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Does cyber pose a real threat to real estate owners and investors?

Does cyber pose a real threat to real estate owners and investors?

Technological change continues to accelerate rapidly as society becomes more reliant on a digital world. Read more »

Going deep in due diligence for property deals

Going deep in due diligence for property deals

In a traditional real estate deal where you’re just buying a building or a number of buildings, and you’re going to be a landlord with tenants for example, then the due diligence we do is often quite light from an insurance perspective; checking what the current insurance arrangements are and whether there are any outstanding claims, before making sure new insurance is in place for completion of the deal. Read more »

Climate Change Risk - Real Estate Sector

Climate change risks build for the real estate sector

There are clear signs that the regulatory environment may start to push the risks posed by climate change up the agenda. Read more »

The Evolution of Real Estate and real assets investment by insurers

The Evolution of Real Estate and real assets investment by insurers

Aon’s Gerard-Jan van Berckel discusses the evolution of real estate and property insurance while expanding on the growing significance of real estate debt to insurer investors. Read more

Smart buildings need smarter risk management

Smart buildings need smarter risk management

Smart Buildings are growing quickly. Adam Peckman, Global Practice Leader for Cyber Risk Consulting at Aon explains why landlords are increasingly concerned over cyber securityRead more »

The future of living and working

From Blueprint To Open For Business

How “Infratech” Has Become A Key Building Material. Dubbed “constructech,” dramatic advances in technology are quickly emerging in the construction industry, turning physical structures into data-collection devices. Read more »

The future of living and working

The future of living and working – is the property sector equipped to respond to our changing needs?

On 12 September 2018, delegates from across the real estate industry gathered in Aon’s Leadenhall office in London to listen and take part in a panel discussion on the future challenges confronting the property sector. Read more »

Skeletons in the closet threatening Real Estate deals

Skeletons in the closet threatening Real Estate deals

How a $700m deal collapsed owing to accounting irregularities. Read more »

The risks from a vacant property

The risks from a vacant property

For landlords of vacated properties, there is not only the hit from loss of rental income to manage but also the increased risks of problems such as illegal squatting, fly-tipping, vandalism, metal theft, or fire and flood damage. Read more »

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