilities, equipment, material and transportation as necessary to accomplish the required services and furnish submittal reports and supporting materials required by the Supplemental Scope of Work. PDFM shall provide professional supervision and quality control to ensure the accuracy, quality, completeness and progress of the work.


January 2020
PAE-Pritchard Francis Partnership

A new collaboration between PAE-Design and Facility Management and Pritchard Francis has merged a wealth of experience and capability across the United States, to Australia and throughout the Asia Pacific region to deliver future US/AUS defense projects in the Northern Territory of Australia. Pritchard Francis is an award winning Engineering Consultancy Firm built around strong relationships with repeat clientele. With offices across Western and Northern Australia (Perth, Broome and Darwin), providing multidisciplinary design services, the Firm is an exceptionally experienced and highly regarded engineering consultancy throughout Australia. For more information, click the PAE-Pritchard Francis Defense Brochure and PAE-Pritchard Francis Defense Capability Statement

Archetype Group and PAE form Alliance

Archetype and PAE have both developed extensive activities in Asia. In 2019, we decided to partner up, in order to take advantage of our complementarity in terms of expertise and geographical footprint. Archetype and PAE share the same values in Ethics, Safety, Environment, and People. Archetype and PAE offer the best combination of services to offer our clients a one-stop service, from Project Initiation until facility management. Both companies aim to deliver excellence to their clients, ensuring cost, time and quality in all our projects. Click here for more information.


September 2019
Benham-PAE JV awarded IDC Contract

Benham Design and PAE’s joint venture – Benham-PAE JV was awarded a 7-year $150 Million capacity Indefinite Delivery Contract for Architect-Engineer Services to Support Military Engineering Design and Planning Services, Various Locations, Japan (Govt./ Procurement No. W912HV-19-R-0001). The AE shall furnish personnel, equipment, instruments, and transportation, as necessary to accomplish the required services and furnish to the Government reports and other data together with supporting material developed during the period of service. The AE shall perform all or parts of the following services, as specifically stated in the Supplemental Statement of Work (SSOW) for each individual Task Order. The design, investigation, review, study, survey, etc. guidance in this Statement of Work (SOW) may also be further refined by the Japan District (JED) Design Guide, or equivalent, when included under the list of applicable documents in a SSOW.


May 2018
Teradyne Manufacturing Plant - Completion Ceremony and Turnover

After the April 2016 Kumamoto earthquake disaster, Teradyne commissioned PDFM to design a new replacement facility.

On 05 April 2018, just 2 years later, the completion ceremony was held. PDFM received an Appreciation Award for supporting Teradyne in the days immediately following the earthquake.

New Projects:
・USACE/JED - 2-yr Indefinite Delivery Contract for Host Nation Architect-Engineer Services, Various Locations in Japan
・ US Embassy - Elevator Replacement at Mitsui Housing
・ Netherlands Embassy - Facility Services


December 2017
PAE partners with Gushiken AE in a Joint Venture for a 5-year IDIQ Contract

Indefinite delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) firm-fixed price contract for Architect-Engineer services for Architectural projects in Japan was awarded to Gushiken- PAE Joint Venture on 01 December 2017. The contract shall not exceed one (1) base year with additional four (4) one-year option periods with a total contract term not exceeding $30M.

The Architect-Engineer (A-E) shall provide design and engineering services for the preparation of plans, specifications, design analyses, cost estimates (in Yen and U.S. dollars), studies, and design-build requests for proposals for projects associated with Architectural engineering work, including, but not limited to, engineering studies and design package (design-bid-built and design-build). Post Construction Award Services (PCAS) may also be included, as required, as an option under task orders.