Home > Construction Insurance Construction Insurance Brokers Do you run a business in the construction sector? Then you need professional insurance brokers by your side. Home > Construction Insurance Construction Insurance Brokers Do you run a business in the construction sector? Then you need professional insurance brokers by your side. What is Construction Insurance? Whether you’re an owner-builder, contractor, or a company overseeing multiple construction projects, securing the right insurance coverage is paramount.Cowden, your trusted Australian insurance broker experts, are here to provide a comprehensive Construction Insurance solution tailored to your specific needs.A Construction Insurance policy can cover a range of exposures so it’s important to find the right cover to provide protection during the construction period and protect your business against any legal liability claims which arise as a result of the construction project. It’s essential cover for anyone in the construction industry. What’s Covered? Construction Insurance has two key sections: 1 Cover for Material Loss or Damage during Construction Physical loss or damage to the works under construction, including materials either at the construction site or stored off-site.It also contains protection against any property damage incurred.At Cowden, we can help you find the policy that best meets your needs. Key benefits you can select under this section: A broad definition of what constitutes plant, tools, and equipment, enabling you to obtain more cover for an extended range of items The option to extend the cover period to include any commissioning or testing phase The ability to add the removal of debris following an insured event Cover that extends to any structures that exist on the site before you commence the work Cover for value of materials supplied by the principal over and above the contract value Additional sum insured benefit for variations and escalation costs including inflation costs. Professional fees associated with reinstating damaged property and many more. 2 Cover for Public and Products Liability Cover for your legal liabilities in relation to the contract works during and after the construction project.For example, third party injury and/or damage to property, injury to other contractors working at the site. Specific benefits available under this section include: The ability to extend your cover to include contractors and subcontractors while working on the site Protection against public liability claims relating to the specific construction project or your business activities Protection against losses arises from various personal injury claims Cover for liability arising from products or property in your care, custody or control Why choose us as your Construction Insurance Broker We are proud to be one of the leading insurance brokerage companies in Australia, providing nationwide services to the construction industry. When you choose Cowden as your Construction Insurance broker, you will benefit from our extensive experience and unwavering commitment within your industry. We work closely with renowned insurance companies and underwriting agencies. You can rest assured that you will have access to a wide array of top-tier coverage options.We can assist if you are a civil contractor, licensed builder, consultant, property developer, subcontractor, tradesperson, or anyone else involved in construction. Our team has significant insights into suitable protection required for your business, including those spanning the civil, industrial, commercial and residential sectors. When you come to us, you’ll get specific advice based on an appraisal of your project and the niche you serve.Our brokers help you choose the right cover for your business.For more information on how to find the right Construction Insurance coverage, do not hesitate to reach out to our professional insurance brokers across Australia. CONTACT US Cowden Insurance Brokers Trusted by Thousands Our ability to consistently find the correct solution based on our clients needs has built the trust and loyalty that thousands of Australians have in us. 50 Years of Experience Cowden Limited was founded in 1972 and through growth and acquisition has become a major force in the Australian insurance market. Strong Referral Record 95% of new business is by-way-of referrals from our satisfied clients. Protecting your Company’s Balance Sheet with the Most Economical Solutions We use cutting-edge technology to give you the most cost effective insurance solution. We are Licensed Insurance Advisors Along with our 50 years of experience, we hold an Australian Financial Services Licence.Providing you with peace of mind that we have proven and authoritative service. We've got you Covered With offices in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, we will find the solution for your insurance needs. TESTIMONIALS Hear What Our Clients Have to Say "Thank you to Cowden for putting in place Strata Insurance for our properties. The effort put in by Karen Wilson in achieving this outcome was exceptional. Again many thanks to Karen and Cowden, we will be recommending your services”. - Dr. Mark Hagan "In speaking with Cowden Insurance Brokers I have learnt so much about insurance including how important it is as a tenant that you have Contents Insurance. I am more than happy to recommend your fantastic services." - Jan Eriksen "Cowden Insurance Brokers help was incredible! They tailored my insurance for my personal needs. The team was so friendly and helpful, and answered all of my questions and concerns, highly recommend!" - Alice McKenna "Thank you for quickly arranging insurance for me, great work from the team at Cowden Insurance Brokers” - Rob Gillies "Great service, managed to beat all quotes/policies I previously had which I personally managed. I highly recommend Cowden Insurance Brokers”. - Zac Hillier "Great service from some equally great people. If you are looking for someone to look out for your interests by getting the best insurance at a great price, then these people are the ones to see”. - Sharon Setton Frequently Asked Questions What types of businesses can benefit from Construction Insurance? Construction Insurance, also known as Contract Works Insurance, are specifically designed policies for the construction industry. This includes contractors, builders, owner-builders, and companies managing multiple projects. Can I customise the coverage for Construction Insurance? Yes, as an expert Construction Insurance broker, we can help you find customisable Construction Insurance policies that allow you to tailor your coverage to align precisely with your specific needs and preferences. How do I lodge a Construction Insurance claim? At your first opportunity contact us. If you’ve misplaced your broker’s contact information, you can locate it on our website’s location page. We will be there every step of the way. We will help you notify the insurer, collate and submit the right paperwork and see it through to the end of the claim. How do I get started with construction insurance? Getting started is simple. Contact our experienced team of insurance brokers to discuss your construction insurance needs and receive a personalised quote. We’ll guide you through the process, help you choose the right coverage, and give you peace of mind knowing that your construction projects are well-protected.