Across the Southeast, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a variety of impacts for contractors, project owners and other industry firms as they deal with new policies and procedures for ensuring the health and safety of workers and their local communities. Collected below is the latest news and commentary about the pandemic’s impact on construction in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

ENR’s latest national updates on the coronavirus pandemic can be found here.

Region-by-region updates on the pandemic can be found here.


Florida Committed $283M to Adding Hospital Beds. Then They Weren't Needed.

Orlando Airport Scaling Back $3B Terminal

Mecklenburg County, N.C., Leaders Worry About COVID-19 Risks at Construction Sites

COVID-19 Outbreaks Reported on Construction Sites in Charlotte, N.C.

Four Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 at Charlotte Convention Center Construction Site

Big Revenue Drop Causes NCDOT to Furloughs Thousands of Employees

Under-Construction Student-Housing Complex Near University of Fla. Files for Bankruptcy

Universal Orlando’s New Epic Universe Theme Park Delayed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

After Cutting Workforce, Georgia Power Sticks to Current Vogtle Schedule


Pandemic Alters Landscape for Southeast Designers

In Atlanta, Miami Beach, Contractors Speed Delivery of COVID-19 Hospital Facilities

Charlotte Road Projects Delayed Due to COVID-19 Impact on NCDOT's Budget

Charlotte Mayor Urges Keeping MLS, Eastland Site on Track for 2021 Despite COVID-19

Georgia Power Cuts Vogtle Project Workforce Amid Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Robins & Morton Converting Miami Beach Convention Center Into COVID-19 Field Hospital

COVID Could Change Charlotte's Affordable Housing Strategy

Tempers Flare as Miami-Dade Construction Industry Takes Precautions but Stays Open

Miami-Dade Lets Construction Continue Amid COVID-19, But Some Cities Are Banning It

Deemed Essential, Construction Continues Across Charlotte, But Safety Concerns Remain

Univ. of S.C. Stadium Renovation to Continue Despite Coronavirus Shutdown


Miami-Dade Halts Construction Inspections After COVID-19 Spreads at Permit Center

Florida Gears Up for Coronavirus with Field Hositals

Tourism’s Tumble Halts Airline’s $420M Florida Resort Project

Coronavirus Now Infects 830 in Florida, 1 More Dead as State to Put Field Hospitals in South Florida

South Fla. Construction Sites Still Open, But Coronavirus Slowing Some Projects

How is Miami's Real Estate Industry Dealing With the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Orlando Utility's Power Plant Upgrade Triggers Employee Coronavirus Fears

What Could the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for the US Housing Market?

Design Review for Coral Gables Project Delayed by COVID-19

Coronavirus Staggers Orlando Airport as International Passengers Decline by Nearly 70%

Nashville's Construction Sector Faces Uncertainties From Coronavirus Pandemic

Allegiant Halts Construction On $420M Florida Resort Hotel

Can Atlanta’s development boom proceed as coronavirus shuts city down?