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GAO: GSA Needs Risk Identification Plan for Gov’t Building Remodeling Projects

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the General Services Administration establish a framework for GSA personnel to identify and assess potential risks that may arise during alteration or repair of federal buildings. GAO said in a report published Thursday it found GSA has limited data on unforseen conditions that can affect a government facility repair or alteration project’s …

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GSA: White House 2017 Budget to Support Federal Real Estate Development Projects

President Barack Obama has included nearly $1.4 billion in funds for various federal building projects of the General Services Administration in his fiscal 2017 budget proposal. “The President’s budget includes investments necessary to further strengthen our nation’s real estate portfolio while promoting development in communities across the country,” GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth …

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Dan Tangherlini: GSA Gets $9B In FY 2014 Public Infrastructure Funds

General Services Administration chief Dan Tangherlini said Tuesday that the 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act gives the agency $9.3 billion to build, maintain or repair public facilities. The agnecy plans to spend more than $1 billion for maintenance work on the nation’s 9,000 federal buildings and almost $295 million for updates …

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GAO Finds Inaccuracies In GSA Real Estate Data

The General Services Administration does not have the right data to determine how many federal properties can be sold, according to a recent audit as reported by GovExec. The Government Accountability Office found that data on 23 out of 26 locations GSA surveyed had errors in property and centrality values. …

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GSA Announces Energy Retrofit Project for 30 Federal Buildings

The General Services Administration has launched a project challenging private energy service companies to improve energy efficiency at 30 federal buildings, Fedccoop reports. GSA’s Deep Retrofit Challenge is in response President Obama’s Dec. 2, 2011 memorandum on energy savings projects. The president directed agencies to award at least $2 billion …

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House Lawmaker Expects Quicker Federal Building Auction

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) expects a pilot program to speed up the sale of around 14,000 unused federal buildings, the Washington Post reports. The Office of Management and Budget and the General Services Administration will keep a rolling list of 15 federal properties to be auctioned off, the Post reported. …

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