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At last, new GSA contracts start to surge

Post Time:Sep 16,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:145

As the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act enters its eighth month on the books, the General Services Administration’s $5.5-billion ARRA-funded program to build or upgrade scores of federal buildings finally has taken off.

As of July, it had awarded contracts totaling nearly $1.1 billion for projects involving about 120 buildings. At least 20 of those are already under way, according to Anthony Costa, of GSA’s Public Buildings Service department, who delivered the news during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on July 31. He added that the rest of the projects “will begin soon,” and says the agency plans to award another $1 billion in ARRA contracts by December 31, with the goal of having 91 percent of the $5.5 billion under contract by Sept. 30, 2010, according to a Sept. 11 Architectural Record report.

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