Terrorism Risk Insurance Program an Industry Priority in 2014 

By: Aquiles Suarez, vice president of government affairs, NAIOP Winter 2013

The U.S. Capitol was consumed this fall with budget showdowns, government shutdowns and legislative gridlock. As a result, public policy issues of importance to the commercial real estate industry — including the future direction of tax policy, energy legislation and transportation funding — have been left unresolved. As we move into 2014, we can add to this list of unfinished business another item: renewal of the federal terrorism risk insurance program.