- In 2013, Building Maintenance and Operations was selected as one of five new commodity categories to be considered as a Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI).
- GSA is currently developing a governmentwide program designed to improve the way the federal government purchases and manages these types of services, which could include:
o HVACo electricalo elevatoro road work o janitorialo landscapingo pest control o waste managemento utilities
- Small and local business utilization is a major focal point of the development of this building maintenance and operations program. The agency is committed to creating opportunities for small businesses.