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Appetite for Debt Increases, But Conservative Underwriting Remains 

Even if the volume of new commercial mortgage lending originations dips in the second half of the year, the first half of 2012 has been robust. According to the latest figures available from the Mortgage Bankers Association, the level of commercial and multi-family mortgage debt outstanding increased by $8.1 billion, or 0.3 percent, between 1Q12 and 4Q11.

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2012 Guide to Capital Connections 

Looking for Capital? Capital Connections - the NAIOP guide to financing lists dozens of firms around the country.


Finding a Two-Loan Solution for Refinancing and New Construction 

At the risk of inducing mortgage envy, here is a story of how financing – even construction financing for a speculative building – can go very, very right. Of course, it helps to have a Class A property in a top tier market. Even so, challenges had to be overcome at a time of flux and uncertainty in the capital markets.