May 2016

GSA Commemorates National Preservation Month 2016

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GSA’s 482 historic buildings serving our tenant agency clients are important embodiments of the strength and vigor of the federal government in communities across the country. The 1880 Romanesque Revival style Sidney R. Yates Building located on the…

GSA Celebrates The “New Old” Modernistic Bozeman Federal Building

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2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966,  a cornerstone of American historic preservation. It also marks the 50th Anniversary of the downtown Bozeman Federal Building and Post Office in Gallatin County,…

Lighthouses – Showcasing New England’s Maritime History

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Preservation is of great importance to our nation, as it encourages people living in the present to blend with the past, forming a link between different time periods. That is why, during the month of May, we celebrate National Preservation Month, a…

Happy Birthday OASIS!

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Today, GSA, our customers, and our industry partners have much to celebrate — two years ago, GSA awarded One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) and OASIS Small Business to provide federal agencies a flexible and innovative solution…

Crossing Borders: GSA’s Historic Land Ports of Entry

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GSA’s monumental courthouses and custom houses often receive the most attention, but the smaller and lesser known U.S. Border Inspection Stations tell their own important story in our nation’s history.  Recently, the GSA Center for…

Delivering Transformation One Project at a Time

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On May 3, Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced the creation of the Technology Transformation Service as the third GSA service for federal agencies alongside the Public Buildings Service and Federal Acquisition Service. The goal is simple: deliver…

Making sustainable procurement easier across government

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GSA is expanding our Sustainable Facilities Tool (SFTool) with a new pilot platform that streamlines sustainable product procurement for vendors and buyers. …

America’s Architectural Treasures Continue to Serve Vital Government Role

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Preserving historic buildings is vital to understanding our nation’s heritage and respecting past generations. This is especially true in May, which is Historic Preservation Month. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is the guardian of…

Using Our Experience to Mentor the Next Generation

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The Great Lakes Region has been active in the ACE Mentoring Program since 2007, mentoring more than 213 students from 2008 to 2016. This year, for six months, staff in our region worked through the program to mentor with high school students curious about…

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office: New Life for 150-year Old Office Space

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This May, as we recognize both Historic Preservation Month and Memorial Day, it is fitting to reflect on U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) remarkable achievement in the stewardship of the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office and its…

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