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GSA News

GSA provides the best value for government and the American people in real estate, acquisition, and technology

GSA provides the best value for government and the American people in real estate, acquisition, and technology Read more

GSA To Dispose of 129-Acre Federal Complex in Auburn, WA

GSA plans to dispose of the Auburn Federal Complex in Region 10. Read more

Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Commits to Use of GSA’s OASIS Contract for Complex Professional Services

October 5, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) securing CMS’s use of GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) and OASIS Small Business (SB) contracts for procurement of complex professional...Read more

GSA Awards Contract for Greenville, S.C. Courthouse

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded the Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) contract for the new U. S. Courthouse in Greenville, S.C. to the general contractors Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC (Brasfield & Gorrie) on September 25, 2017. Read more

GSA Schedule and Federal Marketing News

GSA Schedule – The Government Contract for Small Business

GSA Schedules have been a popular contract vehicle for large and small businesses alike, but in recent years, small business has grown its share of GSA schedule sales significantly since 2013. That year, the height of sequestration, cutbacks, and...Read more

GSA Modernizing Human Capital Management Schedule 738 X

GSA has modernized its multiple-award schedule vehicle for human resource services to address contract redundancy and streamline the acquisition process for such service offerings. Read more

6  Free Tools to Research Your GSA Competitors

Many firms obtain a GSA Schedule to gain an advantage in the government market. Companies put serious effort into acquiring the contract but unfortunately, less effort into training sales, marketing, and business development reps on how to use it...Read more

Schedule 45 Minutes to Uncover the Keys to Government Sales

I understand why companies think government contracting seems so complicated.  They have been told to take a few simple steps, and then contracts will roll in. The most frequently mentioned 10 best practices for winning government contracts...Read more

How to Gain Your Boss’ Support for Getting a GSA Contract

A GSA contract can help you increase government sales. You know it, your sales people know it, but sometimes the boss does not. As your firm’s business development manager, you know you that GSA schedules are a critical tool to have in your business...Read more

SBA News

Treasury Announces that it will Withdraw the Estate Valuation Proposed Regulations

On October, 4, 2017, the Department of Treasury announced recommended actions to withdraw, partially revoke, or revise eight regulations identified by Treasury for review under Executive Order 13789, which called for the identification of tax regulations that impose an undue burden on taxpayers.  Read more

Advocacy Report Shows Rural Entrepreneurship Has Been Declining

  Advocacy Report Shows Rural Entrepreneurship Has Been Declining   Read more

Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Glen Allen, Virginia

  Advocacy to Host Regulatory Roundtable in Glen Allen, Virginia     Read more

Mitch Tyner Appointed Senior Advisor/Director of Regional Affairs

Mitch Tyner Appointed Senior Advisor/Director of Regional Affairs   Read more

U.S. Department of Energy Seeks Comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Small-Scale Natural Gas Export

On September 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise regulations on export authorizations for natural gas. The proposed rule would allow DOE to issue an export authorization upon receipt of any complete application seeking to export natural gas, including liquefied natural gas, to countries with which the U.S. Read more

SBA Advice

Join SBA's Twitter Chat: Business Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

In honor of Women’s Small Business Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) will host a Twitter chat on October 26 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Join us and industry experts as we share tips... Read more

What Can Go Wrong As A Franchise Owner

Generally speaking, the franchise business model is a good one. Over the years, it’s enabled thousands of people to start businesses. Those businesses have brought much-needed revenue to... Read more

Supporting Women in Business

October is National Women’s Small Business Month ... Read more

Small Business Development Center Helps Washington Companies STEP Up to the Global Marketplace

The Washington State Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) has perfected the art of building productive partnerships to help Washington companies, notably rural... Read more

Small businesses demand tax reform

Tax reform is “the single most critical piece of legislation” that needs to happen in Washington. That’s a personal plea I heard not from a lawmaker or a lobbyist or even the President, but... Read more

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