Starting off 2023, contractors are still dealing with concerning trends from 2022. This report outlines those trends and identifies new areas to keep your eyes on.

We strive to keep contractors abreast of current conditions and trends, and provide our suggestions on how you can alleviate that pain or better prepare. The following nine trends are areas we see impacting insurance and risk management in the construction industry:

  1. Continued construction labor shortages
  2. Easing supply chain disruption and price volatility
  3. Modular and prefabricated construction
  4. 3D printing
  5. Rising Property insurance and Casualty insurance rates
  6. Subcontractor instability, and bond and subcontractor default insurance (SDI) claims
  7. Cyber risks
  8. Concerns around Property insurance and Professional Liability insurance capacity
  9. Occupational fraud in construction
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