Facilities/Construction

How the Army plans to deal with ‘tons’ of stuff brought back from Afghanistan

The Army also has completed the establishment of a national chain of what it calls MDRS’s – Modernization, displacement and repair sites.

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An update on the Army’s push to better support service member families

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For federal accessibility managers, adding ‘A’ to new DEIA initiative is a welcome change

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This OES-16 East  GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at 11:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. Henri was expected to intensify into a hurricane by Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Impacts could be felt in New England states by Sunday, including on Cape Cod, which is teeming with tens of thousands of summer tourists. (NOAA via AP)

Agencies draw up new plans for preparing employees, federal facilities for climate change

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators introduce bill to incentivize agencies to lease space they don’t need

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Interior will move BLM headquarters, senior officials back to DC

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Vendor on USPS vehicle contract shortlist ends bid protest over award

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Teleworking here to stay: What’s in it for you?

Mike Causey asked a couple of dozen faithful readers the same question: What about the office of the future from your standpoint? 

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GSA awards coworking space contract in bid to rethink federal office space

The contract for coworking space builds on what GSA and Public Buildings Service officials have already described as a long-term rethinking of federal…

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

New Public Buildings Service commissioner says federal employees can expect a lot of changes in the places they work

For a look at GSA’s real estate priorities, and the space you’ll work in, for the next few years, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the new commissioner of the Public Buildings Service, Nina Albert.

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