Transactions, liquidity, price discovery, and valuations spin in a circle. Recently, the lack of transactions has affected valuations, which makes qualifying for liquidity through financing difficult to obtain, driving down valuations when owners have to sell for lack of refinancing, making them stick because price discovery becomes warped, and so on.

That may be coming to an end. According to an interview Global Co-Head of Blackstone Real Estate Nadeem Meghji gave to Bloomberg Television, liquidity is beginning to return to the markets.

His observation wasn't unqualified. It's a question of opportunities and who can respond to them.

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