REITs by the Numbers

In 2016, REITs (public, non-listed and private) comprised of the following:


  1. – $3 Trillion in gross real estate market capitalization in the US
  2. – 290,000 properties included in all REITs
  3. – 240,000 people directly employed by REITs
  4. – REITs’ total economic contribution equal 2 million full-time equivalent jobs
  5. – $52.8 billion of new construction and capital expenditures by REITs

Source: EY

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