It is the mission of Procurement Services to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of goods and service acquisition processes and functions; promote fiscal responsibility and stewardship of State resources; and, help improve the internal and external customer satisfaction for GSFIC.
As a public interface office of the State of Georgia, the Procurement Services division is charged with providing information and assistance to citizens, vendors and contractors. The Procurement Services division has an important role in engaging vendors and contractors to provide important services for projects and other activities which generate economic benefits to the citizens of the State of Georgia. In this role, we work in partnership with qualified businesses to contract directly for goods, equipment, construction and services.
The Procurement Services Division is responsible for the centralized procurement of goods and services for GSFIC. Purchases and Contracts are awarded based on competitive processes whenever practicable, and all qualified vendors are invited to participate in competitive opportunities.
Some of the goods and services acquired by Procurement Services include:
- Construction services
- Architectural and Engineering Services
- Consulting Services
- Property Lease proposals
- Operational engineering and housekeeping supplies
- Building materials
- Public facility equipment
- Audio-visual and lighting equipment
- Office supplies
- Printing and Signage services
- Maintenance services
- Landscaping equipment
- Repair services
How Your Business Can Be Involved
Procurement Services routinely solicits bids and proposals from a large number of vendors. Opportunities are advertised on the Internet via the Georgia Procurement Registry Web site which is hosted by the State Purchasing section of the Department of Administrative Services. Procurement Services may also solicit bids and proposals via advertisements in various newspapers in Georgia.
Procurement Services maintains a file of vendors in appropriate service and commodity categories and also accesses lists maintained by the Department of Administrative Services “State Purchasing” office. Individuals and firms interested in receiving additional information may contact Procurement Services at:
GSFIC Procurement Services Division
ATTN: Director of Procurement Services
270 Washington Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30334
We welcome telephone and fax inquiries. Detailed Procurement Services Division contact information (by entity) can be obtained by clicking on the following link: GSFIC
To maintain orderly operation, sales visits by salespersons and other vendor/contractor representatives to Procurement Services are limited to Tuesdays through Thursdays. Salespersons should make appointments in advance with the appropriate Procurement Services personnel.
Procurement Policy for W/MBE participation
State of Georgia policy mandates that small businesses, businesses owned by women and businesses owned by minorities have a fair and equal opportunity to participate in the State's purchasing process. Therefore, the Procurement Services Division encourages all disadvantaged businesses, small businesses, businesses owned by women and/or minorities to compete for our contracts and other opportunities.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) also maintains an office to assist and support businesses owned by women, small businesses and minority businesses, which may be contacted at:
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Procurement Services & Counseling
75 5th Street, N.W., Suite 825
Atlanta, GA 30308
Bidders and Proposers should be aware that contractors and subcontractors who use qualified minority subcontractors may qualify for a Georgia state income tax credit. For details, see the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Section 48.7.38.
Jeff Lacks is the Minority Business Coordinator for the entities served by the Procurement Services Division. You can reach him by e-mail at [email protected].
Our records at the Procurement Services Division are open and accessible to the public in accordance with the provisions of the Georgia Open Records Act. Visit our Records Maintenance section for more information.