“With the help of Climate Alpha, we were able to provide a new kind of robust real-time intelligence to our land teams looking for an edge as they underwrite in the most competitive acquisition environment in memory.”
Lennar
“It is vital that mayors and urban leaders are focused on investing more effectively in climate adaptation. Climate Alpha is the first sustainability themed resource on Mastercard City Insights, and its Resilience Index is an important policy decision-making resource.”
Mastercard
“Climate Alpha has a unique ability to blend a vast array of market drivers and climate variables to produce actionable valuations.”
Atlas Capital

Climate Alpha’s customers and partners include:

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Real Estate

Asset Management

Insurance

Tech & Data​​

lennar
“With the help of Climate Alpha, we were able to provide a new kind of robust real-time intelligence to our land teams looking for an edge as they underwrite in the most competitive acquisition environment in memory.”

Case Study

Challenge

Lennar’s management sought to widen the geographic footprint of its land banking strategy to anticipate the next set of fast-growing locations.

Solution

Climate Alpha’s algorithms forecasted both land prices and property values under multiple climate scenarios and time horizons, and ranked counties according to the arbitrage opportunities they offer for early investment.

baseline

Case Study

Challenge

Baseline Property Group was undertaking a strategic expansion to build thousands of new holiday homes in fast-growing markets.

Solution

Climate Alpha collected, assessed and layered a wide range of datasets related to holiday home rentals, building permitting, construction activity, recreational infrastructure, migration, economic activity, and the Resilience Index to identify locations best suited to Baseline’s mandate, as well as designed a sophisticated presentation for the firm’s management to share with its key external partners.

capitaland

Case Study

Challenge

Capitaland’s investment and sustainability teams sought a comparative analysis of multiple high-growth cities for the industrial sector based on climate risk.

Solution

Capitaland commissioned Climate Alpha to produce a detailed study of scenarios for property valuations for a major commercial hub highlighting growth prospects for the industrial sector based on multiple climate, economic, and demographic trajectories.

RezaCompanies

Case Study

Challenge

A national retail investment advisory firm with a large footprint of retail and residential assets in key southwestern US cities sought a detailed market outlook for property values in light of growing climate change related risks.

Solution

Climate Alpha conducted a granular assessment of climate scenarios for a range of adjacent zip codes in key metros areas and generated bespoke valuation forecasts for each of the client’s key 20 property locations.

ATLAS
“Climate Alpha has a unique ability to blend a vast array of market drivers and climate variables to produce actionable valuations.”

Case Study

Challenge

Atlas Capital was mandated to build a systematic investment product comprising multiple asset classes including REITs, and actively managed through algorithms.

Solution

Climate Alpha seamlessly integrated multiple data streams from institutional vendors and provided risk-adjusted valuation for 200,000 REIT properties under multiple climate scenarios. This first-ever Sustainable REIT Index was delivered on a custom interactive dashboard that ranks and clusters funds according to location, property type, and other metrics, with regular updates based on the latest market data.

ACRE

Case Study

Challenge

ACRE sought to generate climate-driven valuations for a subset of one of its multi-family property funds.

Solution

ACRE’s head of ESG investing provided location data for key multi-family properties across the US for which Climate Alpha provided Climate Price™ forecasts and Resilience Index™ scores.

Breevast

Case Study

Challenge

A prominent European family office with diverse global holdings took strong positions in distressed commercial properties in prime US cities after the 2008 financial crisis and sought to reassess its intended hold period in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Solution

Breevast shared pertinent financial data related to the acquisition price and operational information such as occupancy and yield. Climate Alpha used these data points to refine the development of multiple valuation scenarios for each asset for Breevast’s investment committee to consider.

citypossible
“It is vital that mayors and urban leaders are focused on investing more effectively in climate adaptation. Climate Alpha is the first sustainability themed resource on Mastercard City Insights, and its Resilience Index is an important policy decision-making resource.”
-Mastercard

Case Study

In partnership with Mastercard’s flagship City Possible program, Climate Alpha is proud to offer the Resilience Index™ on City Insights to its network of mayors, companies, and communities to support their strategic planning for climate adaptation. Public officials can use the Resilience Index™ to:

• Develop climate impact assessments at the local level
• Design city-level climate adaptation policies
• Prioritize the allocation of grants from the federal government
• Reform urban and rural land-use policies
• Identify relocation sites for public and private facilities

statebook

Case Study

Challenge

StateBook sought to add a climate impact scorecard to its location intelligence service to guide economic development organizations (EDO) and commercial customers. 

Solution

Climate Alpha licensed its proprietary Resilience Index™ to StateBook via API feed, displaying risk, vulnerability, and readiness scores for all 3,000 counties. Local governments and prospective investors can use Climate Alpha’s indicators as a roadmap for adaptation investments.

BGO

Case Study

Challenge

BentallGreenOak (BGO), a leading global real estate investment manager, sought to analyze the risk and return profile of real estate funds (equity and credit) in the US and Canada under multiple climate scenarios. Looking beyond only risk metrics, they wanted to understand key location drivers that could be leveraged for their investment strategy.

Solution

Climate Alpha modelled BGO’s US and Canada assets and provided actionable insights by ranking markets by their return potential. Our analytical platform automatically generated both asset and portfolio-level Climate Price (TM) and Resilience Index (TM) scores under multiple RCP scenarios annually to 2040, enabling us to forecast and recommend a disposition timeline for the fund’s properties as well as a market analysis for its mortgage portfolios.

axa-climate

Case Study

Challenge

AXA Climate sought to measure the climate risk associated with client locations in order to develop a model for calibrating insurance premiums.

Solution

AXA Climate provided the locations of a major clent’s warehouses to Climate Alpha to generate a risk profile for each asset.