Industry Awards

Each year, NAREIT recognizes the achievements and contributions of its members and noted industry professionals. The links below provide more information about each award program as well as award recipients.

NAREIT Investor CARE Awards

NAREIT’s Investor CARE (Communications & Reporting Excellence) Awards honor those NAREIT Corporate Members that interact most effectively with their investors on line, in writing and orally, as well as those Member companies that provide those investors with the most comprehensive, clearly articulated and useful information in the most efficient manner.

NAREIT Leader in the Light Awards

NAREIT's annual Leader in the Light Awards honor NAREIT member companies that have demonstrated superior and sustained sustainability practices. The Leader in the Light Awards are presented to REITs in eight property sectors: Diversified; Global, for non-U.S. companies; Health Care; Industrial; Lodging/Resorts; Office; Residential; and Retail. If there are both large and small-cap entries that meet the awards criteria in a given property sector, NAREIT presents awards to both the leading large and small cap companies.

NAREIT Leadership and Industry Achievement Awards

The Industry Leadership Award is presented to a REIT executive who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the growth and betterment of the industry. Industry professionals whose acumen and integrity have helped heighten awareness of REITs and publicly traded real estate are eligible for the Industry Achievement Award.