As we head toward the end of 2012, it is clear that the current lowinterest rate, low-inflation financing climate is likely to continue into 2013. Many debt and equity investors have been at least as active this year as they were in 2011, as was evident at the recent the 2012 ICSC/NAIOP Real Estate Capital MarketPlace Conference at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

Although fund sponsors are finding it more challenging to raise money, there's still an abundance of capital from a variety of sources. Some insurance firms and pension funds are increasing their allocations to real estate, and new players from overseas are also entering the market in a big way.

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