Dan Mathews

Derace LauderdaleFederal buildings and real estate

Federal buildings board: Agencies can save billions by shedding ‘vastly underutilized’ office space

GSA has sold 10 of a dozen properties on PBRB’s list of high-value recommendations, and expects to sell another property by the end of July.

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

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

Building back greener: GSA has prime opportunity to lead federal climate change initiative

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BRAC

BRAC for civilian agencies? Panel weighs options to trim federal real estate

Current and former federal real property experts have suggested a civilian version of the Defense Department’s controversial base realignment and closure…

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afge

AFGE demands ‘immediate transfer’ of 2K employees at St. Louis facility amid contamination concerns

AFGE is calling for “immediate transfer” of more than 2,000 federal employees at a multiagency facility in St. Louis with a history of hazardous materials…

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The General Services Administration (GSA) Headquarters building, where the Washington presidential transition offices for US President-elect Donald Trump are located, are seen in Washington, DC, November 21, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GSA sees ‘huge opportunity’ to drive down leased office space over next 5 years

Dan Mathews, the commissioner of GSA’s Public Building Service, said Tuesday that the agency will focus the bulk of its attention in the coming years on right-sizing about 1,100  leases that make up the “vast majority of the money.”

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