Although there is no official inventory detailing the entire stock of properties owned by Spain’s public administrations, in 2013, the Government chaired by Mariano Rajoy presented a plan for the sale of state-owned buildings, which included the divestment of up to 15,135 properties in total between 2013 and 2015.
It was one of the measures that were announced in what was a first attempt to reform and streamline the public administrations, for which a Reform Committee was ultimately created. Of those attempted sales, some public auctions are periodically resumed by the Ministry of Defence or Interior. The so-called Operación Campamento in Madrid is another example, which has been going on for more than ten years now.
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