ICSC has aggregated information from a variety of sources to create re-opening best practices for your consideration. We’ve covered topics including planning and communication, common area adjustments and traffic flow. We recommend you refer to CDC guidelines, as well as local and national authorities, for further guidance. View ICSC's COVID-19 Re-Opening Best Practices here.
Upgrade cleaning and hygiene practices:
Increase cleaning focus on disinfecting areas most susceptible to the spread of viral germs (e.g. children's play areas, public restrooms, door handles, escalator handrails, food court tables, etc.)
Since this is a fluid situation, it's critically important to stay informed and listen to the facts and guidance around COVID-19 provided by government health authorities and other reliable resources. Here are several that are updated regularly and are useful.
U.S. Small Business Administration
Kimco Realty has created a video to help small businesses navigate the process of receiving Coronavirus Assistance from the SBA. Watch the video here to find out how to get started.
CMBS Borrower’s Guide
Access CRE Finance Council’s guide for communicating with your servicer regarding interruptions to cash flow resulting from COVID-19
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce releases State-by-State Business Re-opening Guidence here.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- Video of the CDC Business Sector Call on COVID-19, as of February 21 2020
World Health Organization
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