equity REIT

Equity REIT

A Real Estate Investment Trust that assumes ownership status in the property it invests in enabling investors of the REIT to earn dividends on rental income from the property and appreciation in property resale. Antithesis of a Mortgage REIT.

Equity REIT

A real estate investment trust (REIT) that buys and owns property outright, rather than investing in mortgages. The revenue for equity REITs comes mainly from rents on the properties owned. Like all REITs, they may be traded as if they were stocks. Owning an equity REIT is more liquid than directly owning the real estate underlying it.

equity REIT

A real estate investment trust that purchases property with investors' money. Investors in an equity REIT earn dividend income from rental income earned by the REIT on property it owns. The investors also participate in increases in value of the owned real estate. Compare mortgage REIT.

equity REIT

A real estate investment trust (REIT) with underlying investments in incomeproducing properties. Contrast with a mortgage REIT that invests in mortgages, but not physical properties.

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Avalon Bay Communities is an equity REIT in the business of developing, acquiring and managing multi-family apartment communities in the high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States.
In 1993, only one equity REIT boasted an equity capitalization in excess of $1 billion; at year-end 1996, there were 25 publicly-traded REITs of that size.
Chiang, Lee and Wisen (2005) using the equity REIT index of NAREIT for monthly returns from 1972 through 2002 found the market betas to not have significantly changed when using the three-factor model versus the Single-factor model which did show a beta decline.
equity REIT outlook report, which noted that 2012 may be a pivotal year for the sector, for better or worse.
equity REIT sector, though the direction of the broader economy has yet to dictate what that outlook will be.
equity REIT sector,' said Managing Director Steven Marks.
In 1993 there was only one equity REIT with a market capitalization in excess of $1 billion.
Equity REIT Liquidity Update: New Issuance Drought Has a Limited Impact' and is available at www.
With banks and insurance companies still tight-fisted on real estate lending, particularly for commercial and multi-family residential properties, the equity REIT has become a lender of last resort," Karr added.
The Taubman REIT, which at $295 million is the largest initial public offering of an equity REIT, is leading the way for a number of REITs pending for 1993 which are expected to raise amounts approaching or exceeding $200 million each.
The report is titled, 'Riding the Wave: Renewal Trends of Equity REIT Unsecured Lines of Credit' and is available at 'www.
Equity REIT market delivered gains for investors in October.