The building was constructed by GEK, Th.Karayiannhs and TEB. The construction started at 1995 and was finished at 1998.
The total area of the building complex is 18.000 sq.m. including an amphitheater of 800 seats, and an underground parking space for 200 cars. The ministry is build on a 40.000 sq.m. lot.
The total cost of the project including furniture, equipement and moving from the old buildings reached 30.000.000 €.