Category Archives: Property & Casualty

OSHA’s New Silica Rule for Construction

There is a new OSHA standard to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and other minerals and it can become respirable size particles when workers chip, cut and drill objects that contain crystalline silica. About two million construction workers are exposed to this […]

6 Types of Insurance Needed to Protect a Business

If you are an entrepreneur thinking about starting up your own business, you will be exposed to a variety of risks. Even before you hire an employee, you are at risk, which is why insurance is important. Without the right coverage, a start-up business could be wiped out before it even gets off the ground. […]

Get the Most Tax Savings with Cost Segregation

If you are a contractor, chances are you are always looking for ways to standout in the market as you bid for new business. Consider offering cost segregation as part of your bid: cost segregation can save your clients thousands of dollars in taxes and it can be easily included as part of your construction […]

8 Tips for Businesses to Save Money on Air Conditioning

Hot days of summer require energy-draining air conditioning to keep residents and employees comfortable. The cost to cool your building can be pricey but business owners can reduce energy costs and system failures by performing seasonal maintenance on their own. These are nine things business owners can do on their own to save money on […]

The Risks of Smart Buildings in the Construction Industry

Going green is becoming a gold standard in the construction industry. Now that we are seeing more smart buildings in commercial construction, builders, building owners, workers and insurers are dealing with new technologies and risks. Since it is new, it is hard to determine if smart buildings are better in the long run. The new […]

Join Construction Industry Experts at Our Next CEO/CFO Roundtable

AssuredPartners NL has partnered with MCM CPAs & Advisors and construction industry experts, Lee Smither and Rick Ciullo, for a CEO/CFO Construction Roundtable, Tuesday, May 9. Topics will include: Insights into the construction industry’s complex business challenges Mega Trends: Priorities for general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, architects and engineers in order to be successful Regional […]

How New Technology Tools Impact the Construction Industry

The construction industry is on the rise again this year with an expected five percent increase over 2016 numbers. The sections seeing the most upswing are single-family housing, commercial buildings and institutional buildings. As the industry rises, the need for sophisticated technology tools and techniques are needed to help contractors and developers prevent risk and loss. […]

Why Senior Living Communities are Going Green

Not only do senior living communities want to go green for the environment and the economic savings, the residents want to go green as well. Going green is becoming the new norm and will become the standard in the future.   Seniors who live in green communities enjoy the environmentally-friendly buildings as they offer airy spaces, […]

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