Chicago Illinois GSA Office in Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago Illinois GSA Office Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Chicago Illinois GSA Office, a GSA Office, at West Van Buren Street, Chicago IL.

Chicago Illinois GSA Office
525 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Chicago Illinois GSA Office

The Chicago Illinois GSA Office, located in Chicago, IL, is a branch location of the General Services Administration (GSA), the head purchasing agency and property manager for the federal government. The GSA Office in Chicago provides centralized procurement and real estate services to federal agencies in the Cook County area, including maintaining a motor vehicle pool and providing information technology services. By centralizing purchasing within the GSA, the federal government maximizes its purchasing power while enabling other agencies to focus resources on their core missions. Most of the services offered by the GSA Office are provided on a fee-for-service model to federal agencies that lack in-house purchasing expertise.

You may contact the GSA for questions about:
  • GSA Advantage procurement
  • Cook County GSA schedules program
  • GSA eLibrary contract award database
  • Bidding on government contracts in Cook County, IL
  • Federal supply schedules
Government Procurement in Cook County, IL

The GSA's Federal Acquisition Service oversees $66 billion in purchasing annually, which includes purchasing for federal offices in the Cook County area. Government procurement includes buying equipment and supplies, construction materials, vehicles, technology equipment, and property maintenance supplies. The GSA Office also purchases professional, telecommunications, security, and technological services. The GSA Schedule, the most widely used federal procurement program, includes contracts with pre-approved Cook County vendors and established pricing. As part of the GSA's acquisitions responsibilities, it enforces the Federal Acquisition Regulation and the GSA Acquisition Manual. The office's enforcement activities ensure quality and cost, promote fairness and integrity in federal purchasing practices, and enforce uniformity in procurement practices.

Federal Government IT Services

As part of its service procurement, the GSA Office provides information technology (IT) services, including purchasing IT equipment, software licensing, and other services. The Cook County GSA Office provides federal agencies datacenter and cloud computing services, cybersecurity services, telecommunications, and networking services. In addition, the GSA offers IT training and research on government policies that affect internet-based technologies.

Cook County Federal Property Management

In Cook County, the GSA Public Building Service provides workspace for federal agencies. These include federally owned buildings and privately leased properties in the Cook County area. In addition, Facilities Operations and the Occupancy Administration oversee owned facilities and leases for Cook County federal offices.

Contact the Chicago Illinois GSA Office

You may contact the Chicago Illinois GSA Office by calling 312-846-7200, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chicago Illinois GSA Office, 525 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60607.