Stewardship of Federal Facilities: A Proactive Strategy for Managing the Nation's Public Assets
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Stewardship of Federal Facilities:
A Proactive Strategy for Managing the Nation's Public Assets
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The federal government has invested more than $300 billion in 500,000 buildings and other facilities worldwide to support the provision of government services. Evidence is mounting that the physical condition, functionality, and quality of federal facilities are deteriorating.

Stewardship of Federal Facilities identifies factors and processes contributing to this deterioration and recommends a framework of methods, practices, and strategies to foster acccountability for the stewardship of federal facilities and to allocate resources for their manitenance and repair.


  • Engineering and Technology — Construction: Design, Research, Planning
  • Engineering and Technology — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations

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128 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-06189-6
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National Research Council. Stewardship of Federal Facilities: A Proactive Strategy for Managing the Nation's Public Assets. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1998.

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