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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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Nina Albert, the commissioner of the Public Buildings Service at GSA, speaks during the launch of the Workplace Innovation Lab. 
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GSA official who reshaped federal office space in pandemic era leaving government

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Federal ‘experiment’ to fast-track sale of underutilized property falling behind on goals

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Can government go green without overhauling procurement rules?

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GSA considers how to interconnect systems for new buildings

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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

GSA sets goals to shrink federal office space post-COVID, but needs to address maintenance backlog

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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

A total of 23 agencies have detailed new climate change strategies, part of their response to a January executive order from President Joe Biden.

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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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