Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2024     Views: 150

REITs are Real Estate Investment Trusts.  These securities trade as stocks do and consist of set of properties.  REITS are often specialized consisting of property types and/or geographic regions.

CRSP/Ziman real estate data series* includes all real estate investment trusts (REITs) that have traded on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges since 1980; contains series of indices based on all REITs and subsets of REITs based on REIT type and property type; contains underlying individual security information for the indices; includes qualitative measures important for evaluating information in thinly populated index series; and identifies changes in REIT status for the universe of publicly-traded REITs. Note: -66, -77, -88, and -99 represent missing values. Available through WRDS.  Requires user to validate through password.  For the most recent data, use the Monthly Update data that appears after the Annual and Quarterly Updates.

Datastream International has index level data on real estate investment trusts. Data is included in the stock indices section. Available on the workstations located near Firestone A-13-J and Stokes Library as part of Refinitiv Workspace. The modules for commodities, economics, equities, and futures are also available through WRDS.

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