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Commercial Property Values Up Again in April, Green Street Index Shows
Commercial Property Values Up Again in April, Green Street Index Shows
According to Green Street Advisors' Commercial Property Price Index (GSA CPPI), commercial property values rose 5 percent in April.
Mexican Commercial Market Poised for Growth
Mexican Commercial Market Poised for Growth

According to experts at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), the commercial real estate market in Mexico is poised for growth after weathering the recent economic downturn far better than its neighbors.

NorthStar Realty Finance Creates New REIT
NorthStar Realty Finance Creates New REIT

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. has registered its wholly-owned subsidiaryNRF Capital Markets LLC with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

REITs Keep on Rising; Up Almost 7 Percent in April
REITs Keep on Rising; Up Almost 7 Percent in April
In April, U.S. REITs continued their string of strong performances, as the FTSE NAREIT All REIT Total Return Index gained 6.58 percent for the month. Year to date, the index is up 16.79 percent.
Georgetown University and NAREIT Hold Real Estate Summit
Georgetown University and NAREIT Hold Real Estate Summit
On April 28, NAREIT partnered with Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business for a REIT summit focused on real estate capital markets.
REIT CEOs That Deliver Big Bang For Investors' Bucks
REIT CEOs That Deliver Big Bang For Investors' Bucks

According to a special report by Forbes.com, a number of leading REIT CEOs are delivering shareholders among the biggest bang for their buck among all public companies.

Weingarten Realty to Launch Social Media Program Aimed at REIT Market
Weingarten Realty to Launch Social Media Program Aimed at REIT Market

Weingarten Realty Investors is rolling out a new service aimed at utilizing the growth of social media networks to offer new tools to anyone looking for new investment opportunities.

Consultants Rate REITs as a Top Inflation Hedge
Consultants Rate REITs as a Top Inflation Hedge
Investment consultants consider REITs a top inflation-hedging vehicle, according to a study from investment management firm PIMCO.
Spending on Energy Conservation to Rise in 2010, Survey Says
Spending on Energy Conservation to Rise in 2010, Survey Says

After spending dipped in 2009, commercial real estate companies plan to re-up their investment in energy efficient technology this year, according to an industry survey.

Commentary: The Case Against ATMs
Commentary: The Case Against ATMs

We at Cohen & Steers are against using ATMs––"at the market" off-the-shelf equity offerings, also known as "dribble-out" or "slow-mo" offerings––to issue common stock, and are asking REITs to put them back on the shelf. Here's why.

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