Policy Brief

Building Maintenance and Management Outsourcing Opportunities

How San Diego and other cities can reduce the costs of facility management

Governments at all levels-local, state, and federal-have found that contracting out the operation and maintenance of facilities can lead to innovations, greater productivity, and important cost savings. Facility management contracts are ubiquitous in government and can be applied in a variety of forms, from individual building maintenance and janitorial contracts to agency-wide facility maintenance management systems.

Full Report:
Building Maintenance and Management Outsourcing Opportunities for San Diego and Other Cities

Leonard Gilroy is vice president of government reform at Reason Foundation and senior managing director of Reason's Pension Integrity Project.

Adam Summers is a senior policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He has written extensively on privatization, government reform, law and economics, and various other political and economic topics.