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Attend Free Webinar August 12: Ask Me! About Small Business Forum: Safely Returning to the Workplace During COVID-19 - Construction

Interested in how you can safely open/reopen your construction company during the COVID-19 pandemic? Join presenter Danielle Waltz, for this free industry specific webinar August 12th at 3 p.m. Don’t miss it, sign up today!

This is a free training, but registration is required. Upon completion of registration, you will receive instructions to access the webinar.

Kentucky Publishes Minimum Requirements for Construction Businesses to Re-open and Remain Open

By Executive Order 2020-257, dated March 25, 2020, Governor Beshear announced that the construction industry was a life-sustaining business and permitted to continue operations during the beginning stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky. In this Order, the construction industry was instructed to follow all CDC recommendations while conducting business. At that time, the CDC recommendations…

The Coronavirus and Your Construction Contract: Is Performance Excused due to COVID-19?

The Coronavirus has brought uncertainty to all aspects of life. Business has no doubt been affected, and the construction industry is no exception. If you are a contractor with a major construction project underway (or about to begin), you are naturally asking yourself how the outbreak affects your project. What happens if performance is delayed by shortfalls in labor or materials caused by the…

The Opportunities and Risks of Opportunity Zone Projects

Investments are now coming into federal “Opportunity Zones.” The Opportunity Zone program, ushered in by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, allows various benefits for investors who reinvest capital gains in these federally designated zones throughout the country. The effect (in theory) is that investment will flow into these areas, which are typically low-income or underutilized, and new projects and…

 

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