06/06/2023 | by

Annual Awards Recognize Best in Investor Communications Among REITs

WASHINGTON, D.C.(June 6, 2023) – Nareit announced the recipients of the 2023 Investor CARE Awards during its REITweek Investor Conference (June 6–8, 2023). These annual awards recognize Nareit corporate members that most effectively and efficiently communicate with investors through comprehensive, clearly articulated, and useful information. All Nareit members—both equity and mREITs—are evaluated based on their online presence, SEC filings, and investor relations practices. A panel of judges, which includes analysts and portfolio managers from the buy-side and sell-side, select the winners.

This year’s award winners by category include:

Large Cap

  • Gold: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE)
  • Silver: Camden Property Trust (CPT)
  • Bronze: Extra Space Storage, Inc. (EXR)

Small Cap

  • Gold: Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG)
  • Silver: Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc. (EPRT)
  • Bronze: Acadia Realty Trust (AKR)


  • Gold: ARMOUR Residential REIT (ARR)

“The 15th Annual Investor CARE Awards honor Nareit members that exemplify the traits of financial transparency and accessibility, which continue to be pillars of the REIT industry,” said Nareit President and CEO Steven A. Wechsler. “The investor communications programs recognized by this year’s awards are prime examples of these qualities and we congratulate them on their achievements.”

This year’s Investor CARE Award judges included: Ric Prentiss of Raymond James;

Scott Crowe of CenterSquare; Steve Brown of American Century; Will McDowell of S&P Global; Bruce Garrison, Matt Werner, Thomas Murphy, and Isaac Shrand of Chilton Capital Management; and Merrie Frankel of Minerva Realty Consultants, among others.

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