This is the first in a new weekly series from AIA National dedicated to AIA’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re curating the content you’re asking for—working remotely, business continuity, economic updates, relief for our industry, and more—to help you adapt your practice, minimize disruptions, keep projects moving, and protect your business.
All this info will live on our COVID-19 response page, which has even more resources. We’re updating it regularly, so bookmark it and visit frequently.
Please stay in touch. Let us know how you’re doing and share your feedback and ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll be in your inbox again next week with new resources and information.
Like most other businesses, US architecture firms don’t know what the economy has in store for them. This special economic and market impact report assesses the short-term impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on architecture firms. AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker gets into the details in his new weekly webinar, hosted every Wednesday.
President Trump signed the CARES Act into law on March 27. What does this $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package mean for architects and firms? AIA’s detailed report has an analysis for you, plus there’s a live update on April 2. Governors across the US are issuing executive orders that impact architects’ work. This list of exemptions by state shows what architecture activities may be considered exempt. The legislative landscape changes daily, but this recap of the last two weeks will bring you up to speed.
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