Do You Need Alabama Builder's Risk Insurance?
What Builder's Risk Covers
Builders' Risk policies cover buildings or structures during the construction, renovation or repair process. While coverage is often tailored to meet the needs of each customer, the vast majority of policies also cover building materials destined to become a permanent part of the building or structure. This property is covered while in transit, at temporary storage locations and while stored at the job site.
Builders' Risk policies and coverages are an important insurance product within the construction industry because the vast majority of banks require evidence of Builders' Risk insurance prior to closing on a construction loan. In addition, two of the most frequently used construction contracts (the Association of General Contractors and the American Institute of Architects Contract for Construction) contain specific provisions outlining requirements for Builders' Risk insurance. Even without these requirements, few companies, if any, can afford to invest in construction without insurance protection.
Who Needs Builder's Risk?
Any business entity with a financial interest in property under construction, renovation or repair needs Builders' Risk insurance. Typical policyholders include:
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