EMC Insurance Companies News

Iowa High-Rise Project Uncertain After Property Swap with Insurer

The developer of an $88 million high-rise project in downtown Des Moines has announced plans to trade the land to an insurance company in exchange for a portion of a downtown property. Blackbird Investments’ announcement leaves the future of its …

Markel, EMC Join Global Insurance Accelerator to Assist Startups

Markel and EMC Insurance Companies have invested in the Global Insurance Accelerator, a business accelerator focused on developing innovative insurance-centric startups. The GIA launched in 2013 modeled on technology accelerators where seed funding and business assistance is provided to startups …

Armed Employees Could Cost Kansas Schools Insurance

The company that insures most of Kansas’ school districts says it won’t provide coverage for districts that allow armed employees on school premises. EMC Insurance Companies has told its agents not to offer or renew policies for Kansas school districts …

EMC Insurance Launches New School Safety Initiative

Des Moines, Iowa-based EMC Insurance Companies is partnering with SafeSchools to create safer learning environments for its insured schools. Schools insured by EMC will now have complimentary access to SafeSchools Training, a web-based safety training and compliance management system specifically …