General Services Administration [GSA] Law and Legal Definition

The General Services Administration (GSA) is a federal agency of the U.S. GSA helps, manages and supports the basic functioning of the U.S. federal agencies. It was established in 1949. GSA’s mission is "to use expertise to provide innovative solutions for our customers in support of their missions and by so doing foster an effective, sustainable, and transparent government for the American people."

The GSA supplies products and communications for the U.S. government offices. It helps the country by providing tools, equipment, and non-tactical vehicles to the U.S. military. It also provides law enforcement equipment, firefighting and rescue equipment, and disaster recovery products and services to the state and local governments of the U.S.

GSA helps the federal employees by providing transportation facilities and office space. It provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate.

GSA oversees the business of the U.S. federal government as a whole. It introduces cost minimizations techniques to use the available resources in the most effective mannner .