Use and Disposal of Real Estate

The GSA is responsible for promoting the effective use of federal real property, as well as the disposal of real property that is no longer mission critical to federal agencies.

With thousands of properties in the federal portfolio, weeding out underutilized federal properties is a daunting task. The GSA, while working with partner federal agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, business groups, and citizens, leaves a lasting positive impact on communities by making valuable real estate available. governments for many public purposes.

Unnecessary or underutilized federal assets can vary widely in type and value, and can include:

  • Undeveloped land;
  • office buildings;
  • Warehouses;
  • Commercial and industrial facilities;
  • military endowments; and
  • Single-family and multi-family residences.

These former federal properties can contribute to the vitality of a community by providing benefits such as:

  • Expanded job opportunities;
  • Housing for the homeless; and
  • Creation of educational centers, parks and open spaces.

Property may be located in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and US Pacific Territories.

Office of Real Property Use and Disposition Resource Center. Provides information on dealing with surplus real estate and information on properties offered for sale to the general public.

Realestatesales.gov – The GSA’s real estate auction website allows the public to bid on property 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Additional information is available specifically for:

Federal agencies with real estate:

Federal agencies looking for real estate:

State bodies and public bodies looking for real estate:

Citizens looking for a property:

The shortcut to this page is www.gsa.gov/realpropertydisposal.