REITs: Real Estate Working For You

Nareit is the worldwide representative voice for REITs and listed real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate and capital markets.
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New to REITs?

REITs are companies that own or finance income-producing real estate in a range of property sectors.

Investing in REITs

Most REITs trade on major stock exchanges, offering a number of benefits to all types of investors.

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All REITs
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All Equity REITs
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Mortgage REITs

REIT Performance

REITs historically have delivered competitive total returns, based on high, steady dividend income, and long-term capital appreciation. The FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series is a comprehensive family of REIT performance benchmarks that span the commercial real estate space across the U.S. economy.

By the Numbers

REITs of all types collectively own more than $3.5 trillion in gross real estate assets across the U.S., with stock-exchange listed REITs owning approximately $2.5 trillion in assets. U.S. listed REITs have an equity market capitalization of more than $1.35 trillion.

Nareit's REITworks: 2022 Conference

REITworks: 2022 Conference

Nareit’s REITworks is an educational conference where industry professionals have the opportunity to network and learn about the latest ESG developments impacting the real estate sector. Attendees will hear thought leaders discuss key topics related to accounting, financial reporting, sustainability, capital markets, disclosures, investor relations, DEI, human resources, and more.