Category: Commercial

Commercial
// September 12, 2016

The gaming phenomenon known as the escape room first appeared in Japan in 2007. Since then, the social play experience has become widespread across the world. In March of 2016, the Boston Globe reported an astounding 3,900 percent increase in the industry from 2014-2015 alone. Now, escape rooms can be found in almost every major…

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Commercial
// September 12, 2016

According to IBISworld, there are more than 1.4 million people working in over 250,000 hair salons or barber shops in the U.S.  In order to be profitable in such a competitive marketplace, many salons now offer an expansive list of complementary services. In addition, more than 50 percent of the salons operate on a rental…

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Commercial
// June 9, 2016

“Eat local. Shop small.” Small towns and cities post these signs to promote small businesses, and a small business can’t get any smaller than a concessionaire or vendor. These business owners work independently to sell anything from hot dogs in Central Park to homemade jewelry at a craft fair in Austin. Across the country, we…

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Commercial
// June 9, 2016

From the luxury high rises of New York City to the seasonal condominium units in sunny Florida, residential condominiums dominate many areas of the U.S. The New York Times called 2015 the “Year of the Condo in New York City,” estimating at least 6,500 new condominium units across more than 100 buildings in that year…

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Commercial
// April 28, 2016

Being the owner of a small janitorial services company can be hard. While the International Janitorial Cleaning Services Association claims that this is a $94.5 billion industry that employed 2,360,600 people in the U.S. in 2014, the smaller companies are not getting the biggest piece of that pie. In the U.S., 765,000 small janitorial operations…

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Commercial
// April 28, 2016

If your customer is operating a business, the need for primary insurance coverage is evident; however, how often do you reach beyond that coverage request and provide a customer with a quote for excess or umbrella coverage? In our litigious world, liability suits brought against business and building owners are only increasing. A simple slip and…

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