May News

May 8, 2020

Globe St. : Suburban Offices Could Make A Return Due To Pandemic

May 28, 2020

Crains NY: New York City now alone in state in keeping economy closed

May 28, 2020

NYBJ: A math error may explain why many PPP loans will fall short of forgiveness. But there are fixes.

May 28, 2020

NYBJ: New York City might start reopening next week. What you need to know at your business

May 27, 2020

ENR: NY Governor To ‘Fast Track’ Key NYC Projects to Boost Virus Recovery

May 27, 2020

Crains NY: Mayor De Blasio admits New York City now in fiscal crisis

May 27, 2020

Crains NY: City Council worker-rights bills running out of time

May 27, 2020

Washington Business Journal: Restaurants and retail owners struggled with PPP loans. But a fix may be on the way.

May 26, 2020

NYBJ: SBA officially weighs in on using PPP for bonuses. Here’s what it says.

May 26, 2020

NYBJ: State sets sights on relaxing restrictions in New York City

May 26, 2020

NYBJ: New York hotel market won’t return to pre-Covid levels for years, report says

May 26, 2020

WSJ: Trump Administration Examining Idea of Back-to-Work Bonuses, Kudlow Says

May 26, 2020

WSJ: Tax Credit for Keeping Workers on Payrolls Draws Bipartisan Interest

May 26, 2020

Crains NY: Construction Industry ponders how to keep cranes busy

May 26, 2020

Crains NY: Congress weighs choice: ‘Go big’ on Covid-19 or hit ‘pause’

May 26, 2020

Crains NY: Gov. Cuomo doubts NY economy ‘just bounces back’

May 25, 2020

WSJ: For Economy, Worst of Coronavirus Shutdowns May Be Over

May 24, 2020

Politico: Could a second wave of coronavirus trigger new stay-at-home orders? States can’t agree.

May 24, 2020

Forbes: Fast-Moving Trends Will Radically Reshape The Way Americans Work And Where We Live

May 23, 2020

Newsday: Cuomo: Long Island and Mid-Hudson regions on track to begin reopening soon

May 22, 2020

Construction Dive: Industry Pulse: The latest construction data and statistics

May 22, 2020

NYBJ: Long Island, Mid-Hudson regions on pace to reopen next week, Cuomo says

May 22, 2020

Bloomberg: Millions of PPP Loan-Forgiveness Requests Are About to Rain on Banks

May 22, 2020

Washington Business Journal: Travel infrastructure to likely see long-lasting effects from pandemic

May 21, 2020

WSJ: States Don’t Agree on How to Determine When It Is Safe to Reopen

May 21, 2020

WSJ: Global Business Activity Starts to Steady, but Recovery Looks Far Off

May 21, 2020

WSJ: Senate Adjourns Without Approving Deal to Extend PPP Spending Window

May 21, 2020

Politico: New poll: 61 percent of Republicans want nonessential businesses opened

May 21, 2020

AP: Nearly 39 million have lost jobs in US since virus took hold

May 21, 2020

The Real Deal: TRD Insights: Resi construction plunges in April

May 21, 2020

WSJ: Facebook to Shift Permanently Toward More Remote Work After Coronavirus

May 21, 2020

WSJ: Senate Adjourns Without Approving Deal to Extend PPP Spending Window

May 21, 2020

AP: GOP weighs jobless aid cuts to urge Americans back to work

May 21, 2020

Washington Business Journal: 5 things to know as more details emerge on New York City’s reopening plan

May 21, 2020

Smart Cities Dive: 3 steps for a gradual return to transit operations: CDC

May 21, 2020

Crains NY: City’s job losses worse than predicted

May 21, 2020

Crains NY: NYC’s capital spending should rise not fall

May 21, 2020

The Real Deal: The big debate intensifies: Are office buildings outdated or obsolete?

May 20, 2020

The Architect’s Newspaper: NYC building inspectors launch stakeouts to nab non-essential contractors

May 20, 2020

FiveThirtyEight: What Would Happen If Congress Lets The States Go Broke?

May 20, 2020

The Real Deal: Construction industry looks for solid ground

May 20, 2020

WSJ: All 50 States Have Now Taken Steps to Reopen

May 20, 2020

NYT: Fed Is Wary That Economic Pain Could Last, April Minutes Show

May 20, 2020

Construction Dive: McKinsey: COVID-19 will spur construction’s tech use

May 20, 2020

Washington Post: The pandemic may forever change the world’s cities

May 19, 2020

Politico: From goody-two-shoes to pariah: How coronavirus is changing public transportation

May 19, 2020

Construction Dive: Contractors challenged by lack of labor, jobsite tension and delays

May 19, 2020

Crains NY: NYC Faces Prolonged Real Estate Recovery

May 19, 2020

NYT: All 50 States Have Eased Coronavirus Restrictions

May 19, 2020

WSJ: Trump Can Choose Which States Get Coronavirus Payback From FEMA

May 19, 2020

WSJ: Retailers Phase Out Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Essential Workers

May 19, 2020

Washington Post: Trump expresses opposition to extending unemployment benefits enacted in response to pandemic

May 18, 2020

Construction Dive: How construction firms can prepare for a potential second wave of COVID-19

May 18, 2020

Washington Business Journal: Coronavirus has cooled M&A. Here’s what it will take for a rebound.

May 18, 2020

Crains NY: De Blasio Sounds Alarm Again on NYC Budet

May 18, 2020

Crains NY: NY State Tax Revenue Plummeted 68% in April

May 18, 2020

NYBJ: New York City may not fully reopen until September, mayor says

May 18, 2020

WSJ: Falling Revenue Prompts New York to Freeze More Than $1 Billion in Spending

May 18, 2020

NY Post: NYC employment won’t reach pre-coronavirus levels until 2024: IBO

May 18, 2020

Politico: Clash over government role in worker safety intensifies as businesses reopen

May 18, 2020

The Atlantic: We Can Prevent a Great Depression. It’ll Take $10 Trillion.

May 18, 2020

Bloomberg Law: AFL-CIO Sues OSHA to Force Temporary Worker-Safety Standard (2)

May 18, 2020

Construction Dive: Boston construction reboots with new safety guidelines

May 17, 2020

WSJ: No Swimming at New York City Beaches as Summer Nears

May 17, 2020

WSJ: Fed’s Jerome Powell Says Economy Faces Long, Uncertain Recovery

May 17, 2020

WSJ: U.S. Expected to Revise Small-Business Aid Program

May 17, 2020

The Atlantic: A Backlash Against Cities Would Be Dangerous

May 16, 2020

Modern Healthcare: Hospitals face an uncertain financial future

May 15, 2020

NYBJ: Cuomo extends work-from-home order for NYC, four other regions

May 15, 2020

WSJ: House Narrowly Passes $3 Trillion Aid Package

May 15, 2020

Washington Business Journal: SBA releases instructions to calculate PPP loan forgiveness

May 15, 2020

Crains NY: City is Still Several Steps from Re-Opening

May 15, 2020

Crains NY: Union Leader Clashes with MTA Chief

May 15, 2020

SHRM: CDC Releases Guidelines for Reopening Workplaces

May 14, 2020

NYBJ: Parts of New York start reopening Friday. Here’s what businesses need to know

May 14, 2020

Crains NY: State Outlines Social Distancing for Construction Sites

May 14, 2020

Washington Business Journal: PPP fixes and tax breaks. Here’s what’s in the HEROES Act for small business

May 14, 2020

NYBJ: De Blasio thinking about a June reopening, allowing diners to eat on closed streets

May 14, 2020

NYT: As Unemployment Soars, Lawmakers Push to Cover Workers’ Wages

May 13, 2020

NYBJ: Here’s what workers say they need to feel safe in the office again

May 13, 2020

The Real Deal: Construction, real estate groups hash out reopening agreement

May 13, 2020

Construction Dive: What contractors need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program

May 13, 2020

NYBJ: Shifting SBA guidance could create ‘legal mess’ for PPP recipients

May 13, 2020

WSJ: Transit Workers Hard Hit by Coronavirus Head Back to Work Still Fearing Exposure

May 12, 2020

Washington Business Journal: SBA, Treasury may change forgiveness rules, 8-week period for PPP borrowers, after all

May 12, 2020

Construction Dive: Backlog, the industry’s ‘protective shield’ continues to decline in every category, region

May 12, 2020

Buffalo News: WATCH NOW: Construction industry ‘ready to rock’ when state reopens

May 12, 2020

The Business Journals: House Democrats propose $3tn in additional stimulus

May 12, 2020

WSJ: PPP Changes Trip Up Small Businesses

May 12, 2020

SHRM: Will Businesses Get Immunity from Coronavirus Lawsuits?

May 12, 2020

NYBJ: SBA, Treasury may change forgiveness rules, 8-week period for PPP borrowers, after all

May 11, 2020

NYBJ: NYC will be locked down for at least three more weeks, mayor says

May 11, 2020

Construction Dive: Construction loses record-breaking 975K jobs in April amid pandemic

May 11, 2020

Crains NY: City Services Cut if Federal Funding a No-Show

May 11, 2020

WSJ: Mnuchin Supports Changes to Small-Business Aid Program

May 11, 2020

ENR: NYC School Construction Chief Reopens Projects, But Awaits Stimulus Funds

May 10, 2020

NYT: Why the Path to Reopening New York City Will Be So Difficult

May 10, 2020

WSJ: New York Legislators Look to Washington, and Maybe to Taxes

May 9, 2020

NYBJ: Safety dance: New construction protocols require tricky choreography

May 8, 2020

Gotham Gazette: Could a Public Works Program Save New York City’s Economy?

May 8, 2020

WSJ: SBA Veered From Guidelines on Small-Business Loans, Report Says

May 8, 2020

NYBJ: Worried about Covid-19 lawsuits? Battle lines form over whether businesses should be liable.

May 8, 2020

NYBJ: Can’t get PPP funds? Here are your other CARES Act options

May 8, 2020

NYBJ: PPP loan forgiveness rules keep changing. Here’s the latest guidance from 5 experts

May 8, 2020

NYBJ: These real estate and construction executives will advise New York City’s reopening

May 8, 2020

Crains NY: Jobless Rates Triple

May 7, 2020

Vox: Essential workers still lack basic safety protections on the job

May 6, 2020

NYBJ: Here are the New York business leaders advising the city’s reopening strategy

May 6, 2020

Construction Dive: Social distancing and site monitoring tech rapidly rolling out to US construction sites

May 5, 2020

The Real Deal: Warren Buffett questions the need for office space

May 5, 2020

The Business Journals: Who pays the bill? The coming deluge of pandemic litigation

May 4, 2020

NYT: Here’s Cuomo’s Plan for Reopening New York

May 4, 2020

WSJ: Liability Shield Is Next Coronavirus Aid Battle in Congress

May 4, 2020

Crains NY: Financial Control Board intervention looms for New York

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