better store sales and expansion plans for retailers. Investors are noticing these trends as evidenced by bidding activities increasing substantially from last year and, in fact, approaching pre-recession levels for well leased properties.
The Real Estate Capital Institute's Jeanne Peck (top right photo), suggests "expect more
liberal underwriting standards as lenders scramble for a limited supply of
She also believes, "capital sources are certainly lowering yield expectations, but sooner or later, more risks will have to be taken as
well; this may include higher leverage levels and lower debt coverage."
The Real Estate Capital Institute(r)
3517 West Arthington Street
Chicago, Illinois USA 60624
Contact: Jeanne Peck, Research Director
Toll Free 800-994-RECI (7324)