Doing Business with the City

Auto Auction
New York City is partnering with Property Room Inc. to auction online all city fleet vehicles. Online auctions through Property Room will remain free and open to the public and no longer require showing up in person at the Navy Yard and waiting to make a bid.

City Surplus
The Office of Citywide Procurement (OCP) has partnered with The Public Group, LLC (a.k.a. Public Surplus) to sell and/or reallocate the City’s surplus assets via online public auction. Registering to use these online auctions is free to the general public. In addition, public access to computer workstations is available at two DCAS locations.

DCAS Agency Procurement
DCAS Agency Procurement oversees the procurement processes of the various offices and divisions within DCAS to maximize efficiency and ensure compliance with the City's Procurement Policy Board Rules, the City Charter, applicable laws and executive orders, and mayoral directives.

Event Space Rentals
The DCAS Office of Special Events coordinates all event-related activity in DCAS-managed buildings. Events vary and can range from an opening ceremony for a New York City arts festival to a government employee recognition affair. DCAS venues vary in design and layout and they are spread throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. The Halls of the City brochure provides information and pricing for each venue. The DCAS Office of Special Events will work with you to meet your space needs.

Film with DCAS
The DCAS Film Office works closely with the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting, production teams and photographers to coordinate filming in and around DCAS-managed properties. DCAS's office and court buildings are among the most popular filming locations in New York City. DCAS-managed buildings are a resource for all types of productions, from major feature films and television series to commercials, music videos, documentaries, still photography and student films.

M/WBE Program
DCAS seeks to buy goods and services from businesses certified under the New York City Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program.

NYC Payee Information Portal (PIP)
Recent enhancements to the City’s Payee Information Portal (PIP) online self-management of your contact information as well as your commodity code listing, which identifies the types of goods and services you provide. You must create a PIP account in order to be enrolled in the City’s Bidders’ Lists.

Office of Citywide Procurement
The Office of Citywide Procurement solicits and awards contracts for a wide variety of goods and services on behalf of all City agencies. DCAS manages a portfolio of over 1,000 multi-year requirement contracts which leverage the City's buying power and maximize efficiencies by reducing duplicative work and making it easier for agencies to place orders.

Real Estate Leasing
DCAS offers limited-time leases for City-owned real estate, both buildings and vacant lots. DCAS does not lease residential buildings or apartment units. The last lease auction was held on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The brochure and bid packet from the auction are posted for informational purposes.

Real Estate Purchase
DCAS holds real estate auctions to sell surplus City-owned real estate. The last sales auction was held on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. The brochure and other information from the auction are posted for informational purposes.


Real Estate Public Notices
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) intends to enter into negotiations for two occupancy permits, subject to review and approval by the Franchise Concession and Review Committee.