Posts Tagged ‘federal leasing’

GSA Leasing Drops By 96 Percent

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column debunking the myth of massive real estate turnover in D.C. whenever a new party takes power in the White House and/or Congress. There's no evidence that a big Republican win means staffers flocking to the suburbs and lobbyists crowding K Street, or that a banner year for [...]

Good Orders Only Good if They’re Followed

An extended version of this post ran in the April 28, 2011 issue.
About a year and a half ago, President Barack Obama signed a breathtakingly ambitious executive order on sustainability in federal operations, with targets for reduced energy use, water efficiency, waste diversion, and more. For the D.C. area, though, perhaps the most important element [...]