New economy REITs buck virus tide

Companies that offer data centres for cloud computing and last mile delivery are one area of REIT growth. BY ADAM MAYERS JUNE 2, 2020 Real Estate Investments Trusts (REITs) once the go-to products for investors looking for safety and high dividends have been hard hit...

REITs take a global high tech turn

Real estate investments trusts (REITs) are popular with income seeking investors because of the dividends generated by their underlying assets. In a Goldilocks parable, they are not quite stocks and not quite bonds, but offer just the right features of each. When...

Global REITs offer late cycle defensive strategy

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are popular with income seeking investors because of the dividends generated by their underlying assets. REITs  have become even more attractive against a backdrop of global trade tensions, falling interest rates and an economic...

Tech storage epitomizes reach of global REITs

There is a new world order when it comes to REITs – and investors should be venturing outside Canada to capitalize fully. That’s the message from Harvest Portfolios Group, which has shone a light on the breadth and depth of the sub-sectors that make up the global REIT...

Global REITs take a high-tech turn

When most investors think of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) they think of office buildings and shopping centers. But in the new economy, where technology is a dominant theme, REITs also have a role to play. One area of expansion is in data storage facilities,...