Industry data and research highlights the investment performance benefits and opportunities of REIT-based real estate investments to institutional and individual investors, financial advisers, policymakers and the media. Nareit provides a range of stock performance data for both domestic and global REITs as well as a series of industry performance measures tracked daily, monthly and yearly. 

Market Commentary
04/19/2021
REITs Rose Across the Board Last Week

These latest gains, the fourth straight weekly increase, lifted year-to-date returns to 13.5%.

Weekly REIT returns for April 19
04/16/2021
Will Pent Up Demand for Weddings Help Hotels Recover?

Leisure travel is starting to show signs of recovery, indicated by a spring break bump at our nation’s airports, and one area that is practically bursting to get back to business are weddings and wedding receptions.

Wedding scene in Hawaii
04/12/2021
REITs Moved Slightly Higher Last Week

REIT share prices moved higher last week, with a 0.3% total return on the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index.

Weekly REIT returns chart
04/09/2021
REITs Supported 2.6 million Jobs in 2019

From 2016 to 2019, the jobs equivalent contribution from REITs has risen by 600 thousand.

2019 Jobs chart
04/07/2021
REITs’ Recovery Gained Momentum in March

The recovery in REIT share prices gained momentum in March as the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs index delivered a total return of 5.5%.

Weekly chart for REIT Returns for week of April 7, 2021
03/30/2021
What’s Ahead for Commercial Real Estate and REITs During the Economy’s Reopening 2.0?

The pandemic appears to be at a major turning point as vaccine production and distribution have hit stride. The economy will reach a major turning point soon afterwards, which will raise several issues for real estate and REITs.

GDP Output Gap chart
03/29/2021
REITs Rose Last Week

Last week’s gains lifted year-to-date returns to 9.6%.

Weekly REIT Returns for March 29
03/25/2021
Retail Rebound: Brick-and-Mortar Resilience

Sales through brick-and-mortar locations are likely to rebound later this year and next, as the spread of vaccines makes it safe to spend more time in shops and malls again.

E-Commerce chart
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REITWatch

REITWatch is a monthly statistical publication intended to provide a snapshot of the REIT industry. It includes data derived from the FTSE Nareit U.S. Real Estate Index Series and the FTSE/EPRA Nareit Global Real Estate Index Series in addition to tracking the performance of individual REITs.

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