Top 30 Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) in 2017Q3

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Continuing the series of reference lists of real estate investment trusts (REITs), here is the list I looked up on WSJ.com for Australian A-REITs: WSJ Name Sector Market Cap AU/XASX/SCG Scentre Group Retail $21,940,000,768 AU/XASX/WFD Westfield Corp. Retail $16,350,000,128 AU/XASX/GMG Goodman Group Industrial/Office $14,129,999,872 AU/XASX/VCX Vicinity Centres Retail $10,369,999,872 AU/XASX/SGP Stockland Diversified $10,179,999,744 AU/XASX/DXS Dexus […]

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Top UK Real Estate Investment Trusts (UK-REITs or L-REITs) by Market Cap 2017Q3

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I am often asked to give second opinions on properties in the UK my clients have invested in or are considering investing in. ย For comparison, here is a list of the top 20 LSE-listed real estate investment trusts (sometimes called “UK-REITs” or “L-REITs” for short) along with links to their financial data on WSJ.com: WSJ […]

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Top 200 US-listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by Market Cap as of 2017Q3

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The US is by far the largest market for listed real estate investment trusts (REITs), with over US$1 trillion in market cap, including some large foreign REITs trading over the counter as ADRs.ย  US REITs are especially attractive for IRA and other tax-deferred accounts.ย  For reference, here is a list of 200 of the largest […]

A Simple, Robust Retirement Savings and Investment Plan: The "4 House Pension"

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When asked how much money is needed for a comfortable retirement, the simplest useful but general answer I have been using is to “own four houses”. Taken literally, the “4 House Pension” can be implemented by actually owning four houses: one to live in, and the other three to generate rental income to pay for […]

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Dividend Data on 7 Hong Kong Real Estate Investment Trusts (H-REITs)

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For reference only, here are links to dividend data for an updated list of the 8 largest Hong Kong listed real estate investment trusts (REITs): Ticker Name Sector Float % 823.HK Link Real Estate Investment Trust Retail 100.0% 2778.HK Champion Real Estate Investment Trust Industrial/Office 31.0% 778.HK Fortune Real Estate Investment Trust Retail 72.3% 405.HK […]

25 non-US REITs to watch in 2017Q2

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For reference and discussion purposes only, here is a list of some non-US REITs worth watching in 2017Q2: RIC Name Sector USD Market Cap 0823.HK Link Real Estate Investment Trust Commercial ย $15,439 LAND.L Land Securities Group PLC Commercial ย $10,153 GMG.AX Goodman Group Pty Ltd Commercial ย $10,150 SGP.AX Stockland Corporation Ltd Residential ย $8,253 BLND.L British Land […]

GFM's REIT Watchlist for 2017 Q1

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Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are among our favorite alternatives to buying physical property as an investment. ย For reference, we list below 95 of the globally-listed REITs we are watching this quarter, which yield over 4% as a portfolio. ย Note that this a watchlist for educational and discussion purposes only and is not a recommendation […]

Reference List: 400 Largest Listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) 2017

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This is one of the longest of my sector stock lists, but rightfully so as real estate investment trusts (REITs) are an important asset class for investors to easily and inexpensively access a global portfolio of income-producing real estate. ย Not all REITs are created equal, and we screen this list of 400 every quarter to […]