The Mesa CARES Small Business Reemergence Program is part of the Mesa CARES Initiative that supports individuals, families and businesses impacted by COVID-19. Funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible businesses must be located in the City of Mesa and not a recipient of CARES Act funding through the Small Business Administration, Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans Emergency Advance or other federal program.
LAVIDGE IMPACT, now in its second year, has already established a history of successful group events to improve lives in the communities it serves, with a special focus on children and animals. The Phoenix advertising agency’s employee volunteer group, however, isn’t reserved solely for agency-wide activities and, in fact, encourages employees to give back whenever and however they see fit.
One of the lessons that business owners with Tucson lease contracts have learned from the COVID-19 disruption is that the ability to be flexible and responsive are crucial to survive. These apply right now as you assess whether you want to hang on to your current location or find new space to match the new realities of your business operations. Here are some of the opportunities expected to emerge and how you can take advantage.
As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the U.S., in addition to tracking the number of COVID-19 daily cases, there is a worldwide scientific community engaged in tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus itself. Researchers and scientists at Arizona State University are looking at how the virus may be spreading, mutating and adapting over time.
Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostic laboratory testing in Arizona, announced that it will ramp up its fight against COVID-19 and offer antibody testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) using blood specimens. With this new offering, Sonora Quest now provides healthcare providers in Arizona access to a COVID-19 antibody test as well as the molecular diagnostic testing that has been offered since mid-March.
The Tucson City Council authorized a $1,000,000 total contribution as part of the We Are One / Somos Uno Resiliency Fund , responding to demand for financial assistance from businesses reeling from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced it has joined GoDaddy’s growing #OpenWeStand movement, joining over 30 brands in contributing resources, tools and insights to help sustain entrepreneurs and the small and microbusinesses they operate during this challenging time.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, is looking for volunteers: individuals who have run the course of COVID-19, and whose immune system may have built up antibodies against this still mysterious disease.
Once we’re past the COVID-19 crisis, it’s likely that new efficiencies will be discovered and new infrastructure might already have been installed to run operations better. Michael Coretz, real estate advisor for Commercial Real Estate Group of Tucson, shares some of the ways that he believes Tucson commercial space will be used differently.