The State Building Division is responsible for providing, the centralized procurement, operation, maintenance and management of State owned facilities. As well as the independent review, analysis, and oversight of capital construction projects to insure that appropriate facilities are provided for the efficient functioning of state government. In fulfilling its purpose, the building division 1) leases all privately-owned office and storage space on behalf of state agencies, provides space planning and coordinates space assignments within such leased space as well as state-owned space; 2) coordinates statewide comprehensive facility planning, reviews capital construction requests, program statements and related contracts and provides reports and recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature; 3) manages and maintains certain state-owned buildings and properties including central office buildings and laboratory facilities as well as operations and maintenance budgets for 24-hour care facilities; 4) manages and maintains related parking facilities; 5) provides security to the Omaha State Office Building and 6) implements orders of the Vacant Building and Excess Land Committee on the sale, demolition or other disposition of vacant buildings and excess state property.
- Oversight of all state owned real estate. From Omaha to Scottsbluff.
- Including 29 facilities, 273 state owned buildings and land.
- Oversight of all facility operations and routine maintenance.
- Planning, design, and construction.
- Over 4 million square feet of owned property
- Bids, construction, maintenance of building inventory, future State Buildings and Capital Construction requests.
- Negotiate and oversee all lease agreements for state and privately owned real estate space.
- Average 300 commercial leases and average 100 State owned property leases.
- Serves agencies, boards, commissions, within the state of Nebraska.
- Manage parking facilities in Lincoln and Omaha (approximately over 3,000 stalls).
- Implement instructions from the Vacant Building and Excess Land Committee on the sale, demolition, or lease of excess state property.
- Involves the sale and disposition of various buildings and land declared in excess.