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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.

May 28, 2020
L+I COVID-19 Enforcement
May 23, 2020
City Development Services Update
May 13, 2020
Time Limitations for Construction Activity Revised
May 10, 2020
Member-to-Member Resources for Navigating the Impacts of COVID-19
May 7, 2020
Estimating The Likely Economic Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Philadelphia
May 6, 2020
Update on Construction Restart: Member Meeting with Commissioner Perri and Councilman Squilla
May 4, 2020
PGW EnergySense Construction Grants
May 1, 2020
COVID-19 Construction Site Safety Information
April 29, 2020
Mayor Signs Executive Order to Restart Construction Under Certain Conditions
April 25, 2020
Governor Releases Guidance to Reopen Construction Industry
April 15, 2020
Construction Safety: PPE Supplies and Services
April 9, 2020
4/9/2020 PWD Update on Private Development Services
April 6, 2020
Guidance for Landlords, Tenants, Developers and Contractors
March 31, 2020
Use & Occupancy Tax guidance during the COVID-19 coronavirus closure of non-essential businesses

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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.