[Protest Against Amendment in GSA Solicitation for Lease of Office Space]

B-227849: Sep 28, 1987

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

An individual protested a General Services Administration (GSA) solicitation for the lease of office space for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), contending that: (1) an amended geographic requirement was unduly restrictive; and (2) GSA failed to act in accordance with a regulation supporting women-owned businesses. GAO held that: (1) MSHA reasonably determined that the restriction was needed to reduce inspectors' travel time to and from coal mines; and (2) since the protester's property location was not within the acceptable geographic range, the preference for women-owned businesses did not apply. Accordingly, the protest was denied.

May 22, 2018

May 21, 2018

May 18, 2018

May 17, 2018

May 16, 2018

May 11, 2018

May 10, 2018

Looking for more? Browse all our products here