Session Description: 11. RESPONDING TO COVID-19 IN DEVELOPMENT | Brittany Vipham, Justin Sager

Are you finding yourself questioning design decisions made prior to COVID-19? Unsure whether construction should occur during the pandemic? It is no new revelation that COVID-19 has caused everyone to reflect and reimagine their typical day-to-day operations, and the same is true in development. Organizations planning and executing development initiatives have been forced to reconsider their approach and decide upon on the best paths forward in order to address the various risks inherent within the current environment. This session will share senior living industry experts’ perspectives on how their clients in design and construction are responding to the pandemic. Discussion topics include design considerations, managing risks, construction costs and schedule impacts, and the importance of heightened communications with project stakeholders.