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
02/23/2021
REITs and the Pandemic: A Closer Look at the Last 12 Months

The last 12 months have seen high levels of volatility and sharp swings in sentiment.

Pandemic returns - chart 1
02/22/2021
REITs Declined Last Week, Reversing Part of Recent Gains

REIT share prices declined last week, reversed a part of their recent gains, with the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs recording a total return of -0.9%

Weekly REIT returns chart for Feb 22nd
02/16/2021
REITs Continue Strong Performance in 2021

This is the fourth week out of the past five that REITs have gained more than 1%, and last week’s increase put REITs up 4.8% for the first six weeks of the year.

Weekly REIT returns chart for 02/16
02/08/2021
REITs Had Across-the-board Gains Last Week

All property sectors rose, led by a 9.5% return for timber REITs and 6.6% for lodging/resorts.

Weekly REIT Returns chart for Feb 8th
02/02/2021
Falling Demand for CRE Impacts Vacancies, Rents in Fourth Quarter

The pandemic left a deep mark on commercial real estate in the fourth quarter as falling demand for leased space led to a rise in vacancy rates across most property types, and rents declined.

2020 Q4 CRE Chart
02/02/2021
REITs Down Slightly During a Tumultuous Week

The FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index posted a total return of -0.7%, compared to a 3.4% loss on the Russell 1000. 

Weekly REIT Returns chart for Feb 2
01/29/2021
GDP Trends Show Risks, Opportunities Ahead

Trends in the composition of major components of the U.S. economy are the complete reverse of past recessions.

2021 GDP Chart
01/25/2021
REIT Total Returns in Positive Territory YTD

Total returns for the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index moved into positive territory last week, with a 1.2% weekly gain.

Weekly REIT Returns for Jan 25th
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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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