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Jared Jackson receives Power Broker Award

PENSACOLA, Fla., November 1, 2021: CoStar Group, Inc., a leader in data and analytics in the commercial real estate industry, recently announced its Q3 2021 Power Broker Award Quarterly Deal recipients.  Quarterly Power Broker Awards recognize notable brokers and their top deals every quarter, based

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Coverage in action: cyber liability insurance

As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability insurance policy continues to grow. The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a remarkable increase in the potential exposures facing businesses.

The Risks of Air BnB & Home Sharing

Just a few years ago, taking a trip involved contacting travel agencies, booking hotel rooms and making plans far in advance. Today, however, smartphones and the internet have helped create new sharing services that allow homeowners to connect with travelers and rent out their homes,

U.S. Commercial Premiums Continue to Cool, but Cyber Rates Soar

Premiums for commercial property and casualty (P&C) insurance lines once again increased in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021, led by a 25.5% jump in cyber. Q2 marked the 15th consecutive quarter of U.S. commercial P&C premium increases—8.3% across all-sized accounts, according to The Council

Chris Cobb Attains CPM Qualification

IREM Next-Gen CPM Leaders is a talent management initiative that fast tracks a class of young professionals through the CPM program, providing supplemental leadership training. In addition to training exceptional property managers, the program is also intended to create a sense of community and camaraderie

Lumber prices are falling – what it means for construction projects

With the lumber price index falling 23% from its peak in May, builders have completed more single-family and multifamily housing units in July than in either of the previous two months.  Lumber was the first material to drop significantly in price this summer. Other materials