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Publications

RFP and Contract document electronic bidders library

California Construction Cost Index (CCCI)

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Guidance Document (EVSE)

State Employee Commute Survey

Regional Facilities Plans
Regional facilities plans identify the current and future office space requirements of state agencies in a particular region and evaluate the feasibility of office consolidation alternatives. For information, contact the Asset Planning and Enhancement Branch at 916-376-1829.


Management Memos
  • MM-04-17 Department of General Services Building Occupancy
    The attachment to this MM-04-17 is the new DGS Building Occupancy Policy (PDF).
  • MM-05-17 (supersedes MM-04-18) Assessments Levied by Local Government Agencies.  Procedures to determine if the state is required to participate in proposed or existing Business Improvement or Special Assessment Districts can be found at Business Improvement Districts (PDF).

Meeting Notices

Training

Facilities Development Overview

The Real Estate Services Division (RESD) is offering its Facilities Development Overview training class to interested customers.

RESD has developed this seminar to provide improved coordination between RESD and its customer agencies and to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, quality, and timeliness of the delivery of our services. It is specifically intended for state personnel directly involved with RESD in the planning and development of leased and state-owned facilities.

Listed below are some of the topics covered in the seminar.

  • Initiating the transaction/Form 9.
  • Site Selection-Lease Negotiation/Bid.
  • Planning the Site/Space.
  • Execution of Lease.
  • Construction/Occupancy.
  • Lease Management and Special Projects.
  • Build-to-Suits.
  • Alterations & Furnishings.
  • Alternative Officing.
  • Amendments & Terminations.

We have received positive feedback from customers who have attended our program in the past and we feel confident that all facilities and administrative personnel can benefit from this training.

The program will consist of two consecutive days and is offered 4 times per year.

Please go here for reservations and/or questions concerning the program.


Capital Outlay Process Seminar

The Real Estate Services Division (RESD) is offering its Capital Outlay Process Seminar to interested customers.

RESD has developed this seminar to provide improved coordination between RESD, Department of Finance (DOF), the Legislative Analysts Office (LAO) and its customer agencies and to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, quality, and timeliness of the delivery of our services through the State's Capital Outlay process as described in the State Administrative Manual Section 6800. It is intended for state personnel directly involved with RESD in the planning, development and construction of state-owned facilities.

Listed below are some of the topics covered in the seminar.

  • General Description of the Capital Outlay Process
  • Calendar of Events, The Budget Cycle in Brief
  • Roles Defined within a Flow Chart Framework
  • Concept and Document Phase
  • Development of COBCP/Studies
  • Budget Package Phase
  • Technical Support for Scope Conferences and Hearings
  • Preliminary Plans
  • Fund Transfers
  • Consultant Selection
  • CEQA Process Related to Capital Outlay
  • Design Document Development
  • Scope and Scope Changes
  • Public Works Board Approval
  • Working Drawing Phase
  • Construction Document Development
  • Approvals (SMF, AC, OSHPD, etc.), DOF Approval to Bid
  • Bidding Phase, Bid Process
  • Award Process
  • Construction Phase
  • Augmentations

The seminar consists of one, two and one half-hour session that is offered once per month, generally in the morning on the third Thursday.

Please use the online training registration system to register for this class. Contact Project Management Branch at 916-376-1700 with questions concerning the seminar.