real estate investment trust

(REIT)
 A company that manages a portfolio of real estate properties. REITs are usually publicly held trusts which, under special investment laws, must distribute 95% of its NET income annually to investors.
 ► “REITs invest in real estate or mortgages. As publicly traded stocks, REITs produce portfolio income.” (Fortune, Dec. 8, 1986, p. 36)

American business jargon. 2014.

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