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GREATER METROPLEX -- O ver the past several years there has been significant growth in the creation of new real estate assets in all market segments.
As the development and service sectors of the real estate industry begin to level off after a period of dramatic growth, principals in real estate firms are beginning to consider opportunities to strengthen their operations and their balance sheets and reduce risk on a portfolio or entity level.
In the past, restructuring of many real estate companies' balance sheets was imposed by creditors as a result of significant financial distress.
Today, many real estate companies are able to consolidate gains, resulting from the recent vitality of the market without liquidating their businesses or losing a continuing interest in the assets they have established.
In the past 10 years real estate capital markets have become increasingly sophisticated. …