If you have a North Carolina Business, more than likely you have a need for some type of North Carolina Commercial Property Insurance Policy. It does not matter if you are you are a one person business, or employ thousands of workers. A North Carolina Commercial Insurance Policy will protect the investment(s) you have made in “physical asset” of your business. Whether your business owns a building, office equipment, tools, or contractor/production equipment; a NC Commercial Property Insurance Policy will protect your business from the loss associated with these types of assets.
When purchasing a NC Commercial Insurance Policy, the first thing to consider is how a loss would be settled. There are two methods of loss settlement: Replacement Cost & Actual Cash Value. The majority of all Commercial Property Insurance Policies in North Carolina are written with Replacement Cost Settlement, however, you will find Actual Cash Value Settlements when you are dealing with older items or hard to insure items. So…what is the difference?
NC Commercial Building Insurance was designed to protect a business from perhaps its largest asset(s), the building(s) the business owns. What would happen to your business if a disaster hit tomorrow and your building was destroyed? Whether you own an office building your business operates out of, a warehouse where your products are made and stored, or if you simply on property that you rent or lease to others, choosing the right Commercial Building insurance is crucial. What are some issues you need to consider?
A word of caution: Not all policies are created the same. When you are looking to insure your commercial property, understand what type of policy you are being quoted.
NC Business Personal Property Insurance was designed to protect a business from the loss of its business contents. What would happen to your business if a disaster hit tomorrow and every piece of office furniture, machinery, printer or computer were destroyed? What are some issues you need to consider?
When thinking about NC Business Personal Property Insurance, a business owner should take inventory of every item in your building should be considered when determining how much coverage to have. Often times, businesses under insure their business personal property simply by not understanding what they have.
When you think of “Inland Marine” coverage, you should think of “special items”. NC Commercial Inland Marine Coverage, provides property insurance for “special” items your business owns. What makes a piece of property special? From an insurance perspective, a special item has a quality or qualities which make it hard to cover under the NC Business Personal Property form of coverage. Most times, a special item is mobile. Now, mobility does not just mean that you could drive it down the street (though it could). Let’s look at a few examples of commercial property that should be covered on a Commercial Inland Marine Form: