Industry data and research highlights the investment performance benefits and opportunities of REIT-based real estate investments to institutional and individual investors, financial advisers, policymakers and the media. Nareit provides a range of stock performance data for both domestic and global REITs as well as a series of industry performance measures tracked daily, monthly and yearly. 

Market Commentary
01/13/2022
How Does Inflation Affect REIT and Stock Performance?

In 2021, REITs outperformed the S&P 500 by 12.6 percentage points with an annual return of 41.3%.

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01/04/2022
REITs Post Second-Strongest Year on Record in 2021

The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index performed strongly in 2021, with a total return of 41.3%, while the FTSE Nareit Equity REITs index rose 43.2%.

Chart of yearly REIT returns.
12/20/2021
Increased Number of Business Applications Shows Positive Signs for Retail Sector

Throughout the latter part of 2020 and through 2021, new businesses have been forming rapidly, especially in the retail sector.

Retail Applications Chart 1
12/14/2021
Top 10 Things to Watch in Commercial Real Estate in 2022

The year ahead is likely to see further improvement in commercial real estate markets as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the top ten developments to follow.

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12/14/2021
REITs Rose Last Week

All property sectors met or exceeded their prior week’s performance as REITs posted their strongest weekly performance since Oct. 15.

Weekly chart for 12/14
12/09/2021
Global REIT and Listed Real Estate Performance During the Pandemic

REITs and publicly-listed real estate around the world were hit hard by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but have generally rebounded strongly.

Covid 19 and the financial markets
12/07/2021
REITs & Inflation Outlook 2022: What to Know

Early indications from the past two quarters suggest REITs are likely to perform well if we enter into a sustained inflationary environment.

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12/07/2021
REITs Declined Narrowly Last Week

Year-to-date total returns for All Equity REITs stands at 30.1% and 32.6% for Equity REITs.

Weekly REIT Returns chart for 12/07
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REITWatch

REITWatch is a monthly statistical publication intended to provide a snapshot of the REIT industry. It includes data derived from the FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series and the FTSE/EPRA Nareit Global Real Estate Index Series in addition to tracking the performance of individual REITs.

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