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Real Estate Investment Trusts in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Real Estate Investment Trusts in the US

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) provide an opportunity for individual investors to own real estate that otherwise would be too expensive. As a result, demand for and growth of the industry and its assets are often associated with the general health of the real estate sector. The industry is currently benefiting from a rise in rents and low vacancy rates in several property markets and is expected to have increased over the five years to 2016. Well-capitalized REITs are ramping up property purchases and funding construction to take advantage of low interest rates and mounting rental demand. Therefore, economic recovery and a rebound in the real estate market will drive up industry revenue. During the next five-year period, revenue will continue increasing as the overall economy improves.

This industry comprises legal entities that are categorized as real estate investment trusts (REITs). REITs, like mutual funds, use the pooled capital of many investors to directly invest in income-yielding properties. To qualify as an REIT, a company or trust

must distribute all of their taxable income to shareholders annually in the form of dividends. Income is largely generated from rent, interest and capital gains.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016-17)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Rental vacancy rates
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Simon Property Group Inc. - financial performance*
    • Table Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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