Office REITs own and manage office real estate and rent space in those properties to tenants. Those properties can range from skyscrapers to office parks. Some office REITs focus on specific types of markets, such as central business districts or suburban areas. Some emphasize specific classes of tenants, such as government agencies or biotech firms. 

Companies such as Amazon and Salesforce use office buildings owned by REITs. 

Who invests in Office REITs?

Along with individuals who invest in REITs either directly or through Thrift Savings Plans (TSPs), 401ks, etc., institutional investors such as pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, and bank departments also invest in REITs.

How to Invest in Office REITs

There are currently 19 office REITs listed on the FTSE Nareit US Real Estate Indexes. Many investors acquire shares in these REITs via REIT mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but individuals can also invest directly in an office REIT with the help of a broker


4/30/2022, Source: FTSE
Number of REITs
Dividend Yield
YTD Total Return
April Total Return
2021 Total Return

Quarterly Data

Source: Nareit T-Tracker
Q4 2021 2021
FFO ($M) $1,602 $6,918
NOI ($M) $2,514 $9,650
Dividends paid ($M) $1,171 $4,634
SS NOI -0.82%
Occupancy Rate 93.24%

Performance Details

As of Q4 2021, Source: CoStar Group, Inc
Net Absorption (sq. ft.)
Net Completions (sq. ft.)
Performance Occupancy Rate
Rent Growth YoY

List of Office REITs

1 Year Total Return Stock price
Administrador Fibra Mty, S.C.
FMTY14 MM | Monterrey Mexico | Office REITs
Not available
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
ARE | Pasadena United States | Office REITs
As of market close 05/25/2022
Boston Properties, Inc.
BXP | Boston United States | Office REITs
As of market close 05/25/2022
Brandywine Realty Trust
BDN | Philadelphia United States | Office REITs
As of market close 05/25/2022
City Office REIT
CIO | Vancouver Canada | Office REITs
As of market close 05/25/2022
Cole Office & Industrial REIT (CCIT II), Inc.
N/A | Phoenix United States | Office REITs
Not available