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A Look Back at REIT Performance in 2019

While REITs didn't quite top the S&P 500 index in 2019, they still delivered excellent total returns.

[Updated: Feb 04, 2021 ] Jan 03, 2020 by Matthew DiLallo

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REIT Type Total return in 2019
Industrial 48.7%
Data Centers 44.2%
Timber 42.0%
Infrastructure 42.0%
Office 31.4%
Residential 30.9%
Specialty 27.4%
Diversified 24.1%
Health Care 21.2%
Lodging/Resorts 15.7%
Self Storage 13.7%
Retail 10.7%

Data source: NAREIT

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