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GSA's Northwest/Arctic Region Public Affairs Office, located in Auburn, Washington, issues media releases and advisories to provide the news media and public with important information on GSA projects and activities within the four states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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GSA Seeks Industry Input for Auburn Federal Complex Options

Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking innovative ideas from parties that may be interested in acquiring the Auburn Federal Complex southeast of Seattle in Auburn, Washington.

Through this RFI, GSA is exploring potential strategies that could convey all or a portion of the Auburn Federal Complex, out of federal ownership in exchange for replacement offices or renovation or new construction services to upgrade existing office space on a retained portion of the campus.


Seattle Federal Building is a Sustainability Star

There are public buildings, and there are stars, and all sustainability measures indicate that the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle is a rising star. The reasons for this are endless. Ninety-nine percent of the waste generated from constructing the building was diverted from landfill. Seventy-five percent of the timber used for the building was recycled. And the building achieved an Energy Usage Intensity (EUI) of 25, 40 percent below industry standards, after only one year of operation.


Energy-Saving Improvements To Federal Building In Oregon Deliver $778,075 in Tax Credits

The General Services Administration's Northwest/Arctic Region has received a $778,075 tax credit from the Oregon Department of Energy for energy-saving improvements made at the recently renovated Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building (EGWW). The Oregon Department of Energy offers the Business Energy Tax Credit to organizations who invest in energy conservation, recycling, renewable energy resources, and less-polluting transportation fuels.


Last Reviewed 2016-01-21