Welcome to GSA's Great Lakes Region, headquartered in the John C. Kluczynski Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois, and serving federal agencies in:
The Great Lakes Region maintains federal buildings and public art and is committed to providing value and savings in real estate, acquisition, technology and other mission-support services across government.
In support of our customers' goals in 2022*, GSA's Great Lakes Region:
Managed 965 properties, totaling 34 million square feet of space. These included 59 historic buildings, 9 land ports of entry (border stations), 36 buildings with ENERGY STAR designations, and 23 buildings with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings.
Maintained a collection of 98 pieces of fine art and 29 installed Art in Architecture works.
Operated a fleet of 18,794 vehicles, 17,001 of which use alternative fuels.
Outleased vacant space to private businesses and the general public via 52 different lease agreements; these outleases added $1.2 million to the Federal Buildings Fund for use on building upkeep in 2022.
Awarded $142 million – 48% of total eligible contracting dollars – to small businesses.
Transferred nearly $40 million worth of excess and surplus property to federal and state agencies in 2022.
*Source: Fiscal Year 2023 Statistical Card for the GSA Great Lakes Region (statistics as of Oct. 1, 2022).