Blog 2017-12-23T15:49:29+00:00

Construction Contract Awarded To New York Based Firm

GSA's (Region 2) recently awarded a construction contract worth over Thirty Million to New York based company Volmer Construction, Inc.   Construction is specifically for the reconfiguration and alteration of the Jacob K. Javitts federal building in Manhattan. According to Regional Administrator, John A. Sarcone III the construction will improve the work of federal agency tenants while benefiting the local economy.  For more information on this project [...]

Fraudulent Activity In System For Award Management

GSA's System for Award Management issued a notification this month to state that fraudulent activity has occurred.  According to their post on April 4, 2018 an investigation is being performed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG). Effective March 22, 2018 any entity registering a new SAM account will be required to submit an original signed notarized letter identifying the authorized entity administrator, showing proof of the [...]

GSA Implementing Refresh to Schedule 71-Furniture

GSA announced on March 22, 2018 a proposed refresh 22 to Schedule 71 (Furniture) to replace language under SIN 71-204 (Dormitory, Quarters and Residential Casegoods and Beds).  Language that will be incorporated is: 71 204 -- Dormitory, Quarters and Residential Casegoods and Beds - Includes furniture pieces designed for household, quarters and dormitory use and made from a variety of materials including wood, metal, wood/metal, stone, and [...]

GSA Makes Changes To Schedule 736

In order to streamline the contract process GSA's Region 2 (Northeast & Caribbean) has made modifications to schedule 736 (Temporary and Professional Services).  According to a post on their site GSA's philosophy is that the changes will make the schedule preparation easier for the customer and will foster a better understanding of the rules and regulations governing utilization for the TAPS Schedule. The changes are two primary [...]

GSA Announces Alliant 2 Small Business Awards

On February 14, 2018 GSA announced awards to 81 vendors for the Alliant 2 Small Business Contract, Solicitation Number QTA0016GBA0002.  To view the solicitation click here, for a complete list of all awardees see GSA's response below**. GSA is pleased to present the Alliant 2 Small Business contract award notice to all interested parties. While many of the statements found below are included in order to satisfy [...]

Relaunch GSA Office Supplies Schedule 75

GSA recently announced the relaunch of their Office Supplies Multiple Award Schedule 75 on January 16, 2018 .  With the relaunch of the schedule they have added a new Special Item Number (SIN 75-220) for Office Products and Services called Office Supplies Fourth Generation (OS4), and (SIN 75-280) Overseas Office Products & Services/Office Supplies 4 Generation (OS4).  This schedule will be managed by GSA's (Region 2) Northeast [...]

GSA’s Industry Day For Federal Transition

In April of 2017 GSA announced that it would transition ten existing federal websites into one functional site.  Their philosophy is that it would reduce burdens on contractors and federal personnel in the registration and management of federal contracts.  A few of the sites will include Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS), Federal Business Opportunities (, Federal Funding Accountability & Transparency Act Sub-Award Reporting System (, Federal Awardee [...]

GSA Awards Alliant 2 GWAC

GSA announced awardees for GSA Alliant 2 GWAC.  The Alliant 2 rfp was issued in late June of 2016 for IT services and service based solutions.  GSA awarded sixty-one vendors on November 17, 2017, to view the rfp click here.  The list vendors are as follows: Accenture Federal Services LLC Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) ActioNet, Inc Agile Defense, Inc. American Systems Corporation AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. [...]

IT Schedule 70 Start Up Springboard Program

As updates are being made to GSA schedule 70 (General Purpose Commercial Information Technology Equipment, Software, And Services) the agency workforce has incorporated a new program in April of 2016 for IT businesses with less than two years of service.  The program IT Schedule 70 Start Up Springboard has slightly different requirements than the original GSA schedule 70 contract, such as: The Springboard does not require that [...]

GSA Announces VETS 2 GWAC Awards

VETS 2 GWAC pre award notice was issued late August via federal business opportunities.  The VETS 2 contract was established by GSA exclusively for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOSB) to fulfill IT requirements.  This contract will allow GSA to achieve their small business goals of ensuring SDVOSB’s will receive the minimum three percent of federal acquisitions. VETS 2 GWAC includes: Comprehensive Scope – The contract scope [...]