In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
The bureau is responsible for real estate management, including negotiating agreements for leased space and optimizing space use for both leased and City-owned facilities. Additionally, the bureau provides oversight for a variety of City-wide services including printing, graphic design, and photography services; central mail delivery; document retention services; and ComEd franchise oversight.