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
REITs Edged Higher Last Week

Year-to-date total returns for All Equity REITs stands at 31.9% and 35.2% for Equity REITs.

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REITs Supported 2.9 million Jobs in 2020

EY’s latest REIT Economic Contributions report estimates REITs supported 2.93 million full time equivalent jobs in the U.S in 2020, producing $197.0 billion in labor income.

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REITs Declined Narrowly Last Week

Year-to-date total returns for All Equity REITs stands at 31.8% and 34.9% for Equity REITs.

Weekly REIT returns chart
REITs Rose Last Week

The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index rose 1.5% for the week ending Nov. 5 while the FTSE Nareit Equity REITs index rose 1.8%.

Weekly REIT returns chart for 11/07
Mergers Highlight U.S. REIT Capital Market Activity

In 2021 REIT capital market activity has been highlighted by the announcement of eleven REIT mergers.

U.S. REIT Capital Raising in the Pandemic-Era
Return-To-Office Rebounding After Delta Variant Slowdown

The return-to-office of employees who have worked from home during the pandemic is rebounding, after a pause during the Delta variant surge of COVID-19.

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Office Markets had Positive Demand Growth in Third Quarter as CRE Recovery Broadened

Office markets showed their first signs of recovery with rising demand and positive rent growth, and demand growth more than doubled for retail properties

Demand and Supply of office space
REITs Rose Last Week

Last week’s increase raised the year-to-date returns above 30%, to 30.2%.

Weekly REIT Returns chart for 10/25
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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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