Finding Surplus Sales Advertisements

GSA advertises personal property available for public sale through:

  • Regional Telephone Information. Buyers can obtain information about upcoming sales by dialing GSA's regional telephone information lines for recorded messages (Not all regions have recorded messages.)
  • Local Media Outlets. GSA advertises in local newspapers and on radio, and sometimes posts notices in public buildings.
  • National Media. Highly specialized sales, or those that might generate interest nationwide, are announced in national newspapers, trade journals, and periodicals.
  • GSA advertises sales of national interest online at Contract Opportunities on

Last Reviewed: 2023-03-09