Builders Risk Online Application
The Builders Risk application will take only a few minutes to complete. Before you get started, you will want to have certain information nearby in order to simplify the application process.

ABOUT Builders risk:  “What you need to know about builders risk “-Residential Builders Risk provides coverage for building materials, scaffolding, and construction forms while stored on the job site. - Also covers...

  • Specific limit for materials stored temporarily at an off site location. Higher limits can be purchased. - Covers property in transit, removal expenses, fire department service charges and outdoor trees, shrubs and plants. -Policy automatically includes profit, with an option to exclude if desired.
  • Specialty Claims service included


Q. Does Great American have any product that will help me in my Green Building endeavors?
A. Yes, we are well informed with the changing market place heading toward more green building. we can provide coverage through our Green Builder Endorsement.  (Please ask your agent for applicable details)

Q. I am a larger builder do you have any other options beyond a single policy?
A. Yes, we do have reporting and annual audit policies that are more suited for higher volume. ( Please ask your agent about these options.) 

Q. I build renovation projects is this something that Great American can take a look at?
A. Yes it is, please contact your agent for more details for this type of account along with your other insurance needs.  

Q. I am a member of NYSBA, I see that Great American is the endorsed company for Builders Risk, what does this mean for me?

Information You Will Need to Complete the Builders Risk Application
Make sure you have the following information handy before starting the application process:

  • Full name and address of the Company.
  • Location, including construction type.
  • The amount of coverage you wish to purchase, including or excluding profit.

NOTE: If you have any questions at any time, call us at the phone number indicated above.

Purchasing Coverage
Once you have assembled the required information and are ready to begin the application process, click the "Get An Insurance Quote" button below. The application should take about five minutes to complete.