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.

All Equity REITs
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.

REITweek: 2022 Investor Conference

REITweek: 2022 Investor Conference

Nareit's REITweek is the largest annual REIT industry investor conference. REITweek provides the opportunity for investors to meet privately with REIT executives and hear directly from top REIT management teams as they share business plans, forecasts, and strategies. REITweek will be held June 7-9 at the New York Hilton Midtown.