Real Estate Limited Partnership - RELP

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Real Estate Limited Partnership - RELP'

A limited partnership entity organized to invest in real estate. A Real Estate Limited Partnership is typically organized with an experienced property manager or real estate development firm serving as the general partner. Outside investors are then sought to provide financing for the real estate project, in exchange for a share of ownership as limited partners.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Real Estate Limited Partnership - RELP'

Limited partners are much like stockholders in a public company, in that they have only limited influence in the business operations of the limited partnership. However, limited partners also have limited liability. If the RELP faces losses, limited partners are only liable for the amount of their capital contributions.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Real Estate

    Land plus anything on it, including buildings and natural resources.
  2. Certified Commercial Investment ...

    A professional designation awarded by the Certified Commercial ...
  3. Propco

    An abbreviation for property company. Propcos are most often ...
  4. National Association Of Real Estate ...

    A trade association that represents U.S. Real Estate Investment ...
  5. Interest Rate

    The amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by ...
  6. Real Estate Investment Trust - ...

    A security that sells like a stock on the major exchanges and ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. Why is it a bad idea for beginning investors to speculate in penny stocks?

    A penny stock is the stock of a company that trades below $5 and generally trades on the over-the-counter bulletin board ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. Why do analysts sometimes give an overweight recommendation on a stock?

    Financial analysts give their opinions of the future performance of a security. They can give performance ratings of underweight, ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. What is the difference between a penny stock and a small cap stock?

    A penny stock and a small-cap stock represent the shares of a company with low market capitalizations. However, there is ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. What's the difference between a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) and a mortgage-backed ...

    A mortgage-backed security, or MBS, and a collateralized mortgage obligation, or CMO, are different types of asset-backed ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. What does the Dow Jones Industrial Average measure?

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is the oldest and best-known stock market index. It measures the daily price movements ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What does high open interest tell you about an option?

    A high open interest of options provides investors and traders with useful information to consider when entering options ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Home & Auto

    How To Analyze Real Estate Investment Trusts

    REITs are much like dividend-paying companies, but analyzing them requires consideration of the accounting treatment of property.
  2. Options & Futures

    The REIT Way

    Ever considered investing in real estate? Read about the REIT and see if it's the investment for you.
  3. Home & Auto

    How To Assess A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

    Find out why funds from operations is a superior measure of REIT performance.
  4. Bonds & Fixed Income

    The Impact Of Interest Rates On Real Estate Investment Trusts

    REITs are high-yield investments, but do they have an inverse relationship with interest rates? Find out here.
  5. Investing Basics

    What is a Financial Market?

    “Financial market” is a broad term used to describe any forum where buyers and sellers meet to trade assets.
  6. Investing Basics

    Calculating Funds from Operations

    Funds from operations (FFO) measures the performance of a real estate investment trust (REIT) and other similar types of investments.
  7. Investing Basics

    Understanding Notional Value

    This term is commonly used in the options, futures and currency markets because a very small amount of invested money can control a large position.
  8. Investing Basics

    How to Calculate Risk Premium

    Think of a risk premium as a form of hazard pay for risky investments.
  9. Investing Basics

    What is Terminal Value?

    The terminal value of an asset is its anticipated value on a certain date in the future.
  10. Investing

    These Investments Have Soared in 2015

    These five investments are on fire and still offer high potential going forward. Here's why.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Capital Stock

    The common and preferred stock a company is authorized to issue, according to their corporate charter. Capital stock represents ...
  2. Unearned Revenue

    When an individual or company receives money for a service or product that has yet to be fulfilled. Unearned revenue can ...
  3. Trailing Twelve Months - TTM

    The timeframe of the past 12 months used for reporting financial figures. A company's trailing 12 months is a representation ...
  4. Subordinated Debt

    A loan (or security) that ranks below other loans (or securities) with regard to claims on assets or earnings. Also known ...
  5. International Financial Reporting Standards - IFRS

    A set of international accounting standards stating how particular types of transactions and other events should be reported ...
  6. Geometric Mean

    The average of a set of products, the calculation of which is commonly used to determine the performance results of an investment ...
Trading Center