By the numbers

Monday, April 26, 2010

Across the country, the General Services Administration owns or leases 326 million square feet of space, enough to fill more than 5,600 football fields from goal post to goal post.

-- In Maryland, it has 17 million square feet.

-- In Virginia, it has 24 million square feet.

-- In the District of Columbia, it has 55 million square feet.

-- The GSA collects $8.5 billion in rent annually from such tenants as the FBI, IRS, HHS and DHS and uses the money to run its buildings.


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