RICS Climatic Risk Toolkit

  • Issue Date: March 2015
  • Publication: RICS Research

This research aims to shed light on the financial risk that climate change is posing on non-domestic buildings over the next 50 years. It explores these issues and compares results from eight European countries: Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Greece, Norway and Sweden. For six types of non domestic Real Estate classes: offices, retail, schools, hospitals, warehouses and leisure.

Using Geographic Information Systems techniques the research quantifies these financial risks across Europe, showing where each building type will be most at risk and when. Accompanying this report is a simple tool available to download from RICS to help support high level decision making in this area.

You can read the report here.

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