The main offices of the Texas General Land Office are located in the Stephen F. Austin State Office Building.
The Texas General Land Office is a state agency of Texas. It manages state-controlled lands and mineral rights properties. The agency originally collected and kept records regarding lands controlled by the state. The agency has its headquarters in the Stephen F. Austin State Office Building in Downtown Austin.
General Land Office main role is negotiating and enforcing leases for mineral rights on millions of acres of land owned by the State of Texas. Royalties from the mineral rights supply the state's $34 billion Permanent School Fund, which helps cover Texas's share of public education.