First Lady Marty Kemp Hosts First Self-Defense Class in the Georgia State Capitol

First Lady Marty Kemp, in support of her partnership with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) and Georgians for Refuge, Action, Compassion, and Education Commission (GRACE),hosted a self –defense class in the North Wing of the Georgia State Capitol. The event focused on combating human trafficking through teaching self-defense techniques.


On October 24, 2019, Governor and First Lady Kemp, along with the Georgia Council for the Arts, announced the recipients of the eighth annual Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Yearly, the Georgia Building Authority assists the Georgia Council for the Arts in planning this event at the State Capitol. The State Capitol exemplifies a beacon throughout history, housing artwork from generation to generation. Inventive Georgians from across the State come to Capitol Hill every year, showcasing their work and talent, and the Georgia Building Authority is privileged to provide a venue for their artwork to be admired.


Georgia Grown Cooking Demonstration with First Lady Kemp

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Georgia Building Authority had the honor of partnering with First Lady Kemp and Georgia Grown to put together Capitol Hill’s first cooking demonstration. The featured salad was crafted with all Georgia grown ingredients and served at our cafeteria.

Diane Hale receives the 2019 President's Award from the Parking Association of Georgia

On March 25, 2019 Diane Hale, Director of Parking and Access Services, was awarded the President’s Award from the Parking and Transportation Association of Georgia. The award honors those that exemplify professionalism in the parking and transportation industry.

Marty Smith appointed State Property Officer, effective March 18

On March 18, Governor Brian Kemp officially appointed Marty Smith as Georgia’s State Property Officer.

Georgia Building Authority wins AJC's Top Workplaces for the second year in a row!

The Georgia Building Authority has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Steve Stancil announces retirement as Georgia’s State Property Officer, effective February 1

 On behalf of the Georgia Building Authority, Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, and the State Properties Commission, Steve Stancil has announced his retirement from public service.

Traffic Conditions on Capitol Hill for the 2019 Legislative Session- Mitchell Street closed from Washington Street to Capitol Avenue

We welcome the new and returning legislators, aides, lobbyists, and citizens to Capitol Hill for the 2019 Legislative Session. We hope that your experience here exemplifies our mission to provide a clean, comfortable, and safe environment.

GBA publishes new Capitol Hill guides for 2019 Legislative Session

The 2019 Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly will begin on January 14. The updated Legislative Guide, Lobbyist Guide, and Accessibility Guide for Visitors with Disabilities are now available.

Cafe 244 Now Open!

On behalf of Eurest Dining Services, we are excited to announce a brand-new dining offering for Capitol Hill. Café 244, located at the main entrance of 244 Washington Street, opened to the public on Monday October 29.