Timberland REITs own and manage various types of timberland real estate. Timberland REITs specialize in harvesting and selling timber.
Who Invests in Timberland 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 Timberland REITs
There are currently 3 timberland 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).