Real Estate and Construction Services provides a broad range of pre-planning, acquisition, disposition, leasing, project management, relocation, and space management services to facilitate facility solutions that help Minnesota state agencies succeed.
Minnesota state agencies have extensive and diverse real estate needs. The State owns a total of 29 million square feet in more than 5,000 build...ings. This real estate is managed by 20 custodial agencies, ranging from the Minnesota State Retirement System with one building containing 146,500 square feet, to the Department of Corrections with 283 buildings with more than 5,592,818 square feet and the Department of Human Services with 192 buildings with more than 3,000,000 square feet. Additionally, RECS leases over 3.5 million square feet of space for state agencies with annual rent totaling more than $60 million.