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    Mortgage REITs Combine Current Income, Long-term Total Return and Portfolio Diversification

    Mortgage REITs are an investment in real estate finance that combine high current income with long-term total return and portfolio diversification. MREITs have delivered a 21.2 percent total return over the past year, outpacing most other investments over this period.
  • Market Commentary Blog

    Income and Capital Appreciation from Real Estate Investing: The Participation Trophy and the Performance Record

    There’s little difference between the income earned by the largest, most sophisticated investors in private equity real estate and the income earned by the smallest individual investors in listed equity REITs. 
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITs in the Community: Kelly Visits Iron Mountain

    Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) attended the grand opening of Iron Mountain's new visitors center and shipping facility in Boyers, PA. 
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITs in the Community: Walorski Visits EdR

    Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) visited Irish Row Apartments, which are owned and managed by EdR in South Bend, IN near the University of Notre Dame. Rep. Walorski, a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, was briefed on EdR's activities at Notre Dame and across the country.
  • Nareit Developments blog

    REITs in the Community: Meeting With Rep. Peter Roskam in Chicago

    During a visit to Chicago, Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) met with REIT executives, including Equity Residential President & CEO David Neithercut and NAREIT President & CEO Steve Wechsler. Rep. Roskam is chairman of the House Subcommittee on Tax Policy.
  • Market Commentary Blog

    REIT Volatility, Correlation, Beta, and Alpha as of Mid-2017: Not Your Father’s Small-Cap Value Stocks (Thank Goodness)

    Listed equity REITs have generally outperformed small-cap value stocks, posting slightly higher returns but substantially lower volatility and substantially better diversification benefits.
  • The REIT Report Podcast

    Green Street Adviser Says Market Open to "Non-traditional" REIT IPOs

    Dirk Aulabaugh
    Dirk Aulabaugh of Green Street's Advisory Group says some mall REIT portfolios could become privatization targets.