Builder’s risk insurance, also known as course of construction insurance, is a specialized type of property insurance that helps protect buildings under construction. It’s essential in helping protect construction projects, but can be complex and often misunderstood. However, having a properly structured builder’s risk insurance policy can be crucial. In fact, it will serve as the backbone of a successful risk management program.
Builder’s risk insurance helps protect construction projects from property damage due to fire, lightning, hail, explosions, theft, vandalism, acts of God, like hurricanes.
Who Needs Builder’s Risk Coverage?
Any person or company with a financial interest in the construction project needs builder’s risk insurance. Some common people you may want to include on your policy as insureds.