Terror insurance coverage concerns felt by New York property owners

Terrorism Risk Insurance industry

The commercial real estate market in NYC is concerned about the upcoming expiry of the TRIA. New York City’s commercial real estate market is now facing worries about a threat that could shake its stability, when federal terror insurance reaches its expiry date in 2014. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act was enacted in 2002 and uses taxpayer dollars to cover these disasters. The act was put into place the year following 9/11 and uses American taxpayer funds to provide protection for private insurers so that they can offer terror insurance…

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