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Refugee crisis: governments turn to commercial property sector for help

Four-and-a-half years of armed conflict in Syria has led to a staggering loss of life and, as of February 2016, the civil war has forced more than 14m people to flee their homes.

Many of these joined more than 1m refugees and migrants from the Middle East and North Africa who have completed the often perilous passage into Europe seeking safe haven.

The pressing issue now for their new host countries is how and where to house them, and it is a challenge that has reached Europe’s commercial property sector. So how are cities responding and…

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