Click here to view the full photogallery. Last week, the US General Services Administration announced that it would hire Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design a new federal courthouse on a weedy site at First and Broadway (they also....
The new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse will be designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and it will feature state-of-the-art sustainable design. Announced just this week, the US General Services Administration awarded the contract for the new project on Broadway street to the SF office of SOM. Although details are skant, the shimmering white cube will provide 550,000 square [...]
After more than a decade of delay, federal officials Monday awarded a $318-million construction contract for a new courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Officials also released images of the design. The U.S. General Services Administration called the selection of architect...
Very big news for the long-languishing dirt lot at First and Broadway: today the US General Services Administration finally announced the winner of its competition to build a federal courthouse at the site. It's Chicago-based Skidmore, Owings & Merrill!...
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has closed Apps.gov, the once heralded cloud storefront established in the first months of the Obama Administration by former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra.
The General Services Administration has proposed a restructuring of the Multiple Award Schedule program that could impact certain small businesses competing for government supply contracts. The GSA announced earlier this year that it...Show More Summary
Here’s the latest standards and compliance news affecting corporate environmental and energy executives. Today’s briefing includes eight items. The US General Services Administration has it issued a request for information to gather input on new sustainable building technologies and practices in support of its Green Proving Ground program. Show More Summary
The US General Services Administration has selected products from Sage Electrochromics, Cypress Envirosystems and Daintree Networks for its Green Proving Ground program that evaluates sustainable building technologies. Green ProvingShow More Summary
AT&T (NYSE: T) on Thursday was granted an Authority to Operate (ATO) for its Synaptic Storage as a Service (SSaaS) from the General Services Administration (GSA), allowing it to offer cloud storage services to federal agencies. Federal...Show More Summary
The U.S. General Services Administration has the benefit of a lot of space to play around with. On the downside, all that space means significant utility bills. For the GSA, energy efficiency is becoming a way of life, not only to cut...Show More Summary
This bears watching: The General Services Administration, landlord to the federal government, has proposed a huge overhaul of 22 acres worth of federal buildings in southwest Washington, across the Mall from the National Gallery and the Hirshhorn. It’s early days so it’s unclear how the private sector will respond to the initial ‘notice of intent’ [...]
The US General Services Administration has concluded reviews of energy efficient technologies responsive lighting systems and plug load control and released details of how such technology could be rolled out to federal buildings. A study...Show More Summary
As the largest tenant in the U.S., the General Services Administration knows a little something about plug load. To cut energy and encourage best practices, the GSA recently used Enmetric Systems’ smart power strips in eight buildings...Show More Summary
NASA, the General Services Administration, the Department of Defense and the Smithsonian Institution have all used information and communications technologies to reduce energy consumption and emissions while at the same time cuttingShow More Summary
Two employees at the General Services Administration have stonewalled Breitbart News, and another has mysteriously "disappeared" as the investigation into the State Department "no bullets" contract with Blue Mountain Group, the British...Show More Summary
This time in the form of a bi-partisan bill which calls on the General Services Administration to not just buy 1,000 Ford Crown Victorias whenever the mood strikes “This bipartisan bill will cut the wasteful spending that folks are tired of in Washington,” said Congressman Barrow. “Spending hard-earned taxpayer money on more vehicles the federal [...]
The Obama administration broke its own rules for how stimulus money could be spent. The General Services Administration bought Chinese-made solar panels and installed them on a three-story federal building that houses the local offices of Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (D), Rep. Show More Summary
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released Improved Toll-Free Telephone Services Should Make It Easier for Taxpayers to Obtain Assistance During a Correspondence Audit (2012-30-093): The Intelligent ContactShow More Summary
A massive construction project beneath the West Wing is over, but the General Services Administration isn't saying what they built there.
The General Services Administration will look at reducing the surcharge it applies to federal agencies who make purchases from its awards schedules. The schedules are shopping catalogues of prenegotiated contracts from which federal agencies can buy goods or services, whether staples, paper, computer networks or office cleaning crews. Show More Summary