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GAO: DoD Should Update Guidance for Privately Financed Construction Project Reports

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department  revise DoD’s guidance for congressional notification of major privately backed construction projects to clarify project types that need to be reported. GAO said in a report published Thursday DoD should also designate a lead organization to establish a department-wide policy for gifts of construction projects. DoD, military departments …

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GAO: USACE Should Develop Info Recording Guidance on Nonfederal Sponsor-Led Water Projects

The Government Accountability Office has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to create a guidance for information recording on federal water resources projects undertaken by nonfederal sponsors. GAO said Tuesday USACE headquarters does not monitor information on nonfederal sponsor-led federal water resources projects such as reimbursements that the Corps has …

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Congress OKs GSA’s $137M Des Moines, Iowa Courthouse Project

Congress has authorized the General Services Administration to utilize a $136.6 million budget for the construction, design and site acquisition of the new courthouse in Des Moines to include nine courtrooms and 13 chambers. GSA said Tuesday it will use the opportunity to support economic development efforts as well as balance the …

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Naval Academy Breaks Ground on Future Cyber Study Center

The U.S. Naval Academy has started construction work on a $106 million facility on its campus in Annapolis, Maryland to house classes and research work for students in the field of cybersecurity. The Navy said Thursday this multi-story academic building will include classrooms, a lecture hall, research labs, a research and testing …

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GSA Urges Congress to Fully Fund St. Elizabeths Construction Project

Denise Turner Roth, head of the General Services Administration, has called on Congress to approve full funding of the agency’s construction activities at the St. Elizabeth’s campus in Washington. GSA said Thursday a study found its Enhanced Plan to build a consolidated St. Elizabeths headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security will …

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Army Public Health Center Kicks Off Construction on $210M Research Lab in Maryland; John Resta Comments

The U.S. Army Public Health Center has begun construction on a new $210 million laboratory that will consolidate research work at 11 buildings located at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday. John Resta, director of the service branch’s Public Health Center, said researchers will use the 279,000-square-foot facility …

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GSA Opens Bidding For State Dept Building Renovation Project

The General Services Administration has opened the bidding for a potential $6 million contract to perform construction services at the State Department‘s Columbia Plaza office building in Washington, D.C., the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. Daniel Sernovitz writes the GSA acquired the 511,000-square-foot building in 2012 after leasing it for …

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