There are many government offices close to each other in big cities. Move some of them to cheaper locations, for example move an office from the Washington DC area to Manassas where there is plenty of space, cheaper expenses, and is close to public transportation.
My port is the largest commercial Seaport in the U.S., 50% of the U.S. commercial cargo arrives through LA/LB, yet we lease office space in a building that isn't ours, and we share it with private sector industries where the general population can just come into the building and use the elevators, and walk the halls.
Why isn't it that we don't have our own facility?... more »
I know sometimes this is necesary depending on the location, but not always!
I personally know of many off site Government buildings that are being rented, some for many, many years!
In the long run – lots of RENT money wasted.... more »
Short term estimated savings in Guam alone: $45,000,000+ per year
Long term... more »
Collocate divisions of the same agency to cut down on cost of leasing office space.
Rather than paying rents for these properties, all DoD agency offices located within 30 miles of a post/camp/station/base should be required to re-locate to those locations.
Not only would this reduce overhead costs for such off-post facilities, but the security posture of these organizations... more »