DEFINITION of 'National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts - NAREIT'

A trade association that represents U.S. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and publicly traded real estate companies. In essence, NAREIT works as a lobbyist for both of these groups when dealing with individuals who legislate the two respective industries.

BREAKING DOWN 'National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts - NAREIT'

NAREIT is made up of a community of industry professionals, academics and companies that work together to promote the real estate industry and REITs. Through NAREIT, individuals are able to access comprehensive industry data on the overall real estate industry and the performance of member REITs.

  1. Funds From Operations Per Share ...

    A metric for the performance of a real estate investment trust ...
  2. Funds Available For Distribution ...

    An informal measure of the amount of capital that is on hand ...
  3. Captive Real Estate Investment ...

    A real estate investment trust (REIT) that is controlled by a ...
  4. Investment Real Estate

    Real estate that generates income or is otherwise intended for ...
  5. Finite-Life REIT - FREIT

    A real estate investment trust (REIT) that aims to sell its real ...
  6. Private Equity Real Estate

    Private equity real estate is an asset class that consists of ...
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