Capital Business Blog: services


Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Arlington County official blasts GSA decision to move National Science Foundation to Alexandria

County Manager Donnellan asks that the GSA “continue negotiations” so that Arlington can be reconsidered.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:40 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  General Services Administration, National Science Foundation, Alexandria, Arlington County, commercial real estate

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013

National Science Foundation headquarters to move to Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria

Federal government says 15-year lease will save $65 million over staying in Ballston.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  01:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The National Science Foundation, Hoffman Town Center, Alexandria, Arlington, William D. Euille, General Services Administration, commercial real estate

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Details of Trump deal with GSA for Old Post Office

Deal for 60-year lease with GSA could have hotel open by 2016.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Old Post Office, General Services Adminstration, commercial real estate

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Nuclear Regulatory Commission acknowledges leasing too much space in White Flint

Building in White Flint still largely unoccupied months after nuclear agency began $350 million lease.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nuclear Regulatory Commission, White Flint, General Services Administration, commercial real estate

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Rep. Lou Barletta to oversee General Services Administration as subcommittee chairman

Pennsylvania Republican Lou Barletta to take gavel for House subcommittee.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  12:34 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  General Services Administration, commercial real estate

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Dan M. Tangherlini on the Hoover Building, Old Post Office, and more

The head of the GSA chats about some of Washington’s biggest current and future redevelopment projects.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:55 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Latest | Tags:  Dan Tangherlini, Federal Bureau of Investigation, General Services Administration, Federal Triangle South, commercial real estate

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Gray offers grants to Walter Reed merchants, others

The grants can be as much as $85,000 and can fund improvements such as facade upgrades.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  11:57 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent C. Gray, Rushern Baker, Jack Evans, Federal Bureau of Investigation, General Services Administration, Redskins

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

A look at the Trump hotel planned for the Old Post Office pavilion

Ivanka Trump details locations of luxury suites, restaurants, and a new mezzanine level at GSA meeting.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Trump Organization, Old Post Office, General Services Administration

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/28/2012

GSA proposes massive overhaul of Southwest office buildings into a new Federal Triangle South

Five buildings near the National Mall — some of them considered the most block-like properties downtown — could be subject to redevelopment.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal Triangle South, commercial real estate, General Services Administration, Federal Aviation Adminitration, Department of Energy, Old Post Office pavilion, Trump Organization, Donald Trump, Department of Homeland Security

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Government to sell West Heating Plant through online auction in November

The six-story plant offers clear views of the Potomac River from its top floor and is considered one of the most valuable undeveloped sites in Georgetown.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  01:07 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, West Heating Plant, General Services Administration, auction, EastBanc, MRP Realty, Four Seasons, parks, Jack Evans

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Engility eliminates divisions, plans employee cuts

The cuts, which should be complete by the end of the year, are expected to total less than 4 percent of its 8,000 employees.

By Marjorie Censer  |  04:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Engility, L-3 Communications, government services, government contracting

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Defense Department official who oversaw BRAC named head of public buildings for General Services Administration

Dorothy Robyn previously served as the Pentagon’s deputy undersecretary for installations and environment.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  General Services Administration, Department of Defense, Pentagon, BRAC, Dorothy Robyn, Dan Tangherlini

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 08/30/2012

SAIC to split into two public companies

One will focus on technical services and another on IT products, including surveillance and intelligence programs.

By Marjorie Censer  |  04:51 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  SAIC, services, solutions, conflict of interest, government contracting

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/22/2012

A look at savings from shrinking federal offices

In this economy, GSA lease prospectuses aren’t assured speedy Congressional approvals anymore.

By Jonathan O’Connell  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commercial real estate, General Services Administration

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Faced with spending pressure, GSA revamps plans for St. Elizabeths and White Oak

The federal government may have to postpone development plans for new agency headquarters.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:12 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  General Services Administration, White Oak, St. Elizabeths, Coast Guard, Food and Drug Administration