Webinar Summary: Bigger, hotter, and more frequent wildfires are causing increasing amounts of infrastructure destruction, economic hardship, and trauma across the United States. Listen in on a discussion on why wildfire risks and impacts are increasing around the U.S. and how the real estate industry is responding with building design, land use policy, and community resilience solutions. The webinar features private- and public-sector experts who are implementing wildfire resilience solutions in their markets and who will share best practices and lessons learned. The webinar also features key findings from a new ULI report on wildfire resilience and real estate, to be published Fall 2020.
In 2020, the United States had its worst wildfire season on record; these wildfires—as well as the catastrophic events of 2017 and 2018—are remarkable in the scale of their destruction and because many of the fires occurred in or near developed areas...