The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a major impact on organizations and operations across all industries—construction is certainly no exception. As construction executives grapple with the unprecedented impact COVID-19 will ultimately have on their businesses, a great deal of uncertainty remains. Many question marks still exist around the ultimate scope of the pandemic and what recovery will look like in the construction sector and the economy at large.
From a risk management perspective, these uncertainties make planning for the future particularly challenging. Yet the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, offers a glimpse at the future in terms of what relief will be available and opportunities for new projects in a post-coronavirus world. The $2 trillion act is the largest relief package in U.S. history, and the third stimulus effort dedicated to combatting the economic impact of COVID-19. Click here to read the entire article.