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City slow to spend $15B in Superstorm Sandy aid: Stringer

The city has been slow to spend roughly $15 billion it’s received in Superstorm Sandy aid, according to Comptroller...

City slow to spend $15B in Superstorm Sandy aid: Stringer
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How one town is moving to avoid flooding

Plans to move a tiny, flood-prone community in Louisiana to higher ground may serve as a model for people forced to leave their homes due to worsening weather conditions. About 40 homeowners who live...

How one town is moving to avoid flooding
This is how Miami-Dade plans to protect itself from climate change

This is how Miami-Dade plans to protect itself from climate change

 Miami-Dade County is embarking on infrastructure projects that could total $20 billion as part of a push to...

This is how Miami-Dade plans to protect itself from climate change
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How institutional investors are factoring climate change into real estate deals

The impacts of climate change are spurring institutional investors to consult imaging maps, computer models and big data to...

How institutional investors are factoring climate change into real estate deals
Insurance premiums could rise as more extreme storms hit coastal markets

Insurance premiums could rise as more extreme storms hit coastal markets

It’s no secret that coastal homes are becoming more vulnerable to extreme weather and other effects of climate change....

Insurance premiums could rise as more extreme storms hit coastal markets
Climate change-related flooding threatens $150B in California real estate: report

Climate change-related flooding threatens $150B in California real estate: report

That’s a lot of people and a lot of property. A study by the U.S. Geological Survey found that...

Climate change-related flooding threatens $150B in California real estate: report
FYI: Chicago is sinking

FYI: Chicago is sinking

Homeowners living along the shore of southern Lake Michigan who’ve dealt with wildly fluctuating water levels over the past few decades now have another worry: Chicago and other parts of the region are sinking....

FYI: Chicago is sinking
The cost of natural disasters last year? $91B

The cost of natural disasters last year? $91B

Natural disasters caused $91 billion in damage to the United States last year, a federal government study has found....

The cost of natural disasters last year? $91B
By the numbers: The climate catastrophe

By the numbers: The climate catastrophe

Though climate change is a political football in Washington, its ramifications for real estate developers and investors nationwide are becoming increasingly real. The now-notorious Camp Fire in California in November was the state’s deadliest...

By the numbers: The climate catastrophe
Sam Zell’s Equity Residential issues $400M in green bonds

Sam Zell’s Equity Residential issues $400M in green bonds

Sam Zell may be a bit skeptical about climate change, but he nonetheless may profit from it. Zell’s Equity...

Sam Zell’s Equity Residential issues $400M in green bonds

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