Builders’ Risk Insurance
Builders’ Risk or Course of Construction Insurance is used to cover all aspects of a new build or renovation project against things like loss or damage to materials to be used, work already completed or the existing structure, tools, equipment, site trailers, and more as well as to defend and cover you in case of a lawsuit.
Recommended Insurance for Builders
Property coverage for your office contents, tools and equipment, extra expense or other business interruption, crime and cyber expense coverage are recommended. If you are the project owner and not insured for these operations elsewhere the policy should also include Commercial General Liability coverage. Sewer Back up, Flood and Earthquake coverage at the jobsite are also a must.
Specialized Coverage for Builders
Additional coverage such as Equipment Breakdown, Soft Costs, Collapse, Environmental and Cyber liability may be recommended.