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GSA gets a refreshed set of recommendations for dealing with real property

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently reiterated a list of recommendations to the General Services Agency (GSA) on managing federal real…

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Policy riders to watch as House appropriators mark up 2025 spending bills

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Democrats warn layoffs ahead as House GOP proposes agency spending cuts

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How Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate is dealing with its telework-induced high-vacancy offices

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OMB holding agencies ‘accountable’ for 50% in-office presence

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Survey: Back in the office, feds feel mixed on office space functionality

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NOAA modernizing logistics systems for more streamlined, efficient processes

The modernization efforts will streamline various logistics systems into a single view, while integrating new technologies like barcoding.

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The agency imperative to manage real estate more effectively

The extensive underutilization of federally occupied space highlighted in recent reports from GAO and the Public Buildings Reform Board.

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Agencies’ headquarters in DC remained ‘nearly empty’ in 2023, real-estate board finds

The Public Buildings Reform Board finds agency headquarters buildings operated at 12% of their estimated capacity, on average, from January-September 2023.

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