The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts to what have been booming real estate and building industries. Many jobs and events are currently suspended, postponed, or affected in other ways, though UrbanToronto is still operating at full strength with our team working remotely. As a means to keep the public in the loop about the shutdowns, we'll be sharing information and status updates from around the industry on a daily basis.
In today's report, the provincial Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act halts time limits on City applications being appealed to LPAT; digital integration software keeping the wheels in motion on construction sites; major architecture firm moves keeps operations going with 2,700 employees working remotely; and more news from the COVID-19 front.
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Everyone from construction workers to brokers to real estate executives are encouraged to share tips on what work and events have stopped, what is proceeding, and how their businesses are being affected by the various shutdowns.