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Assessing the physical climate change risks to property

The physical risks facing commercial property are substantial with extreme weather events like floods and wildfires set to increase in both the US and Europe over the coming decades. Property markets have yet to fully price these in, especially in areas where such events have been less frequent in the past. And while they should eventually adapt to reflect these changing risks, it may take particularly extreme and damaging weather events for these adjustments to occur.

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