Nareit Media Briefs

The Nareit Media blog provides information for members of the news media on REITs, the REIT industry and Nareit. Media representatives seeking information on REIT returns, REIT performance relative to other investments, and the size and make-up of the U.S. REIT industry will find it here.

  • 11/15/2017

    Nareit Names Leader in the Light Award Winners

    Awards recognize Nareit member REITs for achievement in sustainability.
  • 11/14/2017

    Nareit Awards Recognize Career Contributions of Industry Leaders

    REIT industry honors Havner and Grupe with Leadership and Achievement awards.
  • 11/10/2017

    REITs Underweighted in Funds Relative to their Performance

    The recently updated study provides a comprehensive review of investment allocations and actual investment performance across 12 asset groups over an 18-year period.
  • 11/3/2017

    Nareit Announces 2018 Officers and Board Members

    Park Hotels & Resorts CEO Thomas Baltimore to Serve as Chair
  • 10/8/2017

    mREITs Drive Industry Returns in 2017

    mREITs led the performance of the U.S. REIT industry in the first three quarters of 2017. The FTSE Nareit Mortgage REITs Index delivered a 20.04 percent total return for the period, helped by a 3.50 percent gain in the third quarter.
  • 9/8/2017

    FTSE Russell To Create New Real Estate Industry Group Within Its Global Industry Classification System

    The new Real Estate Industry group will be segmented out of the ICB’s Financials Industry group, of which it currently is a part.
  • 9/8/2017

    Mortgage REITs Continue to Lead REIT Market’s Performance

    Mortgage REITs continued to lead the U.S. REIT market’s performance through the first eight months of 2017.
  • 9/8/2017

    Infrastructure, Data Centers, Manufactured Homes Are Top Equity REIT Market Segments

    The Infrastructure Sector, whose equity market capitalization consists primarily of cellular phone tower companies, led the REIT market with a total return of 34.07 percent for the first eight months of 2017.
  • 8/15/2017

    Second Quarter REIT Industry FFO Rises 7.9 Percent to Record High

    U.S. stock exchange-listed Equity REITs delivered record Funds From Operations of $15.6 billion in the second quarter of 2017, according to the NAREIT T-Tracker®, a quarterly composite performance measure of the entire U.S. listed REIT industry. This year’s second quarter was the first in which REIT industry FFO exceeded $15 billion, and followed just three years after the REIT industry first broke the $10 billion mark in the second quarter of 2014.
  • 8/8/2017

    Mortgage REITs Outperform in First Seven Months of 2017

    The FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index gained 6.69 percent on a total return basis in the first seven months of 2017. Mortgage REITs continued to outperform Equity REITs and the broader equity market in the first seven months

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