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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), established by President Harry S. Truman in 1949, has been delivering the best value in real estate, acquisition and technology services, to the federal government and American people for more than 67 years. The agency’s core mission is to help federal agencies buy smarter, reduce their real estate footprint, provide efficient, cost saving technology and create a better, faster federal government
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded the construction contract for the new U.S. Courthouse in San Antonio, Texas to White Construction Company. The new federal courthouse will provide the Judiciary with a newly constructed 305,000 gross square foot facility with inside parking spaces located at the former City Police Headquarters site, 214 West Nueva Street in San Antonio, Texas.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) begins the public sale for Cotton Annex building in an effort to find a new owner for the property while creating the greatest possible value for taxpayers.
U.S. General Services Administration’s hosted an industry day focused on the process of the the disposal of the Cotton Annex, a property in a prime location in the District of Columbia. The event had representatives from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), the DC State Historic Preservation Office (DC SHPO), and the DC Office of Planning (DCOP)
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an outlease interest in the International Trade Center (ITC) portion of the Ronald Reagan Building (RRB).
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the award of two contracts to prepare for the construction of a new U.S. Courthouse in Nashville, Tennessee. The agency has awarded an approximately $1.8 million demolition services contract to Katmai Support Services, a small business located in Smyrna, Tennessee. Katmai will demolish the vacant TennCare building, located at the intersection of Church Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard, to make way for the new Federal Courthouse. GSA also awarded a $3.2 million contract in July for design services to Michael Graves and Associates, Inc. and Thomas Miller & Partners, LLC as a joint venture.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Northeast and Caribbean Region, announced the award of a construction contract at the Federico Degetau Federal Building in the amount of $11,282,056 to RB Construction Group, Inc., a small business based in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and local leaders, officially broke ground on a new office building for the Northwest Mountain Regional FAA Office. The new 300,000 square foot office project will be at the corner of South 216th Street and 24th Avenue South. It will allow the FAA to consolidate its 1,425 Seattle-based workforce into a single leased facility being built in accordance with the latest government guidelines for reduced office sizes
General Services Administration (GSA) Public Buildings Service Commissioner, Norman Dong, finalized negotiations with Miami Dade College (MDC) on a lease that will lead to long term use and renovation of the historic David W. Dyer Building. GSA’s transfer of underutilized properties such as Dyer building to state and local municipalities helps support communities and promotes economic growth.
The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building located at 1220 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, Ore., is the honored recipient of the Top Ten Plus award by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE). In its fourth year, the award recognizes one past AIA COTE Top Ten Project Award recipient which has quantifiable metrics that demonstrate the true impact the sustainable design has achieved. The project, designed by SERA Architects, Inc. and Cutler Anderson Architects was selected in 2014 as a recipient of the AIA/COTE Top Ten Project Award program
GSA PBS Commissioner Officially Announces Disposal of a Centrally Located Property in the District...
On March 29, the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Public Buildings Service (PBS) Commissioner Norman Dong announced the disposal of the Cotton Annex, a property in a prime location in the District of Columbia. GSA is an economic catalyst for cities and communities across the country. Moving underutilized properties out of the federal inventory allows for local use that may better promote economic growth
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded 33 contracts for its new Building Maintenance and Operations (BMO) Zone 1 strategic sourcing solution. 24 of the contracts were set aside specifically for small businesses under BMO SB. This multiple award solution gives government agencies a more streamlined process for acquiring facility maintenance and operations services, including electrical maintenance, janitorial, landscaping, fire alarm and suppression system maintenance, commissioning and more
GSA canceled the solicitation for the Cotton Annex and Regional Office Building exchange project to ensure we maximize the value of these assets. After going through a deliberate, open, and competitive process, the offers we received ultimately did not propose an adequate return on these assets.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking creative ideas from the real estate development community to redevelop the Thomas J. McIntyre Federal Building in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. GSA will use these ideas for planning purposes and to make strategic decisions regarding the future use of the property while providing the City of Portsmouth a potential economic development opportunity.
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