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Seattle sustainability experts say that despite Covid-19, cities are here to stay

Hanging over the discussion was the pandemic, which one panelist said will be overcome but in years, not months......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Pashman"s Viewpoint: Accepting the new normal

In the first months of the Covid-19 global pandemic, while cases in cities and metros across the globe surged, our region held our numbers down. We followed stay-at-home orders, we wore masks, we socially distanced and we adopted best hygiene.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

Table of Experts: Construction Workplace Safety and COVID-19

During the pandemic, many construction companies were able to stave off large layoffs and continue operations, mainly because their workers were deemed essential and exempt from many stay-at-home orders. But the industry was not exempt from the effe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2020

Which North Texas city ranked the best nationally for a "staycation"?

With consumers canceling or postponing vacations due to COVID-19, "staycations" may be the best alternative.  After analyzing more than 180 cities across the U.S., WalletHub’s new report has DFW’s Plano ranked as 2020's best city for a stay.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2020

Coronavirus accelerates trends driving change in retail sector, UNC experts say

Retailers across the country are being forced to adapt to challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and experts from UNC say many will have to innovate if they hope to stay in business. UNC hosted a panel this week to discuss the current crisis and it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2020

Grabbing an Uber? Buckle up and bring your face mask to combat coronavirus

As cities and states come out of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, Uber is working on technologies to ensure both drivers and riders h.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 3rd, 2020

Coronavirus accelerates trends driving change in retail sector. UNC experts say

Retailers across the country are being forced to adapt to challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and experts from UNC say many will have to innovate if they hope to stay in business. UNC hosted a panel this week to discuss the current crisis and it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2020

How Quickly Americans Expect to Resume Their Lives After COVID-19

As U.S. cities and states begin to relax stay-at-home orders, the real test of how quickly the country's economy can recover depends on how willing people are to resume their normal activities. That........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 28th, 2020

Virtual health provider to quadruple physician headcount, hire across the board after raising $43M

Seattle-based 98point6 is rapidly growing its virtual health care membership as it adds COVID-19 tools and people are urged to stay home......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

Is Oregon flattening the curve of new COVID-19 cases yet? Experts weigh in

It’s the burning question on most everyone’s mind amid the COVID-19 pandemic: When will we know if social distancing measures have worked in Oregon? Or in public health parlance, has the "stay at home" directive, along with closures of schools, res.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Today"s Pickup: Traffic Speeds Up In Major Cities As More People Stay Home

Good day, With more than a dozen states now having issued stay-at-home orders, fewer people than ever are now traveling. Inrix, which tracks traffic around the globe, has done a deep dive into the impacts of the COVID-19 virus on commuting. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 24th, 2020

How to stay safe at work during the COVID-19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, more and more cities are escalating their tactics to keep the virus at bay, asking people to socially d.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2020

Report: Experts say Tampa home values will stay the same in 2020

A recent report from Zillow predicted how housing markets in 25 large cities would underperform, overperform or stay about the same in regard to housing value, and Tampa is expected to stay about the same. To compile the report, Zillow (NASDAQ: .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

Real estate experts weigh in on a condo comeback, the brewery bubble and why co-working space is here to stay

The future of Twin Cities real estate includes a whole lot more apartments and co-working space, fewer breweries and perhaps a condo boom, according to local experts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Futurist Glen Hiemstra looks ahead in the age of the pandemic

To help business leaders plot informed strategies for what the future likely holds in the age of Covid, we chatted with a Seattle-based futurist......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Are pandemic health care trends a fleeting fad or permanent change?

Some trends emerging during the Covid-19 pandemic have the potential to produce lasting change in health care. Others shed light on challenges we may face going forward. Telemedicine is here to stay The extraordinary circumstances created by the vir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Health care experts address questions about children going back to school during COVID-19

With COVID-19 still looming and the new school year quickly approaching, states across the nation have had to make tough decisions about whether to send children, teachers and other staff back to the classroom for in-person schooling or to continue.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Tampa Bay hospital beds are near full capacity, but ER marketing persists

ER visits, which are gateways to longer stay hospital admissions, have been down even as Covid patient numbers climb......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

: EA rides pandemic-fueled increase in videogame playing to record first quarter results

Videogame maker saw tens of millions of new players as more people stay home during COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2020

Hawaii Energy Conference 2020 goes virtual

The annual Hawaii Energy Conference goes virtual this week as a three-hour, live streaming event on Thursday, after being postponed in March due to Covid-19 concerns, featuring industry experts discussing the role the energy sector can play in so.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2020

After pausing indoor dining, California records over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases. Fauci says it’s more dangerous than outdoors — here’s why

‘We’re moving back into a modification mode of our original stay-at-home order,” Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said. ‘This continues to be a deadly disease.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2020