New Chubb Whitepaper Underscores Importance of Commercial Real Estate Companies Taking Comprehensive Approach to Risk Management

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb has released a whitepaper titled "Keeping Pace with Evolving Risks in Real Estate," which highlights some of the major risks impacting the real estate industry and underscores the importance of companies within the industry taking a comprehensive approach to risk management.

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Chubb's new positioning piece, which was co-authored by Steven Reiss, Executive Vice President, Chubb Real Estate and Hospitality Leader, Kathleen McDonough, Vice President, Chubb Real Estate and Hospitality, and Jay Taylor, Vice President, Chubb Risk Engineering, analyzes six major exposures challenging today's marketplace.

"As the Real Estate Industry evolves it faces a wide variety of risks, some which may be underestimated or unrecognized," said Mr. Reiss. "Having a comprehensive approach to risk management can help companies address and mitigate these challenging exposures."

Contractual liability, cyber security and water damage are only a few of the most critical risks facing today's commercial real estate industry," said Ms. McDonough.  "As the real estate industry continues to grow and adapt to changing demographics, companies need to be aware of evolving domestic and global risk factors that could significantly affect the expansion of their portfolios."

The full paper can be read here and includes detail on a range of exposures and how to avoid them.

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