2012 is delivering a sense of growing optimism for the housing industry – a welcomed relief to a market that has been troubled in recent years.
See our full feature on the housing market.
The technology industry has been a growing sector in today’s economic environment and many insurers are responding by developing new products to cover cyber related exposures.
Data breaches have been in the news almost constantly and businesses and insurers are paying attention.
Green homes accounted for 17 percent of the overall residential construction market in 2011. And the trend of going green isn’t expected to stop.
By 2016, green homes are expected to grow to between 29 percent and 38 percent of the market, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) recently released “Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study.”
Healthcare is one of the country’s largest industries. Annual spending on healthcare in the U.S. tops $2.6 trillion, more than 16 percent of the U.S. economy. While healthcare spending has leveled off the past few years, the industry remains a significant segment of the economy.
As one of the largest industries, healthcare provides 14.3 million jobs. Ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related.