Finite-Life REIT - FREIT



A real estate investment trust (REIT) that aims to sell its real estate holdings within a specified time frame so as to realize capital gains on its properties. Because of the definite date of their liquidation, finite-life REITs may be more liquid and trade closer to their net asset values than conventional REITs.


Finite-life REITs were introduced in the U.S. in the 1980s as an extension of REITS. FREITs are criticized for their inability to exploit a proper buy and hold strategy in terms of their underlying assets, which can result in poor performance compared to their generic counterparts.

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