Your One-Stop Source for coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

We will continue to share additional information as we receive it.

Housing Market Outlook - Upcoming Webinar

Meyers Research Chief Economist Ali Wolf and Senior Managing Principal Tim Sullivan will dive into the current residential construction market, addressing what the pandemic means for economic growth, how different industries will be affected, and how to look at the next recession.

Register for the upcoming May 27th Webinar Here

Watch May 20th Webinar Here

Municipality Permitting & Inspections as of May 19, 2020

NEW updates on municipalities’ permit and inspection processes to continue business can be found here.

Update May 18, 2020: Marion County

The Marion County Public Health Department has announced its own reopening plans, some of which differ from the State’s plan.  Get all the details at the link below.

Update May 18, 2020: Paycheck Protection Program

Revisions have been made to the SBA Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness application.  Click “Read More” for the new application.

Article: How Construction can Emerge Stronger after Coronavirus

(Written May 8, 2020) Engineering, construction, and building materials have a vital role to play in a post-pandemic recovery of our communities and economies. Seven actions can help companies prepare for the next normal.

Update May 14, 2020: Historical Mortgage Rates

Check out this history of mortgage rates chart since 1972, provided by Wells Fargo.

Update May 12, 2020: City of Fishers

Find the latest information from Fishers about their recovery plan, access to PPE Marketplace details, and dial-in information for their next city update on Thursday, May 14th at 10am.

Update May 11, 2020: Developing Reopening Plans

Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-26: Roadmap to Reopen Indiana requires businesses reopening to develop a plan to ensure a safe environment for their employees, customers, clients, and members by Monday, May 11.  IBA compiled a couple resources to assist our members in this.

Update May 1, 2020 - Governor Holcomb Announces Re-Opening in Stages

In an address on May 1st, Governor Holcomb announced a 5 Stage re-opening approach to getting Indiana “Back on Track.”  Learn more about the different stages and the associated dates to get a better understanding here.

Job Site Safety Guidelines as of April 26, 2020

BAGI’s Board of Directors recommends the following safety best practices to be implemented on job sites.

New OSHA Guidance: COVID-19 Illnesses Not Recordable for Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised its guidance on whether employers are required to record cases of COVID-19 in their Form 300 Logs for reporting occupational injuries and illnesses. OSHA’s memo is in direct response to significant concerns raised by NAHB and construction industry partners in a letter to OSHA.

Businesses, Associations Support Holcomb's Plan

Indiana Builders Association was included as one of 39 businesses and business associations consulted and in support Governor Holcomb’s plans for reopening the state.

COVID-19 Realtor Contract Addendums

BAGI Member FYI as of April 17, 2020 regarding realtor contracts.

BDX Resources

Best practices for connecting with remote shoppers, using new technology, and more.

Update: March 28, 2020

New advisory memo from the CISA defining essential critical workers

Update March 27: Greenwalt Small Business Resource Center

Summary of Tax and Loan Provisions in CARES Act

Senate Approves $2.2 Trillion Economic Stimulus Package

Free Marketing Resources

Download Collective Alternative’s How to Market During a Pandemic Resources

BAGI Members

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Donations Needed

In this trying time, hospitals are in desperate need of protective equipment supplies. Would you consider donating any additional supplies you have available? We have included contact information for Franciscan, but you can drop off at any hospital near you.

Highest need items are listed below.

  • N95 Respirators
  • Surgical or isolation masks
  • Face shields
  • Eye shields, visors, or safety goggles
  • Medical exam or non-surgical procedure gloves
  • Protective or surgical jumpsuits/coveralls
  • Isolation or cover gowns
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disposable personal wipes
  • Surface disinfectants
  • Thermometers and probe covers
  • Acoustic stethoscopes
  • Specimen collection or transport container/bags
  • Swab collection or transport containers
Donations have been requested by the following:

Franciscan Alliance

Contact Steven Daudy to coordinate: 317-601-1316 (cell)


Lawrence Police Department

Donations of masks, gloves, cleaning wipes, and hand sanitizer can be delivered M-F and drop-off can be arranged by contacting Capt. Steele at 317.542.4504

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