LOS ANGELES—There is more of an interest in build to suits. Sosaid speakers on the Town Hall Power panel at RealShare NetLease West when talking about development.

Held at the California Club here Thursday, panelists said thatthe question, though, is how you finance it. Pertaining to build tosuits, Gordon Whiting, managing director ofAngelo, Gordon & Co., said that the biggestchange in the last couple of years is that "you used to get apremium and that premium has gone away."

Gino Sabatini, managing director and head ofnet lease investments at W.P. Carey, said that"build to suits are getting priced to incorporate some of the risknow more so than they had been years ago." And that slight bump up,he said, is scaring developers. "If rates continue to go up, Ithink that will increase."

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