Ways that Real Estate Investment Trusts Shape the World Around You

What is a REIT?

A REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust, is a company that owns, operates or finances income-producing real estate and real estate related projects. Learn More

REITs are in all 50 states & D.C.

The REIT approach to real estate investment has also been embraced by 40 countries around the world.


2.9 Million Jobs Annually

U.S. REITs contributed the equivalent of approximately 2.9 million full-time jobs to the economy in 2022, generating $197.0 billion of labor income.


145 Million Americans Invested in REITs

An estimated 145 million Americans invested in real estate through REITs - accessing them through mutual funds and ETFs in their retirement savings and other investment funds.