•   Risk to the government’s fiscal soundness and public image. The risks related to the ownership of excess, underutilized, and deteriorating buildings; related to growing backlogs of deferred maintenance and repair projects; and related to higher operating and life-cycle costs.

•   Risk to efficient operations. The risks related to underperforming facilities that drive up agency operating costs; related to customer dissatisfaction; and related to practices that fail to result in cost avoidances and other operational efficiencies.

•   Risk to achieving public policy objectives. The risks related to the excessive use of energy, water, and other natural resources and to the production of greenhouse gas emissions.

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