Retail

Rental income insights for commercial lenders and investors

One of the challenges facing commercial real estate is the difficulty in finding the granular level of assessment required to determine rental income risk. Rental income is essential to determining...

The high frequency of fires in grocery and convenience stores

According to the December 2015, report Structure Fires in Stores and Other Mercantile Properties published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), grocery and convenience stores have th...

Risk reduction through marketing

Personal lines auto insurers are always looking for ways to provide added value to customers while also reducing risk — something to keep the marketing and underwriting departments happy. For an au...

Shedding light on opaque financials

As a director for Verisk Commercial Real Estate, I hear many stories — some successful, some not-so-successful. In the commercial real estate industry, our clients and customers run into numerous...

Cargo and Retail Theft: Three Insights for Insurers

At the Verisk Insurance Solutions 2013 Risk Symposium next month, Jason Trigg, CEO of the Cardinal Group, and I will discuss cargo and retail theft, the implications for insurers, and how best to...