Although virtually all global economies are in a state of recovery, the majority of property markets are either flat or have improved only slightly. With the consolidation and disappearance of many Investment banks, the elimination of many of the commercial and savings banks, the difficulties encountered by owners and developers and the issues facing many other real estate players, two questions remain:

First, , does the current investment climate mirror that of the 1990s, which spawned the boom of CMBS and vulture funds? And second, what will create the next new influx of capital?

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