Campus Crest joins new class of REITs redefining student housing.
Economic picture has forecasters calling for strong year for REITs.
Down 30% from 2009.
Kimco, Boston Properties, ProLogis also honored.
IRR forecast finds growth slowed by high unemployment.
M&A activity rises significantly in 2010.
Global interest in U.S. market hits 10-year high.
REITs outpace broader market for the year.
Non-traded REITs are beginning to report the value of their shares using appraisals.
An improving economy has investors looking beyond just trophy assets, PwC says.