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Was finally able to install SharePoint Server 2013 in Windows Server 2012 in Hyper-V on the Windows 8 Boot Camp partition.
Here are some impressions / notes for people who are considering a similar route:
The Beast. SharePoint is a real PITA to get installed, but it seems that's the case regardless of environment (had the same issue in VirtualBox on OS X and Hyper-V on Windows 8).
Virtual Machines. Hyper-V comes with Windows 8, which is a godsend. This allows you to create virtual machines without third-party software.
Resources. A VM with 12GB of RAM is evidently enough to develop for SharePoint, though the requirements state 24GB. It also requires 4 CPU cores, which is OK since this Mac has 8.
Backup. I can boot into OS X and backup my Windows partition (57GB of 300GB used) to a single compressed file (18GB) in under 4 minutes. If you don't have an SSD, Christmas is around the corner.
Boot Camp. Boot Camp installs some extra software in your Windows install, and it mostly works for Windows 8 (it's meant for Windows 7). Only hiccup so far is that using the "restart in OS X" button doesn't work, but holding down the OPTION key during boot works fine.
Resolution. The retina display is nice for working with VM's, but on my Windows install I lowered my resolution to full HD (I don't need the extra pixels).
I've had a few issues with my Mac, but good bits more than make up for them.