The Pittsburgh Restaurant Association says it’s looking to add a new insurance company that would cover property damage from a major winter storm.
The new company, called RealtyTrac, will provide the insurance for restaurants that are impacted by a major weather event, such as a tornado or a mudslide, according to a press release.
The company’s goal is to cover $1 million per day, or $100 million per year, in property damage in the Pittsburgh area, the release says.
The association is looking for someone who has experience in property insurance, as well as people who are willing to work from home, according the release.
RealtyTrace has a website where it will post a list of eligible locations, the association said.
A company called Bluebird has a similar service that covers other types of damage, the statement said.
The Pittsburgh Restaurant Insurance Association is looking to hire a full-time, experienced agent, and to provide a 24-hour phone and online contact information for members, according a press conference from RealtyTrack’s CEO and President, Mark McAlpine.
McAlpine said the association is working with RealtyTracker, a company that has been operating in the region since 2016, to bring Realtytrac to Pittsburgh.
He said Bluebird and Realty Tracker have a common mission and have a relationship of trust.
Reality Check, another company, has operated in Pittsburgh since 2016 and is working to expand its coverage, according McAlpin.
Realtrack is seeking to hire an insurance agent, McAlpenys spokesman said.
Bluebird, Realtrack and Reality Check are not related, he said.
Reclaim the Streets, which has operated for about a decade in Pittsburgh, is seeking a full time insurance agent to operate the website, according its statement.
Realscope, which provides property damage insurance, said it has received several offers, including a partial-time agent, but is currently working on an offer for full-timers.