Browsing Month 'April, 2012'


Join us every Tuesday for an Insiders look at the south Florida Commercial Real Estate market.   Each week we feature a leading South Florida Commercial Real Estate Insider to share their market knowledge and predictions. Join us every Tuesday at 8:30am for a 30 minute talk. May Schedule May 1:  Wiliam Holly, Executive Director […]


By Scott Blake, Miami Today If you own a business or are in charge of paying the insurance bills at your office, chances are you already know what the experts are saying: expect single-digit rate increases this year for most lines of commercial insurance.    Property insurance rates for businesses are anticipated to rise in 2012 an […]


 The original underwriting slip for the Titanic, courtesy of Lloyd’s Following on from yesterday’s 100 year anniversary of the Titanic disaster, Rachel Wilkinson, Operations Manager, Willis Marine, discusses how Willis was at the heart of an unprecedented claims process, and considers the changes in the marine insurance market over the century. “Even bigger, even faster, […]


 By Brian Ruane, CPCU Energy prices, climate change, public relations considerations and economic opportunity are driving the real estate industry toward environmentally focused — or green — construction and retrofitting techniques. The insurance marketplace is reacting, and insurance buyers need to be aware of emerging responsibilities and opportunities. The world is going green. The signs […]