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PROPERTY INSURANCE


As the world's leader in property risk management, Marsh's Property Practice offers superior insurance-market insight, global resources, and technical expertise to help clients face the world of property risk successfully.


As the world's leader in property risk management, Marsh's Property Practice offers superior insurance-market insight, global resources, and technical expertise to help clients face the world of property risk successfully.

With hundreds of dedicated property professionals serving nearly half of Fortune 500 companies, Marsh offers unmatched advice and transactional capabilities. Our property risk specialists provide personalized service and act as our clients' advocates to the insurance market.

Marsh has specialized property expertise in every business and industry that impacts our clients. Our professionals do more than just complete insurance transactions — we work closely with clients to identify the full spectrum of their business's property exposures and to provide the solutions that help them to avoid, mitigate, or transfer your risk. Marsh offers property coverage solutions tailored to clients' specific needs and strategic goals, helping them to maximize their protection and minimize total cost of risk, regardless of  the organization’s size or location.

We continually analyze trends that could impact clients' programs and risk profiles. We inform clients of trends affecting their industries and explain the coverages, policies, and endorsements that make up their programs. With the largest pool of current and timely data available in the industry, the Property Practice provides relevant market data and benchmarking reports. Customized reports are tailored to each client’s specific industry, size and risk characteristics, and provide the most relevant information to improve strategic and tactical decision-making.
Marsh Risk Management Research
2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report
April 21, 2014  |  Views: 965 |  Comments: 0 
2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report
Uncertainty around renewal of the federal insurance terrorism backstop, set to expire December 31, 2014, has affected the availability and price of insurance.  >>
US Insurance Market Report 2014
February 07, 2014  |  Views: 6585 |  Comments: 0 
US Insurance Market Report 2014
US commercial property insurance prices stabilized for many organizations in 2013 as a significant surplus of capital among insurers and reinsurers kept competition high.  >>

Additional Thought Leadership
Do the Math Before You Buy Insurance
April 22, 2014  |  Views: 71 |  Comments: 0 
Do the Math Before You Buy Insurance
Writing at CFO.com, Claude Yoder and Dave Heppen discuss the role of analytics in determining how much insurance coverage to buy.  >>
Enhanced Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulatory Enforcement May Increase Fines and Penalties
April 10, 2014  |  Views: 649 |  Comments: 0 
Enhanced Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulatory Enforcement May Increase Fines and Penalties
More US jurisdictions are adopting regulations authorizing fines of up to US$1000 per violation.  >>
Ten Steps to Prepare for and Respond to Earthquakes
April 03, 2014  |  Views: 1502 |  Comments: 0 
Ten Steps to Prepare for and Respond to Earthquakes
Though earthquakes are impossible ot predict, there are several steps you can take to mitigate the risk.  >>
Webcast: Risk Management 101—Casualty, Property, and Financial & Professional Risk
March 21, 2014  |  Views: 6290 |  Comments: 2 
Webcast: Risk Management 101—Casualty, Property, and Financial & Professional Risk
An introductory webcast series covering the fundamentals of building a competitive insurance program.  >>
Webcast: US Education Insurance Market Update (Replay)
March 18, 2014  |  Views: 3151 |  Comments: 1 
Webcast: US Education Insurance Market Update (Replay)
Panelists provided a review of the 2013 insurance conditions for higher education, primary, and secondary schools as well as a look ahead at what to expect throughout 2014.  >>
World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2014
January 16, 2014  |  Views: 11862 |  Comments: 0 
World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2014
Top global risks include fiscal crises in key economies, unemployment, water crises, and income disparity   >>
Noncertified Terrorism Insurance: Avoiding Coverage Gaps
November 04, 2013  |  Views: 12639 |  Comments: 0 
Noncertified Terrorism Insurance: Avoiding Coverage Gaps
Noncertified terrorism insurance covers acts costing less than $5 million in aggregate losses; insureds need to be aware of coverage exclusions.  >>
Update on Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization
October 25, 2013  |  Views: 14769 |  Comments: 0 
Update on Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization
Marsh has taken several steps to advance debate about the future of The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA), the federal terrorism insurance backstop prog...  >>
Marsh Insights: Property, Fall 2013
October 16, 2013  |  Views: 10681 |  Comments: 0 
Marsh Insights: Property, Fall 2013
The Fall 2013 edition of Marsh Insights: Property covers the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, rising flood insurance premiums, the benefit of knowing business ...  >>
Avoid the Complacency Trap With a Strategic Review of Property Risks
October 09, 2013  |  Views: 15293 |  Comments: 0 
Avoid the Complacency Trap With a Strategic Review of Property Risks
A strategic reviewing, or second opinion of your property insurance program can help you to find new, more efficient ways of transferring and managing risks.  >>
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Best Practices for Property Programs within Forestry & Integrated Wood Products
Views: 15111 |  Comments: 0 
Best Practices for Property Programs within Forestry & Integrated Wood Products
The Forest Products Practice has benchmarked best practices extensively on property and casualty programs, in addition to a variety of other risk management topics.   >>
Master Trust Program
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Master Trust Program
Master trust is a broad, comprehensive property and liability insurance program that provides coverage for a financial institution's personal trust real estate exposures.   >>
Benchmarking Services
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Benchmarking Services
The Benchmarking Portal's growing database contains information on more than insurance policies covering $US75 billion in placements.  >>
Boiler and Machinery
Views: 14988 |  Comments: 0 
Boiler and Machinery
Equipment Integrity & Reliability (EIR) is a broad service that extends beyond the focus of traditional boiler and machinery risk issues.  >>
Catastrophe (CAT) Modeling
Views: 4959 |  Comments: 0 
Catastrophe (CAT) Modeling
We employ high quality data to reduce uncertainty and negotiate the right insurance premium.  >>
Entertainment & Media: Money and Securities Crime Package
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Entertainment & Media: Money and Securities Crime Package
This coverage provides for actual physical loss of funds during a production (i.e. petty cash) against robbery, theft, embezzlement, or forgery of checks, etc.   >>
Entertainment & Media: Negative Film and Videotape Insurance
Views: 15173 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Entertainment & Media: Negative Film and Videotape Insurance
This covers "all risks" associated with physical loss, or damage to, or destruction of the negative film, computer generated images or sound, videotape or soundtrack.   >>
Entertainment & Media: Props, Sets, and Wardrobe
Views: 14615 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Entertainment & Media: Props, Sets, and Wardrobe
Coverage for owned property and the property of others on an "all risk" basis, worldwide, while used or planning to be used in connection with the production.  >>
Entertainment & Media: Railroad Protective Liability Insurance
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Entertainment & Media: Railroad Protective Liability Insurance
Provides coverage that protects a railroad company against claims arising in connection with the use of their property.  >>
Equipment Maintenance
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Equipment Maintenance
Equipment maintenance (EM) management can help business managers analyze, control, and reduce their total equipment maintenance costs.  >>
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April 22, 2014  |  Views: 291
New Marsh Survey Report Confirms Need for TRIPRA Reauthorization
A new report released today by Marsh confirms that demand for terrorism insurance remains strong and the existence of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIP...  >>
February 07, 2014  |  Views: 2256
Favorable US Insurance Market Conditions Expected in 2014: Marsh
The ample capacity and competition that helped temper firming of US commercial insurance rates in 2013 is expected to continue into 2014, barring higher than expected catastrophe l...  >>
February 05, 2014  |  Views: 1832
Global Insurance Pricing Declines in Fourth Quarter: Marsh
US only region with higher overall renewal rates.  >>
January 07, 2014  |  Views: 2584
Marsh Launches Habitational Real Estate Property Insurance Facility
Recent high severity events, coupled with a challenging economic environment and major updates to catastrophe models, have caused insurers to raise prices and tighten underwriting ...  >>
December 18, 2013  |  Views: 1894
US Property Insurance Rates Continue to Soften Through Third Quarter 2013: Marsh
For the first nine months of 2013, US property rates are down on average 1.1% for firms with total insured values (TIV) of more than $5 billion and down 0.1% for firms with TIVs of...  >>
December 03, 2013  |  Views: 2606
Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Cambridge Property & Casualty
Acquisition expands MMA's capabilities in Michigan  >>
September 19, 2013  |  Views: 4188
Marsh & McLennan Companies Urges Lawmakers to Reauthorize Terrorism Risk Insurance Act during US House of Representatives Hearing
Testimony illustrates demand for terrorism coverage remains strong.  >>
July 31, 2013  |  Views: 3054
Global Insurance Rates Decline in Most Regions
Marsh Risk Management Global Insurance Index declines for first time.  >>
April 30, 2013  |  Views: 3396
Marsh Report: Demand for Terrorism Coverage Remains Strong
Federal reinsurance program continues to stabilize terrorism insurance market.  >>
April 17, 2013  |  Views: 3405
Global Insurance Rate Firming Continues in Q1
Marks fifth consecutive quarterly rise, though at a slower pace  >>
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Contacts
Duncan Ellis
U.S. Property Practice Leader
New York NY United States
212 345 3183
duncan.c.ellis@marsh.com