Should You BUY REITS in 2021? Top REITs to BUY

Over the past year, REITs have fallen over 50% in value from the highs. REITs that owned

apartment buildings, shopping malls, hotels, or office buildings, investors got worried about

collecting rent. Many people think that REITs will not recover for years, but I think differently.

I think a 50% sell-off brings an opportunity for the investor. I think that some REITs will take

some time to recover but if you understand the REITs holding you will be fine and still make

some money. Some REITs have outperformed the major indexes. 

Top REITs to Buy: 

1) EQIX 

Equinix, Inc. is an American multinational company headquartered in Redwood City, California,

that specializes in Internet connection and data centers. The company is a leader in global

colocation data center market share, with 210 data centers in 25 countries on five continents.

They have over 9,700 tenants. The stock is up 37% over the past year, compared to the S&P 500

at 13%.

Div Yield: 1.3%

2) AMT

American Tower Corporation is an American real estate investment trust and an owner and operator

of wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure in several countries worldwide and is

headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It is ranked 410th on the Fortune 500.

Div Yield: 2%

3) ARE

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is an American real estate investment trust that invests in office

buildings and laboratories leased to tenants in the life science and technology industries.

The company also has a venture capital arm, Alexandria Venture Investments, which invests in life

sciences firms. Alexandria collected over 98% of the rent. Stock is up 11%. 

Div Yield: 2.5%


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