The first complete quarterly measure of the U.S. listed REIT industry’s operating and dividend performance.

Nareit’s Total REIT Industry Tracker Series – the Nareit T-Tracker– is the first quarterly performance measure of the heartbeat of the U.S. listed REIT industry. The series includes three key REIT industry measures: the Nareit FFO Tracker, which monitors equity REIT Funds From Operations; the Nareit NOI Tracker, which reports the equity REIT industry’s Net Operating Income; and the Nareit Dividend Tracker, which monitors the dividends U.S. listed equity and mortgage REITs pay to their shareholders.

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Key Takeaways for T-Tracker 2023 Q1

REITs continue to have well-structured debt.

  • 76% of REIT debt is unsecured
  • 87% of REIT debt is at a fixed rate

REIT balance sheets are solid and well-positioned for economic and capital market uncertainty.

  • Leverage ratios remained modest with debt-to-market assets at 33.9%
  • Weighted average term to maturity of debt was nearly 7 years
  • Weighted average interest rate on total debt was 3.9%

REITs displayed operational strength in the first quarter

  • Funds from operations (FFO) was $18.7 billion, up 5.3% from a year ago
  • Net operating income (NOI) and same store NOI experienced 2.2% and 7.2% year-over-year gains, respectively
  • Dividends paid was $14.7 billion, up 7.7% from a year ago
T Tracker data Q1 2023