Trends, strategies and practices to protect real estate assets from catastrophic events.
May 29, 2019
Global Investors Focus on Future-Proofing Their Portfolios
The resilience of property portfolios to environmental stresses is a growing concern for real estate investors with a long-term horizon. With financial costs of environmental hazards apparently reaching new highs,1 there is renewed focus on how assets can be made more resilient.
CBRE Research conducted a six-month study, including interviews with global investors and property managers, to understand current resilience strategies. Explore our findings below and download the full report to learn more.
In 2018 alone, hurricanes Michael and Florence wreaked significant property damage in the U.S. and typhoons Jebi, Mangkhut and Trami impacted properties throughout Asia. The World Economic Forum’s “Global Risk Report” ranks extreme weather events, climate change and natural disasters as the top-three global risks in 2019.2