ISSUES: Economic Impact of Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise has been a constant and increasing threat to many coastal cities throughout the world. But, it’s Miami Beach that is considered the epicenter. Coastal flooding, especially during the annual King Tide, continues to create heavy flooding, affecting everything from local traffic to tourism. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce chair-elect Wayne Pathan, explains the great economic impact sea level rise will have on banks, businesses and the real estate market.


Wayne Pathman, Esq., Chair-elect, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce & Chair, City of Miami Sea Level Rise Committee