Panel discussed how investment and development are affected by climate change
By Sean Stewart-Muniz
South Florida is ahead of the national curve when it comes to protecting against sea-level rise, according to a panel of civic leaders assembled Friday morning, but much more still needs to happen for the region to consider itself safe.
The eight-person panel, hosted by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in the ballroom of downtown Miami’s Doubletree by Hilton hotel, spoke to a crowd of more than 100 local business leaders about the impacts of sea-level rise, and what action the community should take to protect itself for the future.
“The key challenge from the real estate perspective is we need to align all of our interests,” said panelist Quinn Eddins, director of research for CBRE’s Florida division. “Individually, developers and investors don’t have the incentive to act unilaterally.”
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