Planning and Workplace Services

GSA's Heartland Region is responsible for more than 20 million square feet of federal workspace and is dedicated to serving our customers in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.

Looking for superior workplaces at best value? GSA uses a systematic approach to real estate transactions includes:

  1. Agency and market research to ensure all specific requirements are met or exceeded
  2. Planning for tenant finishes and space alterations
  3. Budgeting assistance
  4. Quality space delivery

GSA helps federal agencies get the most out of office space

Early planning

For optimal rental rates and the best possible workspace, strategic analysis and planning for real estate transactions begins 42 months prior to the current occupancy agreement is scheduled to expire and 60 months prior to expiration for prospectus level projects. Early planning is important for budgeting purposes, as it is the key to receiving better rates, better finishes and more effective space alterations.

Solutions through space innovation

Budget constraints, space reduction regulations and today’s cost-saving climate can pose significant challenges for federal agencies.

GSA can help. By rethinking your physical spaces and workplace strategies you can reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve employee engagement while also optimizing your federal footprint.

Total workplace solutions

The Heartland Total Workplace Program has resources and contracts available to assist your agency with integrated planning. We can help ensure that your workplace supports effective work, whether that occurs in the office, out in the field, at the home office, or a combination of locations. Get more information on GSA’s Total Workplace Program.

For more information or help, contact Matt Helmering at

Last Reviewed: 2020-10-19