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10 Steps Restaurant Owners Should Take Now

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1. Maintain a HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENT Ensure adequate air circulation and post tips on how to stop the spread of germs. Promote hand and respiratory hygiene. Ensure wide availability of alcohol-based hand sanitizers (not just in places required by law). Provide sanitizing supplies for frequent cleaning of surfaces and equipment. Remind employees to report any … Read more

Top 10 Retail Podcasts

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There’s a lot to know about the retail industry. But other than going out and getting hands-on experience, where else can you go to learn? With podcasts, access to some of the most influential and successful voices in the industry is only a click away. We are truly in the information age when so much … Read more

CARES Act – What Business Owners Need To Know

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. Download The CARES Act Guide and Checklist Here Importantly, these loans may be … Read more

Paycheck Protection Program Loans – CARES Act

The program would provide cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to employers who maintain their payroll during this emergency. If employers maintain their payroll, the loans would be forgiven, which would help workers remain employed, as well as help affected small businesses and our economy to snap-back quicker after the crisis. PPP has … Read more

Small Business Tax Provisions

Employee Retention Credit for Employers Subject to Closure or Experiencing Economic Hardship This provision would provide a refundable payroll tax credit for 50 percent of wages paid by eligible employers to certain employees during the COVID-19 crisis. The credit is available to employers, including non-profits, whose operations have been fully or partially suspended as a … Read more

DLC Office Closure Communication In Response To COVID-19

At DLC, the health, safety and wellbeing of our team is of the utmost importance. We understand the concerns and uncertainty around the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we’re taking all necessary measures to keep our team safe and keep our business running smoothly. Our business continuity plan enables us to offer you uninterrupted service. … Read more

DLC Tenant Communication In Response To COVID-19

With the unprecedented spreading of COVID-19, the safety, health and well-being of our customers, associates, and communities are our primary concern. We’ve been closely monitoring how the virus is impacting our customers and the communities where our properties are located. We are following the guidance of experts such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) … Read more

Strategic Brand Partnerships

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What if there was a way to reach a target market you may not have been able to reach on your own? Brand partnerships can provide a way to do just that. A recent trend seen in retail is partnerships between brands that share similar target audiences. Two examples of recent brands that have paired … Read more

Get to Know Frederick, Maryland

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Countless attractions, delicious food, stimulating history, and affordability. These are the qualities that best describe one of DLC’s newest markets, Frederick, Maryland. Consisting  of around 65,000 residents, Frederick is located in the center of the rolling hills of Central Maryland. The rural city offers scenic views of farmland in every direction. Frederick has been recognized … Read more