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Commercial Real Estate Industry Coronavirus Resource Center

A page centralizing commercial real estate association responses, guides and resources in dealing with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Last updated on April 2, 2020

Many of the major North American commercial real estate industries have stepped up to deliver guidance and resources to the industry on how to handle the continuing coronavirus outbreak.

Here is a centralized list with links to the resource pages and statements provided by those groups.

If you have links to additional resources to add to this page, please contact [email protected].

Alternative and Direct Investment Securities Association

Statement on its upcoming 2020 Spring Conference, "In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the concerted efforts underway throughout the United States and across the globe to mitigate its spread, ADISA has made the difficult but responsible decision – in the interest of the health and well-being of our members and others – to cancel the 2020 Spring Conference in Orlando, Florida that was scheduled for April 6 – 8. ." (March 31)

American Hotel & Lodging Association

The Facts About Coronavirus (frequently updated page with a number of links)

AHLA Joins Business Leaders to Discuss Response To Coronavirus (Updated March 4)

Hotel CEOS meet with President, Vice President on Urgent Assistance to Keep Hotels from Shuttering (Updated March 17)

AHLA statement on the CARES ACT (Updated March 21)

American Seniors Housing Association

Coronavirus Preparedness & Response for Senior Living Communities (Updated March 2)

Upcoming webinar, Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Strategies, scheduled for Monday, March 9, 1:00 pm EST

Building Owners and Managers Association International

BOMA International’s Coronavirus Resource Center

BOMA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide (Downloadable PDF)

CCIM Institute

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Guidance (Frequently updated with a number of links)

Loan Relief and Commercial Real Estate’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Guidance for Rent Relief Requests and Other Commercial Real Estate Tenant/Landlord Issues (Guide and Webinar Playback)

Government Resources and Legislative Updates Affecting Commercial Real Estate (Updated April 2)

CRE Finance Council

A CMBS Borrower’s Quick Guide for Communicating with Your Servicer in Cases of Need (Updated April 1)


CORENET GLOBAL’S COVID-19/Coronavirus Resources (Updated March 16)

Building Enterprise Resilience: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Roundtable 


FHFA's Coronavirus Actions (Updated March 23)


HUD COVID-19 Resources and Fact Sheets (Updated March 31)

International Council of Shopping Centers

Coronavirus Information & Resources 

ICSC events through April 10 have been suspended. RECon is still scheduled to take place, but the cancellation deadline has been extended to April 13. (Updated March 11)

ICSC extends the suspension of all events, including RECon, through June 30, 2020. (Updated March 13)

Retailer Updates Due to COVID-19 (Updated March 17)

COVID-19 Updates for the Retail and Real Estate Industry (Updated March 17)

ICSC Urges Congressional Support for Retail Real Estate (Updated March 17)

ICSC Calls on State and Municipal Leader’s to Support America’s Shopping Center Industry (Updated March 30)

Institute of Real Estate Management

COVID-19 resources and information for property managers 

REM statement and actions on Coronavirus disease (Updated March 5)

Internal Revenue Service

Coronavirus Tax Relief (Updated March 17)


Moody’s Corporation is now offering its research and views on the credit and economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) via a dedicated website, available to the public. (Updated March 10)

National Apartment Association

Guidance for Dealing with the Coronavirus  (Updated March 17)


COVID-19 Industry Resources

NAIOP has canceled the I.CON Spring 2020 conference in Huntington Beach, California. (Updated March 13)

NAIOP (Washington State Chapter)

NAIOPWA Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Updated March 3)

National Association of Realtors

Coronavirus: A Guide for Realtors (Updated March 4)

NAR Announces Changes to Upcoming Conference Schedule (Updated March 5)

National Association of Real Estate Investment Management

Member survey conducted March 3 sharing adjustments to travel plans  (Updated March 3)


The Coronavirus, Commercial Real Estate and REITs (Updated March 5)

National Multifamily Housing Council

Coronavirus Preparedness for Apartment Firms (Updated March 16)

NMHC Emergency Preparedness Listserve Sign Up (Updated March 10)

NMHC Event Update (Updated March 10)

NMHC Calls on Lawmakers to Provide Direct Financial Assistance to Renters (Updated March 14)

NMHC Advocacy During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Updated March 19)

Apartment Industry Committed to Supporting Residents Impacted by COVID-19 (Updated March 22)

Rental Housing Industry Statement on the CARES Act (Updated March 30)

Real Estate Board of New York

COVID-19 Resource Hub (Updated March 31)

Real Estate Roundtable

RER's coronavirus resource page (Updated March 23)

“The Roundtable’s Homeland Security Task Force (HSTF) and the Real Estate Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RE-ISAC) are in close contact with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide useful information to the real estate industry on the coronavirus threat as it continues to evolve.” (Updated Feb. 28)

Roundtable Urges Treasury and IRS to Provide Additional Emergency Relief (Updated March 20)


SIOR has developed the Community Assistance and Relief in Emergencies (CARE) Program to help facilitate support during times of need such as right now. (Updated March 19, 2020)

Small Business Administration

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources (April 1)

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) (Updated April 1)

U.S. Treasury Department

CARES Act Resources (Updated April 1)

PPP FAQ (Updated April 1)


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