Deal would be first time major university has outsourced housing to private company.
Experts say owners face data overload.
B-BRE research and consulting firm creates index with focus on Israeli real estate.
Five California cities on most expensive list.
Office REIT angles for benefits of proximity to NYC transportation epicenter.
Study suggests investors cautious, competition tough.
Could be drawn out-bidding process.
Author says international REITs open up new investment opportunities.
Consumers took advantage of extra early shopping hours.
Analysts say growth could slow.