Construction’s New Normal – One GC’s Experience Adapting to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Guest Speaker: Charlie Wilson, President & CEO at C.T. Wilson Construction CompanyInterviewed by: Betsy Bailey, NC Government Relations & Building DivisionWith the COVID-19 pandemic, everything has changed in business as well as our personal lives. We are living in a new reality of school closings and stay at home orders and right now, in NC anyway, only essential businesses are allowed to continue. Although construction has been deemed essential, it certainly doesn’t mean business as usual. So much has been disrupted with in-office and field operations in such a short amount of time, and this has been further compounded by many, daily unknowns. Managing and adapting to this ever-changing business environment, and the human impact it has on our employees and partnerships is difficult and requires careful, thoughtful decision-making.Hear Charlie Wilson, President & CEO of C.T. Wilson Construction Company, walk through how they have navigated the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on their projects and business, and adapted to respond to the changes while keeping the public and their employees as top priority.