Premier construction company ramps up efforts to improve insurance appraisal process for property owners

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) joins Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association, Inc. (IAUA). IAUA assists in the enactment of laws and regulations pertaining to insurance appraisers and umpires that are enacted by the U.S. Government, the Florida Legislature and/or the Department of Financial Services. IAUA improves the understanding of the insurance appraisal process by educating umpires, appraisers, government bodies, and other interested parties surrounding case law, proposed legislation and member professional experience. IAUA provides ongoing networking, education and universal forms and procedures to facilitate the expedient and proper handling of insurance appraisals.

VCGFL has over 20 years of experience in residential and commercial construction and restoration and specializes in hurricane, hail, and tornado repairs, fire, flood, wind and water damage mitigation and remediation. VCGFL provides full-scope repairs throughout Florida including general contractor services, roofing and entire rebuilds from top to bottom including interiors, exteriors, drywall, kitchens, bathrooms, floors, electric, HVAC.

“We’re honored to join IAUA. We’re dedicated to continually providing the best level of service to property owners. We are committed to ongoing education and networking with leading organizations,” says Stephen Shanton, CEO and president of Venture Construction Group of Florida.

IAUA is a non-profit organization formed to establish and maintain the highest level of professional standards and services for the purposes of protecting the rights of the insured and insurers in the Appraisal process. Membership is limited to individuals of good character who fulfill all requirements of the IAUA as set forth in the bylaws of the IAUA.

About Venture Construction Group of Florida

Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in industrial/ commercial projects, VCGFL assists property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels and business complexes with general contractor services, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. VCGFL won the prestigious Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, and is the proud recipient of the FRSA S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL carries the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Windstorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council. VCGFL is a proud member of Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA), Restoration Industry Association (RIA), Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB), Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at

About Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association, Inc. (IAUA)

The Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association, Inc. (IAUA) has been formed to establish and maintain the highest level of professional standards and services for the purposes of protecting the rights of the insured and insurers in the Appraisal process. IAUA’s purpose and objectives are to establish and organize Insurance Appraisers and Insurance Umpires to better serve the interests of all parties in a fair and equitable manner while maintaining the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct. Learn more at

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