Industrial REITs own and manage industrial facilities and rent space in those properties to tenants. Some industrial REITs focus on specific types of properties, such as warehouses and distribution centers. Industrial REITs play an important part in e-commerce and are helping to meet the rapid delivery demand.
Companies such as Amazon, Home Depot, and Walmart rely on these REITs for last-mile delivery and distribution.
Who Invests in Industrial REITs?
Nearly 145 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 Industrial REITs
There are numerous industrial REITs listed on the FTSE Nareit US Real Estate Indexes available to invest in directly, or an individual can invest through REIT mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
4/30/2022, Source: FTSE
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