Development Magazine Winter 2012

Finance

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Abundance of Capital Continues to Reward Stabilized Properties, Gateway Markets 

This article discusses ICSC/NAIOP Real Estate Capital MarketPlace Conference highlights from the debt and structured finance panels and a discussion of real estate capital flows and how they are being deployed.

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Competition for Quality Assets Spurs Creative Investment Strategies 

Because the low-interest-rate, low-inflation environment is expected to continue for the foreseeable future, the challenge for investors and lenders of all types is to find investments that offer something more than single-digit yields.

From the Archives: Finance Articles from the Previous Issue

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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.