Throughout 2012, it is as though a starting gun was shot and the race to dive back into the commercial real estate game officially commenced.  Investors from all over the globe are increasingly re-entering the market and making deals. Several large portfolio transactions have already taken place, with several others in play.  The bid/ask spread seems to be narrowing with buyers and sellers. The floodgates have opened, and hundreds of millions of dollars are now being moved into play. With the increase in deal flow and activity, companies must look at their strengths to see how their team can stay relevant in the ever-changing commercial real estate landscape.

Overall, there are indications of a resurgence of excitement about real estate. Commercial real estate professionals who have been focused on helping financial institutions and owners of distressed properties are increasingly being recruited to assist institutions and investors as we re-enter a more active acquisitions phase market cycle.

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