Insights Brief: REIT Volatility as Friend, Not Foe

September 2022

Market volatility creates opportunity. For real estate investors, this opportunity is often presented in the listed REIT universe. Yet, some investors who place these REITs within their equities bucket (citing the volatility of asset prices as their rationale) are missing their chance to take advantage of this instability. Their approach ignores the fact the same volatility exists – although it may not be properly measured in the private real estate markets.