U.S. Construction Insurance Market: Expect Higher Prices, Increased Security

Denise GillinConstruction, Insurance, News

By Sedat Kunt for ConstructionExec.com

From a shortage of skilled workers to supply chain disruptions to the spiraling cost of essential materials, construction companies face substantial pressures. These risks come at the same time as insurance prices are rising and securing coverage is more challenging, threatening the profitability, and even the viability, of certain projects.

Insurance pricing in the U.S. and globally, on average, has been increasing for several quarters. As insurers increase scrutiny on all applications—including extensions—companies in the construction industry are experiencing longer placement and renewal timelines and requests from underwriters for additional information.

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