Unused Facilities & Property

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The Office of the State Architect maintains an inventory of all unused facilities owned by any State Agency or Institution of Higher Education. This inventory does not include the Department of Transportation or Department of Natural Resources.

The inventory includes:

  • Name of the State Agency or Institution of Higher Education that owns the property,
  • Name of the building/facility,
  • Township
  • Repurpose Potential 
  • GSF (Gross Square Feet)
  • Date Built
  • FCI (Facility Condition Index) (Demolition 0%-34%, Extensive Renovation 35%-54%, Remodel 55%-74%, Major Maintenance 75%-94%)
  • Additional Information

Annual Report   

This report is located in Section III N of the FY23-24 OSA Annual Report. OSA Annual Report to the Capitol Development Committee includes the Unused Facilities Report and the associated building data as reported by each state agency and institution of higher education. This summary does not include the Department of Transportation or the Department of Natural Resources/Division of Parks and Wildlife.

Unused Facilities Report PDF    

The above 25 MB PDF from Dec. 2020 will open in a new tab. The list indicates if the State Agency or Intuition of Higher Education would be willing to lease or sell an underutilized facility provided the right occupancy type or users were to be presented. Please contact the individual agency for additional information on any of these facilities. Provided here is a link to the agencies' contact information.

Unused Facilities & Property GIS Map    

Use this application to explore property owned by the State of Colorado. Highlighting underutilized facilities and properties. Underutilized properties listed here may or may not be available for beneficial reuse as they are predominantly old and may need demolition or major renovations. Please fill out the Unused Property Form if you are interested in leasing or purchasing State-owned property.

Unused Property Form    

House Bill 21-1274 requires the Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA) to create and maintain an inventory of State-owned real property and to determine whether the unused State-owned real property identified is suitable for the construction of affordable housing, child care, public schools, residential mental and behavioral health care, for replacement of renewable energy facilities, or if such property is suitable for other purposes. Unused State-Owned Real Property means State-owned real property owned by or under the control of a State Agency, not including the Division of Parks and Wildlife in the Department of Natural Resources and not including the State Board of Land Commissioners or any state institution of higher education as defined in Section 24-30-1301 (18), that is not otherwise protected for or dedicated to another use such as access or a conservation easement. Parties interested in leasing or purchasing State-owned property may see the beneficial uses of state property page.