Good afternoon AGC Members,
AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr and Vice President of Government Affairs Jimmy Christianson will provide an analysis of the recently passed coronavirus relief legislation and what it means for construction firms. In particular, they will address how firms can take advantage of the tax credits and lending programs outlined in the legislation. They will also cover the new paid sick and family & medical leave mandates and how those apply to construction firms. In addition, AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson will provide his latest analysis of economic conditions and the impacts of the pandemic on the industry.
AGC Member Price: FREE | Non Member Price: $499
If you do not know your AGC of America ID#, email Sean Schupack at SSchupack@idahoagc.org
Yesterday, (March 26th), Governor Brad Little held a press conference during which he announced a 21-day "stay home" order. Several hours later, the Governor's office issued the details of the 21-day stay home order, including the list of those industries that fall under the “Essential Services” category.
You may view the Order in its entirely AT THIS LINK, but for your convenience, here are the parts specifically relevant to construction entities:
Each September, the Idaho Business Review honors the top construction projects completed in Idaho. During a special awards event, they tell the stories and show the impact of top projects from around the state, with a focus on impact.
Projects chosen as finalists will appear in a special magazine featuring detailed information about the projects. Winners are chosen by an expert panel of local judges based on the following criteria:
A growing number of contractors have reported impacts on building projects and products from the coronavirus outbreak. An online survey AGC conducted March 17-19 drew 909 respondents, of whom 28% answered “yes” to the question: “Has any owner, government agency or official directed you to halt or delay work on any projects that are either active or expected to start within the next 30 days?” In addition, 11% replied “yes” regarding projects they were expecting to start more than 30 days from now.
Starting today, AGC of America will be launching an eight-part webinar series exploring many aspects of the coronavirus pandemic, and the impacts on the construction industry.
Navigating the Outbreak: An Eight-Part Webinar Series on the Factors that Construction Companies Need to Consider, as They Strive for Business Continuity
March 20, 2020
The Honorable Brad Little
Governor, State of Idaho
Boise, ID 83720
RE: COVID‐19 and Idaho’s Construction Industry
Dear Governor Little,
On behalf of over 1,000 companies from across Idaho that are represented by our two organizations and the more than 50,000 Idahoans they employ, we write to thank you for your bold leadership in confronting the COVID‐19 health concern. Your recent executive orders and the proactive steps taken by your administration will certainly aid in “flattening the curve” of the infection.
Please see the important message from ITD in AT THIS LINK related to COVID-19 and this year's construction season.
We all share similar resources in Idaho in terms of Trade Partners and Vendors with reliance on City Services and other Government Agencies to serve our clients. We also share a love of this great Industry and the people who make it happen in the field as Builders of America and Okland Construction is sharing this website with you if you feel it to be of use as reference/comparison in order to establish best practices with the Trade Partners, Vendors, and Owners as we move through this pandemic together.