The United States General Services Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) today announced the site selection process for the new FBI Headquarters campus in the National Capital Region (NCR).
As part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Congress directed the GSA administrator to select a site “as quickly as possible” from one of three sites previously identified during planning. of the project in 2016: Greenbelt, Maryland; Landover, Maryland; and Springfield, Virginia.
“The GSA and the FBI continue to move forward to accomplish key milestones set by Congress for the FBI Headquarters Campus,” said Nina Albert, Commissioner of the GSA’s Public Buildings Service (PBS). “We look forward to undertaking a fair and transparent process to select a site that will best serve the FBI for generations to come.”
“From the beginning, our priority has been to identify a new siege solution that best meets the needs of the FBI and our workforce, and that is a good deal for taxpayers,” the deputy director said. of the FBI for the finance and facilities division, Nicholas Dimos. . “We appreciate the GSA’s efforts to work in tandem with the FBI to develop a clear process for selecting the location of the FBI’s suburban campus in the National Capital Region.”
GSA’s site selection approach is based on best practices in public real estate acquisitions and its longstanding expertise in developing federal facilities. The process also incorporates the objectives of federal agencies and guidance from law, regulations, and executive orders. To provide transparency to the public and stakeholders on how this decision will be made, the GSA publicly provides a summary information sheet of the evaluation process and a copy of the site selection plan. These can be found in the GSA’s FOIA Reading Room.
The GSA plans to make a selection in the coming months. In parallel, efforts are underway to identify critical space for an FBI downtown DC facility, complementing the new suburban campus, in accordance with the President’s FY2023 budget. This site will allow continued access from the FBI to the Department of Justice and other key partners.
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