Identifying Gaps in Assessment of Infrastructure Resilience

Investors are expressing an increased interest in understanding the resilience of property and infrastructure assets. Michael Mondshine, WSP USA sustainability and energy vice president, identified three things investors may be missing that could cause overconfidence in an asset’s resiliency.

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Hurricane Harvey caused extensive flooding and inflicted an estimated $125 billion in damage when it struck southern Texas in late August 2017.
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Michael Mondshine

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The amusement pier at Seaside Heights, New Jersey was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.