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DC Department of General Services (DGS)

Mission

 The mission of the Department of General Services is to build, maintain, and sustain the District of Columbia’s real estate portfolio, which includes more than 191 million square feet of state-of-the-art facilities in Washington, DC. This work allows the agency to foster economic viability, environmental stewardship, and equity across all eight (8) wards.

DGS Divisions

DGS is a District of Columbia government agency comprised of more than 700 skilled employees working dynamically through seven divisions to create new, and manage existing, District-owned properties. Our people hold expertise in the areas of architecture, design, and construction, building management and maintenance, real estate management, and security at more than 840 real properties across the city. We do this through the following divisions:

DGS Services

Whether it’s managing capital improvements and construction, covering utility and energy services such as electricity, steam, and water, providing specialized maintenance at schools or providing security at key District facilities, DGS provides a multitude of targeted services across the city for its partner-agencies and members of the public. These services enhance and support healthy work, school, and recreational spaces, which include:

  • Engineering
  • Custodial Services
  • Security
  • Energy Conservation Experts
  • Utility Management Services
  • Inspection
  • Planning
  • Construction
  • Sustainability Assessment

 

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