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Employee Retention Credit Extends Through End of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) extends Employee Retention Credit extends through December 31, 2021. From Kreischer Miller: The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit available to employers who experienced a decline in their gross receipts or

UPDATE: Philadelphia Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill on Thursday, March 19, 2021. The Mayor signed the bill on March 29, 2021 and the City has released preliminary guidance on the law which is enforceable as of

Earn CM-BIM CEUs: The BIM Coordinator’s Essential Toolkit

Take this FREE email course to learn more about how to coordinate a BIM project. This course provides practical resources to help BIM coordinators streamline their day-to-day tasks, work more collaboratively with project partners, and set themselves up for a

GBCA Helps Middle and High School Students Build Rewarding Careers

6abc.com is spotlighting careers in construction by featuring an article about GBCA’s work promoting construction careers to middle and high school students in the Philadelphia region. The article features quotes from leaders and members of Philadelphia’s construction industry, including: Michael

PA’s Separations Act of 1913 is Now Failing

A recent article by the Carpenter Contractor Trust in Bisnow examines the need to re-examine the Pennsylvania Separations Act of 1913. From Bisnow: The Pennsylvania Separations Act of 1913 requires that all public sector construction projects use a multi-prime delivery

PBJ Best Real Estate Deals of 2020 to be Honored

Congratulations to the honorees of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2020! PBJ will celebrate the honorees and name the winners at a virtual event featuring an interview with Larry A. Silverstein, chairman of Silverstein Properties Inc.

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CCPA: Meet the Developers

Join the Center City Proprietors Association for a moderated discussion about current developments, rationale behind site selection, challenges to construction, and the anticipated impact of various projects on the city's overall economic growth and quality of life. The program includes

GBCA Member Spotlight: The Safegard Group, Inc.

The Safegard Group, Inc. is a leading full service insurance broker and risk management consulting firm. Safegard was founded in 1994 by Robert V. Donato III on the basis of superior customer service and expert technical knowledge. Safegard has developed

2021 Preservation Achievement Awards

Congratulations to the GBCA members that worked on winning projects of the 2021 Preservation Achievement Awards! Presented by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, the awards winners will be celebrated at a virtual event on June 9, 2021. 2021 Preservation

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Tool Safety When Working from Heights

This GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides tips for preventing your tools from becoming struck-by object hazards when working from heights. Click below to download the Toolbox Talk as a handout (includes Sign-In Sheet). DOWNLOAD     Tool Safety When