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Up to Date COVID-19 Information for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

We'll be keeping this page updated with the most up-to-date information and resources available in regards to the COVID-19 outbreak. 
 
ESSENTIAL SERVICE PROVIDER DIRECTORY updated Weekly with new providers. 
 
REOPENING ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS - Every Friday from 9:30am - 10:00am 
  • CLICK HEREto register for our May 29th Meeting. Registration is required. 

ALLEGHENY CONFERENCE RESPONSE + RECOVER PANEL DISCUSSION featuring BOMA Pittsburgh - Watch It Here. 

You can also watch us out on the Allegheny Conference's most recent episode of Our Region's Business. 

NEW REOPENING RESOURCES

MAY 29TH- BOMA Liability Protections Advocacy, Future of the Workplace Report, Workplace Reentry Essentials Checklist, Maintaining and Restoring Water Quality and Executive Order update on Foreclosures & Evictions. 

MAY 27TH- TSA Coronavirus Airport Screening, How to Cope with COVID19, Industrial Re-Set, State of PA Business Waivers, IRS FAQs on Employee Retention. 

MAY 22ND- Reopening guidance from American Industrial Hygiene Association, ASHRAE and NFPA. Industrial guidance from BOMA International and PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. 

MAY 15TH-State of PA FAQs, Back to the Workplace Guides & the NFPA's Reopening Checklist. 

MAY 12TH-Phase Yellow Details, City Paper article on Phase Yellow, Building Access Webinar & Guide for Commercial Property Owners and Tenants to Avoid Legal Disputes. 

MAY 8TH- State of PA's Safety Procedure for Businesses Notice, Webinars and a white paper on Operational Savings During COVID-19. 

MAY 6TH- New Guidance from Governor Wolf, CDC Cleaning Guidelines, Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Real Estate Resources & Local Updates. 

30 Days of Social Distancing resources 

DAY 1: CARES ACT- BOMA BREAKDOWN

DAY 2: COVID-19 FINANCIAL RESOURCES

DAY 3: BOMA IS ADVOCATING FOR YOU! 

DAY: 4: WEEKENDS & SOCIAL DISTANCING

DAY 5: 2020 CENSUS- MAKE YOUR TIME COUNT

DAY 6: DIY NO-SEW MASK TUTORIAL 

DAY 7: STATE OF PA BUILDING SAFETY MEASURES

DAY 8: FACILITY CLOSURE CONSIDERATIONS

DAY 9: STATE OF PITTSBURGH ECONOMY

DAY 10: GREATER PGH COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

DAY 11: PA SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED- NOW WHAT?!

DAY 12: HAPPY PASSOVER & EASTER

DAY 13: ADDITIONAL BREAKDOWN OF COVID-19 FINANCIAL RESOURCES

DAY 14: NFPA REMOTE INSPECTIONS & FREE WEBINARS

DAY 15: BOMA's EER SURVEY

DAY 16: CYBER SECURITY & SCAMS

DAY 17: STATE OF PA WORKER SAFETY MEASURES 

DAY 18: PDP's GIFT CARD GIVE BACK PROGRAM

DAY 19: EARTH DAY TURNS 50!

DAY 20: PPP ALTERNATIVES 

DAY 21: STAY AT HOME ORDER EXTENDED TO MAY 8TH

DAY 22: ESSENTIAL SERVICE PROVIDER DIRECTORY

DAY 23: BOMA PITTSBURGH ASKS & ADVOCATES 

DAYS 24 - 26: RE-OCCUPANCY & RE-OPENING 

DAY 27: RE-OCCUPANCY & RE-OPENING (BUILDING RE-ENTRANCE GUIDANCE, FREE WEBINAR & CONSTRUCTION ORDER)

DAY 28: RE-OCCUPANCY & RE-OPENING (Re-opening resources from CBRE & Cushman & Wakefield + Additional State of PA May 1st Openings)

DAY 29: CDC & OSHA on RE-OCCUPANCY & RE-OPENING

DAY 30: ESSENTIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS & SUPPLIERS 

GOVERNOR WOLF ISSUES A STAY AT HOME ORDER

  • As for 4/1/2020 the order is now issued for the entire State of Pennsylvania.
  • Enforcement began March 23rd at 8:00 PM and is effective through April 6th.
  • CLICK HERE for a copy of the order
  • CLICK HERE for guidance provided by the Governor's Office
GOVERNOR WOLF ORDERS ALL NON-LIFE-SUSTAINING BUSINESS TO CLOSE
  • Enforcement began March 23rd at 8:00 AM
  • CLICK HERE for a copy of the order
  • CLICK HERE for a list of busineses deemed essesntiual or non-essential by the Governor's Office
  • Email State Resource Account if you're note sure if your business should close: ra-dcedcs@pa.gov OR Apply for exemption if you feel your business is life sustaining and wasn't included on the list: ra-dcexemption@pa.gov
  • CLICK HERE for more info on enforcement and other details

 

CDC Commercial Space Cleaning Guidelines
  • It is recommended to close off areas used by the ill persons and wait as long as practical before beginning cleaning and disinfection to minimize potential for exposure to respiratory droplets. Open outside doors and windows to increase air circulation in the area. If possible, wait up to 24 hours before beginning cleaning and disinfection.
  • CLICK HERE for full CDC Guidelines
  • CLICK HERE for CDC FAQs

 

Emergency Loan Programs
  • The US Small Business Administration (SBA) is issuing Economic Injury Distaster Loans to small business owners who've experienced significant financial loss due to Caronavirus. All US States and Territories (including PA) are eligable. For more information CLICK HERE, or to apply CLICK HERE.
  • The Urban Development Authority (URA) is issuing a small number of small business loans. CLICK HERE for more information.

 

Webinars
  • BOMA Georgia's Working Remotely Webinars - Free for Members. CLICK HERE to learn more and register.
  • Recorded Webinar from BOMA Georgia on 3/12/2020 - CLICK HERE to watch.
  • Recorded Webinar from BOMA Seattle on 3/17/2020 - CLICK HERE to watch.

 

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