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GSA Announces New Lease for National Labor Relations Board

Deal saves 42 million taxpayer dollars in lease payments

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced a new lease agreement for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) headquarters in Washington, DC. The lease agreement provides the space NLRB needs to serve the American people, saves millions of taxpayer dollars, and reduces the agency’s footprint.

Key Facts:

  • NLRB will occupy 143,116 square feet of office space at 1015 Half Street SE, Washington starting in December 2014.
  • The ten year lease agreement will save taxpayers more than $4.2 million annually compared to their current lease.
  • The new space will decrease NLRB’s footprint by 92,000 square feet.
  • NLRB is participating in GSA’s Total Workplace initiative, which provides resources and expertise to help federal agencies reduce their office space, foster collaboration, better manage IT and furniture spending, and increase energy efficiency.


About the U.S. General Services Administration

The mission of U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to the government and the American people.

About the National Labor Relations Board

The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees' rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector employers and unions.

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