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Surplus Property

Your First Source of Supply

We manage the equitable redistribution and disposal of the State’s personal property assets based on legislated guidelines. Personal property includes any tangible property that is not real estate.

We also serve as the State Agency for Surplus Property (SASP) for federal property disposal programs and act as the federal government's agent for eligible recipients to acquire federal surplus property. 

The Surplus Property Division:

  • Assists state and local governments, eligible nonprofits, and other qualified groups to acquire surplus property. 
  • Makes surplus property available for purchase to the public through online auction vendors via Georgia Auctions and Sales.
  • Saves taxpayer dollars by reducing operational risks and maximizing the return on personal property assets for the State of Georgia and its communities.
  • Provides cost savings, cost avoidance, and life extension of personal property through reusing, reducing, and recycling.

Who We Serve

State Entities Property Coordinators
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State Entities Property Coordinators

Resources and tools to assist asset managers and surplus coordinators effectively manage personal property for their state entity.

Nonprofit Organizations
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Nonprofit Organizations

Information for eligible nonprofits interested in acquiring low-cost state and federal personal property to meet business needs.

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Details for members of the public seeking to acquire used state and federal government surplus personal property through bids, auctions, and sales.

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Resources for qualified veteran-owned small businesses and veteran service organizations to participate in the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program.

How-to Guides

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How to Complete a Vendor Return: Trade-in

A Vendor Return/Trade-in occurs when state agencies trade in material in exchange for a concession…
For: Surplus-State Entities Asset Managers, Surplus-Local Governments
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How to Renew Your Organization’s Surplus Eligibility

The annual renewal is required to maintain eligibility for all Surplus Property Program participant…
For: Surplus-State Entities Asset Managers, Surplus-Local Governments, Surplus-Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, Surplus-Nonprofit Organizations


Surplus Property Program ‘Fills the Gap’ for Small Businesses 

September 15, 2023
David Taylor was on a mission to advance his business operations when he discovered how using surplus property could play a pivotal role in evolving his construction firm. As a participant in the…
For: Surplus-Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, Surplus-Nonprofit Organizations, Surplus-State Entities Asset Managers, Surplus-Local Governments

Upcoming Events

Surplus Property Disposal for Beginners

March 12, 2024; April 09, 2024; and May 14, 2024
This course will discuss what surplus property is, what can be done…
For: Surplus-State Entities Asset Managers

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