Related Group’s Jorge Pérez: ‘Sea level rise is something that is going to hit us all’

What do a billionaire real estate mogul, a wealth management executive and a Republican congresswoman have in common? Living and working in South Florida, they share concerns about the impacts that a changing climate — and rising seas — may pose to the area and its economy. Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/environment/article221677295.html#storylink=cpy

During an in-depth panel discussion hosted as part of the Florida Priorities Summit 2018 at the University of Miami, Related Group Chairman and CEO Jorge Pérez said real estate developers and lawmakers need to work together to ensure the low-lying areas of South Florida remain sustainable and that plans for Everglades restoration move forward quickly.

“Sea level rise is something that is going to hit us all,” Pérez said. “I think that it requires a huge political will and a huge private [sector] will.”


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