REITs Continued to Access Captial Markets to Start 2016

Stock exchange-listed REITs raised a total of $8.09 billion in public capital in January 2016, compared with $8.52 billion raised in January 2015. The bulk of that total was raised in 10 secondary debt offerings totaling $6.25 billion.

January 2015 featured more total offerings (26 to 17) and included one initial public offering.

Overall, the total equity market capitalization of the FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index sits at $905 billion, as of Jan. 31, 2016. There are a total of 223 REITs in the FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index. REITs own approximately $1.8 trillion of commercial real estate assets, including listed and non-listed public Equity and Mortgage REITs


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