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State Hosts Zero-Emission Vehicle Event
The California Department of General Services (DGS), along with the Governor’s Office, will host a Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) event to showcase electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric veh ...
State Completes Renovation of Historic Library & Courts Building
Representatives of the California Department of General Services will announce completion of major renovation work at the historic Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building.
New Construction Regulations Enhance Accessibility
DGS adopts clear, consistent standards to help builders, architects and the disabled community.
New Pharmaceuticals Contract Will Save State Nearly $18 Million
Agencies leverage state’s massive buying power to cut costs.
State Unveils Zero-Emission Vehicles and New Charging Stations
DGS unveils zero-emission vehicles for the state fleet, as well as electric charging stations available for public use.
State Agencies Recognized for Purchasing with Small Businesses and Disabled Veterans
The Department of General Services (DGS) today presented awards to 41 state agencies and 17 state employees for their outstanding work with California small businesses and disabled veterans’ bus ...
California's 2012 Christmas Tree to be Cut and Delivered to State Capitol
The Capitol tree is to be harvested from a CAL FIRE state forest.
DGS-managed Project in Southern California Wins Design Project of the Year Award
The California Department of General Services (DGS) announced today a top honor for a state facility.
Governor Brown Announces $924 Million for School Construction Projects
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that nearly $924 million has been awarded for shovel-ready school construction projects across the state, representing the largest distribution of school f ...
New State Architect Appointed by Governor Brown
The Department of General Services today released the following statement from Chester “Chet” Widom who was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown today to serve as California’s State Arc ...
California's 2011 Christmas Tree to be Delivered to State Capitol
On November 14, the states’ official Christmas tree is cut down on U.S. Forest Service property in Camino and prepared for transport.
State Agencies, Employees Awarded for Excellence in Contracting with Small Businesses, Disabled Veterans
The state of California purchases approximately $8 billion annually in goods and services, construction and public works to serve the people of California.
General Services Releases Internal Review of State Architect's Office
The Department of General Services (DGS) today released a report chronicling the department’s months-long operational review of the adequacy of the Division of the State Architect’s (DSA) ...
General Services Authorized to Reduce State Government's Property Footprint
The California Department of General Services announced today that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed legislation (AB 1272) authorizing DGS to dispose of excess state-owned property.
DGS to Save $2 Million Annually By Eliminating Four State Garages
The Department of General Services (DGS) announced today that it will save the State more than $2 million annually by closing its Fresno, Los Angeles and Oakland fleet garages and its San Diego fleet ...
State of California Office Buildings in LA & Northern California Certified “Green”
Furthering California’s energy and environmental goals, the California Department of General Services (DGS) today announced that two Caltrans district headquarters buildings have been awarded LE ...
California Announces Inaugural 2010 Grid Neutral Awards
Two northern California school districts are honored at the Green Schools Summit.
Department of General Services Honors Agencies for Small Business Advocacy
DGS has recognized nine state employees and 11 agencies for their outstanding effort and commitment in steering an increasing amount of commerce to California small businesses and companies operated b ...
State Saves $103 Million on Rent
Dept. of General Services delivers rate cuts on commercial leases.
State of California Selects Buyer for State Buildings
The Department of General Services announced it has selected California First, LLC, a partnership led by Hines and Antarctica Capital Real Estate LLC, as the buyer for 11 state office properties autho ...
CBRE Negotiates Sale Leaseback on Behalf of the State of California
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) announced that it has negotiated a $2.33 billion sale leaseback on behalf of the State of California
California First LLC Selected by State in Sale Leaseback of State Office Buildings
California First, LLC, a consortium led by Hines and international private equity firm Antarctica Capital Real Estate (ACRE), announced today that it has been selected as the winning bidder by the Sta ...
California Names Buyer for Orange County Fairgrounds
The Department of General Services announced that it intends to sell the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa to Facilities Management West (FMW) of Orange County for $100 million.
Expanding the Workforce
First Lady Maria Shriver's WE Include Initiative aims to open the door to opportunities and raise awareness of resources that address the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.