Research from Ernst & Young in 2017 put the global REIT market cap at approximately US$1.7tr. This sparked our interest last week and we decided to take a look at East and West Africa’s largest REITs. In our brief 3 page factsheet, we compare assets, sector diversification and other key stats.
Quick fact: These 2 REITs combined only account for 0.000062% of the global REIT industry!
Here’s a chart from the report showing their performance since Stanlib Fahari I-REIT listed in 2015 relative to their respective stock exchange benchmark returns.