Quarterly REIT Performance Data

Nareit's Quarterly REIT Performance Data provides a clear picture of REIT returns and operating performance in a downloadable, easy-to-read format. Stay up to date on REIT and macroeconomic fundamentals with a printable PDF containing data on REIT total returns, FFO growth, leverage, and more.

REITs outpaced the S&P 500 in the first quarter of 2019, with the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index increasing by 17.2% compared to the S&P 500’s increase of 13.6%. In terms of operational performance, FFO growth slowed in the first quarter increasing 1.8% over the prior year. Occupancy rates, however, still remain near this cycle’s high, and REITs continue to maintain strong balance sheets with historically low leverage and interest expense.

Download the 2019 Q1 data