Key Findings | Business Barometer Real Estate Edition

Introduction The global pandemic has impacted virtually every industry and every aspect of our lives – and perhaps one of the greatest impacts is the massive shift to remote working. To better understand COVID-19’s impact on our region’s real estate industry, we surveyed real estate companies across a range of

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Breaking News | PPP Extension Act of 2021 Passes Senate

The U.S. Senate has passed the PPP Extension Act of 2021, extending the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application period through May 31, 2021 – an additional two months beyond what had been the looming March 31 deadline. The bill’s passage gives small businesses a larger window for filing PPP loan

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New Program Provides COVID-19 Relief Funding for Private Schools

The coronavirus has created unprecedented educational disruptions across the country – schools shifting online, closing, reopening for in-person classes, and then going back to an online format as the pandemic surges and recedes. Schools have also had to reconfigure classrooms and common spaces and reduce capacity to enable social distancing,

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COVID-19 Relief Bill Passed – Here Are the Benefit Details

On December 15, 2020, Congress introduced two bipartisan COVID-19 relief bills: the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Act of 2020 ($748 billion) and the State and Local Support and Small Business Protection Act of 2020 ($160 billion), that contain payroll-related provisions. Additional benefits to small businesses are included in the COVID-related Tax

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