New to REITs?
REITs are companies that own or finance income-producing real estate in a range of property sectors.
Looking to Invest?
Most REITs trade on major stock exchanges, offering a number of benefits to all types of investors.
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. Members are REITs and other businesses that own, operate, and manage income-producing real estate, as well as those firms and individuals who advise, study, and service those businesses.
By the Numbers
REITs of all types collectively own more than $3 trillion in gross real estate assets across the U.S., with stock-exchange listed REITs owning approximately $2 trillion in assets. U.S. listed REITs have an equity market capitalization of more than $1 trillion.
Data as of 4:30 p.m. on Jul 16, 2019. Source: FTSE Nareit U.S. Real State Index.
All Equity REITs
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.