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BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION of Philadelphia

News & Resources

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON BIA NEWS AND ISSUES OF CONCERN TO OUR FAST-CHANGING INDUSTRY.

BIA is your one-stop-shop for news and updates from city departments and agencies that impact the real estate development community. Check-in here for association and building industry news and resources.

July 6, 2020
News from BIA’s Student Chapter
June 27, 2020
City Approves Emergency Housing Protection Act
June 23, 2020
Building Affordable Now a Win-Win for Private Market Developers
June 21, 2020
eCLIPSE Q&A
June 21, 2020
City Development Services Update
June 16, 2020
Intro to L+I Audits & Investigations and more from the GA Committee
June 11, 2020
Remaining Limitations on Construction Lifted
June 10, 2020
Attention Property Owners and Developers: Learn More About Philadelphia’s C-PACE Financing Program
June 5, 2020
Best Practices for Managing Moisture
May 31, 2020
COVID-19 Construction Site Safety Information
May 29, 2020
Mitigating the Risk of Liability at Construction Sites During COVID-19
May 28, 2020
L+I COVID-19 Enforcement
May 7, 2020
Estimating The Likely Economic Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Philadelphia
May 4, 2020
PGW EnergySense Construction Grants

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BIA Policy Agenda

The new 2020 City Council has been active from the start with a significant number of bills and resolutions targeting real estate development and construction.

City departments are also proposing changes to building regulations and implementing changes to application and permitting procedures. Click below to view a summary of what's currently on the BIA's watch list.