Thursday, March 10, 2011 Wisconsin Real Estate Viewpoint Blog
Emerging trends: signs of cautious optimism by Graaskamp Center Staff
Reporting from MIPIM 2011, "Real Estate Roulette: Winners & Losers: Emerging Trends 2011"

Adapting to the European market, which is facing challenges in the sovereign debt crisis, regulations and a weak lending market, is a challenge in itself. More equity is expected to flow in 2011. However, the substantial undersupply of debt is expected to continue through 2011 and be worse than previous years, making refinancing more difficult. But still, after a very gloomy prognosis for 2009, 2010 showed signs of cautious optimism. Core investment will remain king. More concerns are about the transparency, regulations and the real economy growth from investors.

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