8 Ways Covid-19 is Changing the Construction Industry in North America

Posted on May 25, 2020

In the span of two months, the coronavirus crisis has demanded sweeping changes from the construction industry in North America, and experts say many of them will remain in place even after the outbreak recedes.

As contractors prepare to return to work on sites that have been shut down by shelter-in-place initiatives, they will face an industry that has been drastically changed by both public health and economic effects of the pandemic.

Here are eight ways that COVID-19 has altered the construction industry for the near future and beyond.

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BC Construction Association Updates With the Latest on COVID-19 Protocols

Posted on Apr 23, 2020

The BC Construction Association provided the following updates on April 22:

Health Minister Adrian Dix thanked the industry and recognized Construction Month during the April 22 COVID-19 briefing, acknowledging the thousands of skilled tradespeople across BC working on critical infrastructure, and the significant adjustments that worksites have made to keep workers safe while continuing to operate as an essential service.

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Virtual Consultations And More Safety Measures From Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island

Posted on Apr 23, 2020

Budget Blinds has re-opened to serve its customers on Vancouver Island, with a variety of safety measures now implemented to keep you and their staff safe.

Budget Blinds is locally owned and operated on Vancouver Island. Your support of local small businesses during this hard time makes a difference to their employees throughout Vancouver Island.

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Integra Homes Building Custom Homes In Crown Isle

Posted on Apr 17, 2020

Photo Credit: Kristy Pedersen

Integra Homes has been building new custom homes in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community for many years. This area of Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island is very popular as homes are built around the Crown Isle Golf Course. 

But you don’t have to be a golfer to love living in this community. Families of all ages and retirees enjoy the beauty of the neighbourhood which offers stunning views of the Comox Glacier and the surrounding Beaufort Mountains year-round. This community is located close to shopping, schools, the Comox Valley Hospital, the Comox Airport and other amenities. This may be the perfect place to relocate to if you are thinking about moving to Vancouver Island.

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