The U.S. hotel-transactions market gained momentum in 2011, as the dollar volume for deals rose from more than $5 billion in 2010 to about $8.9 billion last year for an estimated 41,000 rooms, LW Hospitality Advisors reports in its Select Major 2011 U.S. Hotel Sales Survey. The deals included 130 single-asset sales worth greater than $10 million that did not fall under a portfolio transaction. Analysts are predicting the trend to continue in 2012 as buyers and sellers seek to relieve "pent-up demand" and real-estate investment trusts are poised to return to the market.

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