Hospitality Blog

May 2020

The Main Street Lending Program

05/21/2020   |   BY Joseph Y. Wang

Due to significant regulatory updates and changes made to the Main Street Lending Program, the prior post has been rendered... Read More »

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Electronic Hearing for the Massachusetts Business Interruption Insurance Act Scheduled for May 21, 2020

05/19/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

In lieu of a public hearing, the Joint Committee on Financial Services, Chaired by Senate Chair James T. Welch, D-Hampton, and House Chair... Read More »

What the Hospitality Industry Should Know About New Regulations and Guidance for the CARES Act

05/14/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) continues to issue new guidance and regulations pertaining to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) at... Read More »

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Don’t Panic’: Boston CRE Pros Give Pandemic Investment Advice

05/11/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, was... Read More »

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Brief Update on the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)

05/07/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

In our May 6, 2020 blog post on the CARES Act, we mentioned that a PPP borrower may repay a... Read More »

Joshua M. Bowman speaks to the state of the hospitality and commercial real estate industries in back-to-back webinars

05/07/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, chair of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group, joined Stephen Davis of The Davis Companies and Ben Sayles... Read More »

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Insureds Struggle to Cover Business Losses from Virus

05/07/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, was quoted... Read More »

What the Hospitality Industry Should Know About New Regulations and Guidance for the CARES Act

05/06/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

Below is a brief synopsis of some of the recent regulations and guidance pertaining to the CARES Act, which the... Read More »

Brief Update on the Massachusetts Business Interruption Act (“Mass BI Act”)

05/05/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

Here is a brief update on the Massachusetts Business Interruption Insurance Act (the “Mass BI Act”). Since our last Client... Read More »

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Somerville restaurant owner wants support for business interruption insurance bill

05/05/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, was... Read More »

Recent Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)

05/04/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

There is finally some good news for owners of hotels and restaurants trying to navigate their way through the PPP.... Read More »

Joshua M. Bowman leads MCLE webinar on counseling the hospitality industry through the COVID-19 crisis

05/03/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, lead... Read More »