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Real Estate - May 11, 2012

Commercial transactions scuttled by tight lending policies

Deals involving small businesses hardest hit

by Jeb Bing

Although commercial real estate markets showed signs of recovery in 2011, commercial lending standards have tightened in the past year for small businesses and scuttled a major portion of contracted transactions for smaller properties, according to the National Association of Realtors annual Commercial Real Estate 2012 Lending Survey.

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