COVID-19

Throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic BOMA has sought to provide leadership for the commercial real estate industry. Locally, nationally and internationally we have provided resources, programming and information in best practices to support our members, and to help provide safe spaces for tenants and the public.

Here is a collection of helpful links, both general and industry-specific:
 

Government of Canada updates:
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
https://www.facebook.com/HealthyCdns/

Nova Scotia Government updates:
https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/
https://www.facebook.com/NovaScotiaHealthAndWellness/
https://www.facebook.com/nsgov/

World Health Organization:
https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

CBC News:
https://www.cbc.ca/news

Industry Resources:
Industrial Re-Set: Operational and Management Guidelines for Industrial Properties Amid COVID-19 – https://boma.informz.net/BOMA/data/images/Industrial%20ReSet%20Operational%20and%20Management%20Guidelines.pdf
Coronavirus and your construction project  – https://www.colliersprojectleaders.com/news/covid-19-bulletin
Q&A: Property Tax Relief during COVID-19 – https://www.altusgroup.com/services/insights/property-tax-relief-answers-covid19/
Article: COVID- 19 Ripples Through to Commercial Leasing – https://www.reminetwork.com/articles/covid-19-ripples-commercial-leasing/
BOMA Canada: http://bomacanada.ca/coronavirus/
BOMA International: https://www.boma.org/coronavirus
IREM: https://www.irem.org/learning/coronavirus

BOMA Canada Coronavirus Presentations:
Prepare Your Building for Back to Work Webinar Video – May 7, 2020  
Prepare Your Building for Back to Work – Video Time Stamp
Prepare Your Building for Back to Work – Powerpoint
Coronavirus – Government Employer/Employee Programs Webinar Video – April 21, 2020
Coronavirus – Government Employer/Employee Programs – Video Time Stamp
Coronavirus – Government Employer/Employee Programs – Powerpoint
Coronavirus – The View From China and Canada Video – April 8, 2020
Coronavirus – The View From China and Canada – Video Time Stamp
Coronavirus – The View From China and Canada – Powerpoint
Coronavirus – Legal and Human Resources Webinar Video – April 6, 2020
Coronavirus – Legal and Human Resources – Video Time Stamp
Coronavirus – Legal and Human Resources – Powerpoint
Coronavirus, Cleaning and Property Management Webinar Video – March 24, 2020
Coronavirus, Cleaning and Property Management – Video Time Stamps
Coronavirus, Cleaning and Property Management – Powerpoint
Coronavirus and Commercial Real Estate Webinar Video – March 16, 2020
Coronavirus and Commercial Real Estate Powerpoint
Full video of the BOMA Canada Coronavirus Summit, March 4, 2020

Preparing to Reopen:
Halifax Chamber of Commerce Guide to Reopening: https://halifaxchamber.com/files/documents/Business-Guide-to-Reopening.pdf
BOMA International Preparing Buildings for Re-entry Flyer – http://bomacanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BOMA-Intl-Getting-Back-To-Work-Preparing-Buildings-for-Re-Entry3.pdf
BOMA Canada Webinar: Prepare Your Building for Back to Work Webinar Video – May 7, 2020  
BOMA Canada Webinar: Prepare Your Building for Back to Work – Video Time Stamp
BOMA Canada Webinar: Prepare Your Building for Back to Work – Powerpoint
Halifax Water Guidelines: https://www.halifaxwater.ca/re-opening-buildings-during-or-after-covid-19

Business Aid Measures:
Service Canada Resources for Business: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html#businesses
Service Canada Service Request Portal: https://sr-ds.powerappsportals.com/caseintakeen/#03
Nova Scotia Current Programs: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/support/
Halifax Chamber of Commerce: https://halifaxchamber.com/resources/covid-19-information-and-resources/
CFIB: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/tools-resources/covid-19-coronavirus-business