The Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index gained 1.0 percent in January, the third monthly increase in a row.
The mood among commercial real estate investors is generally improving, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
REIT.com recently interviewed investment banker Russ Hancock, a vice president with KeyBanc Capital Markets, to get his take on the current deal-making environment in commercial real estate.
REITs are leading commercial property markets worldwide as they emerge from the global economic slowdown, according to an analysis from Ernst & Young.
Market trends suggest that the commercial real estate market has weathered the worst of the financial storm that has gripped the industry since the fall of 2008, according to SNL Financial LC Senior Industry Analyst, Real Estate, Jason Lail.
U.S. REIT returns bounced back in February from the previous month's dip, as the FTSE NAREIT All REIT Index gained 5.06 percent.
NAREIT presented its 2010 Small Investor Empowerment Award to Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) at the Washington Leadership Forum on Feb. 23.