Diversified REITs own and manage a mix of property types and collect rent from tenants. For example, diversified REITs might own portfolios made up of both office and industrial properties, making them ideal for investors looking to gain exposure to a variety of real estate asset types. 


Who Invests in Diversified REITs?

Nearly 150 million Americans live in households that invest in REITs. With their historically competitive total returns and comparatively low correlation with other assets make them an attractive addition and diversifier for many Americans’ portfolios. 

How to Invest in Diversified REITs

There are numerous diversified REITs listed on the FTSE Nareit US Real Estate Indexes that individuals can invest in directly with the help of a broker or by purchasing shares in a participating REIT mutual fund of REIT exchange-traded fund (ETF).


4/30/2024, Source: FTSE
Number of REITs
Dividend Yield
YTD Total Return
April Total Return
2023 Total Return

Quarterly Data

Source: Nareit T-Tracker
Q1 2024 2024
FFO ($M) $598 $598
NOI ($M) $1,091 $1,091
Dividends paid ($M) $508 $508
SS NOI 2.69%

List of Diversified

1 Year Total Return Stock price
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
ALEX | Honolulu United States | Diversified
Alexander's, Inc.
ALX | Paramus United States | Diversified
American Assets Trust
AAT | San Diego United States | Diversified
Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc.
AHH | Virginia Beach United States | Diversified
Blackstone Real Estate Advisors
N/A | New York United States | Diversified
Not available
Broadstone Net Lease, Inc.
BNL | Victor United States | Diversified