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GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth delivers keynote at 2016 BOMA International Conference and Expo

GSA was also recognized as a leader in green buildings with the Green Lease Leader award

WASHINGTON -- Today U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Administrator Denise Turner Roth delivered the keynote at this year's Buildings Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference and Expo in National Harbor, Md.

“Enhancing GSA’s role as catalyst for economic development in communities across the country is a key element of my vision for the agency’s future,” said GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth. “Supporting downtown business districts and development projects is a central component of this mission, and our relationship with BOMA is invaluable in this regard. I look forward to strengthening our partnership with BOMA and greatly appreciate their support.”

During the conference, GSA was also recognized for its commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability by being named a 2016 Green Lease Leader, a designation supported by the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Better Buildings Alliance. GSA strives to be a leader in sustainability through policy and practice, using technology and innovation to achieve energy efficiency and cost savings for American taxpayers. The Green Lease Leaders designation is awarded to those organizations who exhibit leadership in energy efficiency and sustainability through implementing green leases.

About BOMA
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types, including 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Learn more at

About GSA
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. government whose mission is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people. The agency’s Public Buildings Service is one of the largest and most diversified public real estate organizations in the world. Its portfolio consists of 376.9 million rentable square feet in 8,721 active assets across the United States, in all 50 states, 6 U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

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