Several U.S. REITs recognized as sector leaders.
Year-to-date REIT returns still outpacing broader market.
KPMG survey points to increased interest in Southeast, Midwest regions.
Health care properties in Cole portfolio to be sold to Senior Housing Properties Trust.
RERC quarterly report points to “precarious balance” between price and value.
REIT seeking high-quality assets in amenity-rich areas.
Non-staggered boards a governance plus for REITs, Fitch says.
NorthStar would gain Griffin-American assets in 31 states and the United Kingdom.
Private REIT building New York presence and looking for new opportunities nationwide.
Broader macroeconomic concerns set the trend.