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COVID-19

Macro economic Rebound in Focus

The shape of the macroeconomic rebound is coming into focus as 2020 nears its end, said Connor Lokar, ITR Economics, during the GlassBuild Connect presentation on Sept. 8. Housing remains a bright spot in the overall construction industry, which likely hasn’t experienced the full effects of the…

Supply Chain Complications

Building materials retailers and suppliers take stock of supply chain disruptions, potential recovery.

Economic Update: Recovery is underway, but expect a slow return to normal

Leading indicators of the health of the residential construction and remodeling market send mixed signals about the economic climate, but all agree that challenges exist as the economy emerges from the coronavirus-induced recession.

At 2020’s Midpoint, Taking Stock of an Unprecedented Year

Thoughts on how manufacturing, automation, workforce challenges, and industry events have changed. Plus, comments on the resiliency of the industry.  

Industry Leaders Share How to Navigate, Prosper During the Pandemic

The covidsummit.buildingip.com site and accompanying downloadable PDF contains more than 10 hours of online discussions that took place April 22-24 during the Building Industry Leaders COVID-19 Crisis Summit.

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

The Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.

Businesses Interested in CARES Act Main Street Lending Program Encouraged to Take Action

WDMA encourages small and mid-sized businesses interested in taking advantage of the Main Street Lending Program to prepare for applying now by reviewing the Eligible Borrower requirements.

Now and Next: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

Window + Door, with the support of parent organization, the National Glass Association, developed a range of resources, tools and information to help businesses in all segments of the industry navigate our current realities and emerge ready to capitalize on new opportunities and continue to make…