federal property http://michiganradio.org en Federal government selling property in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-government-selling-property-michigan <p>The federal government wants to make money selling real estate. The government has released an <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/fiscal/excess-property-map">interactive map</a> of about 12 thousand federal &ldquo;excess&rdquo; properties, including 55 in Michigan.</p><p>The government says most of these properties have little market value. But, President Obama wants legislation to increase the number of properties and the speed of sales. He wants the government to use a process similar to that used to decommission old military bases.</p> Wed, 04 May 2011 19:07:09 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 2348 at http://michiganradio.org Federal government selling property in Michigan