The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released several items containing guidance related to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans—specifically for businesses planning to seek forgiveness for the loans.

WASHINGTON (Nov. 18, 2020)—While architectural billings failed to show much progress during October, signs of improving business conditions at firms have emerged, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

NEW JERSEY (Nov. 16, 2020)—Total construction starts rose 12% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $787.9 billon. While sizeable, the increase does not erase September’s substantial pullback in starts.

WASHINGTON (November 3, 2020)—Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 47% lower in the third quarter compared to a year ago, and increased 12% from the second quarter of 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/