Real Estate Investment Trusts: the US Experience and Lessons for the UK (May 2009)
This report examines the burgeoning UK REIT market in light of the longer established US REIT market. The history and development of US REITs are presented and the regulatory differences between UK and US REITs are explored. REITs as an individual investment and as a multi asset investment are analysed. The research draws on lessons that can be learned from the US experience and applied to the emerging UK REIT market.