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Insurance for the construction industry  

Construction is a complex business. Large construction projects offer significant opportunities as well as a multitude of business, operational and event risks. Our construction insurance specialists are here to provide you with advice to ensure you get the right insurance coverage. They assess your specific needs and the risks associated with each construction project and contracting operation.

Who needs construction insurance?

Whether you are a multinational company or a local contractor, our 40 years’ experience in construction and engineering, and our proven success on large-scale projects, is relevant to your business. 

We work with owners and contractors on an annual and single project basis. We operate across sectors and our clients include:

  • builders
  • property developers
  • commercial construction firms
  • civil engineering contractors
  • expert tradespeople

We’re there at all key stages of the construction project to provide our support and expertise. 

Construction insurance specialists

Our construction brokers have extensive experience in placing construction insurance. We also draw on the expertise of other Crombie Lockwood specialists including environmental, professional indemnity, liability, and credit and surety, ensuring you receive the most suitable, comprehensive insurance cover possible for your business. We work collaboratively with all project stakeholders including estimators, legal teams, finance, subcontractors and the insurance market on your behalf to deliver a bespoke insurance programme. We offer:

  • Support throughout the construction lifecycle
  • Policies available on an annual and single basis
  • 40 years’ experience in construction across New Zealand
  • International insurance partners for unique, needs-based NZ building insurance solutions
  • One dedicated team of construction broking experts located throughout New Zealand
  • Local client advocacy and claims team

Managing construction risks

Construction projects are facing increasing challenges, with tighter margins, skilled labour shortages, and onerous contract conditions. Our construction brokers works with clients to ensure they are adequately protected with the right insurance policies, and don't accept unnecessary or uninsurable risks.

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