News by Topic : Press release

  • 3/5/2018

    Fourth Quarter 2017 Funds from Operations for U.S. Equity REITs Rose 1.4 Percent Year-Over-Year to $15.1 Billion

    High occupancy rates and low leverage ratios underscore strong industry fundamentals

  • 1/19/2018

    Overlooked and Undervalued REITs Are Positioned to Outperform

    Favorable economic trends and solid operating fundamentals support REIT industry’s growth.

  • 1/9/2018

    mREITs Lead U.S. REIT Market’s Gains in 2017

    mREITs led the performance of the overall U.S. REIT market in 2017, with the FTSE Nareit Mortgage REITs Index delivering a 19.79 percent total return for the year

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 7/12/2017

    Mortgage REITS Lead REIT Market Gains in 2017’s First Half

    Total returns of stock exchange-listed U.S. REITs, led by Mortgage REITs, climbed in June, the second quarter and the first half of 2017, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reported.

  • 6/6/2017

    UDR, Pebblebrook, Starwood Win Top NAREIT INnvestor Care Awards

    NAREIT today named the winners of its 2017 Investor CARE Awards at its annual REITWeek investor forum in New York.