Posts by StempleCrites

StempleCrites published in Insurance Research Letter

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For the Insured; it’s more than just a Premium Calculation. “Rate x (the importance of accurate insurable) Value” Simplicity states that insurance premiums for commercial properties are set by this unassuming equation: R x V = Premium. R, Rate, a numerical value, which correlates to the perceived level of risk inherent to a specific property. …

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StempleCrites to be an exhibitor at RIMS 2018

RIMS 2018 Annual conference exhibition

StempleCrites is excited to be attending the RIMS 2018 annual conference in San Antonio from April 16th to the 18th.  Come by booth 539 to catch up and learn more about our services. RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition is the premier event for the risk management community.  It is not only the largest exhibition…

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Dubai unveils world’s first 3-D-printed office building

Dive Brief: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Dubai, inaugurated Dubai’s first fully operational 3-D-printed office building this week, according to 3DPrint.com. All elements of the 2,000-square-foot building were 3-D-printed — including the furniture — with a 20-foot high, 120-foot long and 40-foot wide 3-D printer with a…

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Rainier Square Tower’s Composite Steel Frame Called a Game-Changer

A team in earthquake-prone Seattle is daring to deliver an 850-ft-tall “proof of concept” for a composite structural-steel frame, instead of a steel frame around a reinforced concrete core. For the players, it’s not just about eliminating concrete’s bedeviling rebar congestion and potentially dangerous jump forms. And it’s not just about keeping ironworkers and concrete…

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New year, new dress code?

Although this article is targeted to golfers, it makes us think about our new firm, how we present ourselves in the “business world”, and standards for our employees.  What’s your dress code?    

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StempleCrites presenting at RIMS Risk Forum – Middle East

Mark is honored to be selected to present at the upcoming RIMS Risk Forum – Middle East, 11-12 December at the Hyatt Regency Creek Dubai Heights in Dubai, UAE.  His session topic is, “More Assets to Insure:  Best Practices for Developing Appropriate Property Damage Values, Avoiding Gaps and being Over or Under-insured​.”    

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Atlanta’s First Modular Apartments To Open Downtown

For the first time, an Atlanta apartment building will be constructed in a factory far away, shipped to the city and assembled in an effort to build more affordable housing by cutting down on construction costs. Place Properties is set to develop the prefabricated apartment project in Downtown Atlanta, on land adjacent to the former…

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Harvey will hammer Texas’ already stretched building industry

Texas’ already tight housing market is going to feel a bigger pinch as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The damage from the storm will add to shortages of labor and push up prices on building materials as Gulf Coast communities recover. Thousands of homes and apartments were either destroyed or damaged as Harvey moved inland…

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Insurer wins tornado damage dispute

The Cincinnati Insurance Co. has prevailed in litigation with a policyholder over the value of a claim in connection with a building destroyed by a tornado. On Dec. 31, 2010, a tornado destroyed a building leased as a medical imaging facility in Sunset Hills, Missouri, owned by the St. Louis-based Olga Despotis Trust, according to…

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