Carson City Federal Building
705 N. Plaza Street
Carson City, NV 89701
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Built in 1972, the building was originally a U.S. Post Office.
Property Manager: Dean Mansfield
Public Hours: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)
For more building information or service calls, see contact information at top right (or by scrolling down on mobile devices). For other federal government information, call 800-FED-INFO.
Parking and Public Transportation
There is visitor parking in front of the building. Public transportation is available via Jump Around Carson. There is a main terminal bus stop in front of the building.
To enter the building, use the intercom at the front door to contact the agency you wish to visit. ADA access is available at the front entrance to the building.
Major tenants are the Federal Motor Carrier, Federal Highway Administration, and Bureau of Reclamation. In the latest (2016) Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 86% rated the federal building and GSA services four or five on a five-point scale.
Access & Hours of Operation
The building is fully operational (lighting and HVAC services) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding federal holidays. Tenants may access the building 24 hours a day/7 days a week including federal holidays. For after-hours access, please coordinate with your agency manager to set up an access code for the alarm panel.
Key cards are available for tenant agency employees for access to the building, parking lot and other authorized areas. All requests for key cards must be submitted through the tenant agency’s management to the GSA Property Manager for approval.
There is no guard service for this building. The building has a strong Facility Security Committee that works closely with the Federal Protective Service and does an excellent job managing the security risks for the building. The building has an access control system that controls all entry points to the building. Security cameras cover the exterior perimeter of the building, and there is a robust intrusion detection system in place after hours.
All personnel and visitors in the building are required to visibly wear their agency-issued ID badges.
Joint Use/Shared Services
Standard services are commonly included as part of the rent charged by GSA as documented in the Occupancy Agreement. Reimbursable services are normally excluded from the rent and are funded through a Reimbursable Work Authorization (RWA). Examples include after-hours lighting, special or after-hours cleaning, office space carpet cleaning, uninterruptible power services, and non-standard trash removal.
Maintenance & Service Requests: Please contact the GSA Property Management Office at 775-784-5447 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for janitorial, HVAC, elevator, lighting, or any other service provided by GSA in our building. A mechanic is on duty from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Custodial Services: GSA provides cleaning for assigned space equal to commercial cleaning for similar space. The following services are standard: vacuuming, sweeping and dusting; emptying trash; servicing restrooms, lobbies, corridors, and other common areas; servicing loading docks and platforms; and window washing. Carpet spot removal can be done on an as-needed basis. Overall shampooing is done as a reimbursable service and should take place on a regular basis to preserve the appearance and condition of the carpet.
Lighting/HVAC: Ten hours of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and lighting are provided at no additional cost during normal duty hours. Additional service outside this timeframe is available on a reimbursable basis with advanced notice to the GSA Property Management Office at 775-784-5447.
Utility Closets: Tenant and tenant vendor access to electrical and telephone closets can be obtained by contacting the GSA Property Management Office at 775-784-5447. Please do not install equipment in these closets without first contacting the GSA Property Management Office.
Tenant Controlled Space Alteration: Space alterations should not be performed without first contacting the GSA Property Manager. GSA can provide alteration solutions to meet your needs. Alteration projects are normally funded through a Reimbursable Work Authorization (RWA). Also, it is building policy that work that might disrupt building tenants (e.g. paint fumes, construction noise, etc.) be accomplished after standard building operating hours.
Occupant Emergency Plan: As the lead tenant in this building, the Bureau of Reclamation is responsible for creating and updating the Occupant Emergency Plan. Please take time to become familiar with it, and participate in Building Security Committee meetings.
Displays: Please do not post or display any material outside tenant space without first contacting the GSA Property Manager at 775-784-5449. Displays may be posted in the lobby, but again, please contact the GSA Property Management Office prior to taking any action.
Personal Property: Please do not put surplus items in building common space (i.e., corridors, elevators, loading dock, etc.). Doing so may impede egress should the building need to be evacuated. GSA will be glad to advise you about excessing surplus property.
Loading Dock: The loading dock is available for use during normal business hours. Scheduling the use of the loading dock for deliveries, moves, etc., can be arranged through the GSA Property Management Office at 775-784-5447.
Deliveries: Before scheduling delivery of non-standard items that may be too heavy or too tall to maneuver within the building, please call the GSA Property Management Office to verify size and weight limits.
Recycling: Recycling in Carson City is fairly limited. White paper, glass bottles and aluminum cans are the only items included in the municipality's recycling program. Tenants are still encouraged to support the building's recycling program as much as possible. There are recycling containers in each agency for the items noted. Any questions regarding recycling, please contact the GSA Property Management Office at 775-784-5447.