06/09/2021 | by

Annual Awards Recognize Best in Shareholder Communications Among REITs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2021) – Nareit announced the recipients of the 2021 Investor CARE Awards during its REITweek Investor Conference (June 8-10, 2021). These annual awards recognize Nareit corporate members that most effectively communicate with their investors with comprehensive, clearly articulated, and useful information in the most efficient manner. All Nareit members – both equity and mREITs – are evaluated based on their online presence, SEC filings and IR practices by a panel of judges, including analysts, portfolio managers and academics.

This year’s award winners include:

Large Cap Equity REIT:

  • Gold: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE)
  • Silver: Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD)
  • Bronze: Regency Centers Corporation (NASDAQ: REG)

Small Cap Equity REIT:

  • Gold: Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE: AKR)
  • Silver: DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH)
  • Bronze: Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG)


  • Gold: AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC)

“The 13th Annual Investor CARE Awards honor Nareit members that exemplify the traits of financial transparency and accessibility, hallmarks of the REIT industry,” said Nareit President and CEO Steven A. Wechsler. “The investor communications programs recognized by this year’s awards embody these qualities and we congratulate them on their achievements.”

Four of this year’s Nareit Investor CARE Award judges included: Richard Anderson of SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.; Merrie Frankel of Minerva Realty Consultants; Sheila McGrath of Evercore ISI; and Liam Wertheimer of APG Asset Management US, Inc.

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