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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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Navy Awards $16M Contract to Build Maritime Surveillance Facility

The U.S. Navy has selected construction firm Whitesell-Green Inc. for a $15.9 million contract to build a facility where command and control systems will be setup for UAV intelligence activities, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the planned complex at Jacksonville Naval Air Station is expected to be completed by …

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Robert Hale: Most Pentagon Construction Programs Not Hit by Sequestration

Robert Hale, Defense Department comptroller, told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Friday that most projects under the Pentagon’s $9.5 billion military construction budget will not be affected by sequestration budget cuts, the American Forces Press Service reports. Hale told the military construction, veterans affairs and related agencies subcommittee the department’s $526.6 billion …

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Redefining Small Business and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Redefining Small Business? The Washington Post reports the Small Business Administration is working to redefine what will qualify as a small business for contracting purposes. The proposed change, which generally …

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