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Real Estate Investment Trust Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Real Estate Investment Trust Activities Market Research Report | SIC K64.306 | Oct 2016

Demand drops: Revenue declines in the wake of uncertainty following the EU referendum

IBISWorld’s Real Estate Investment Trust Activities market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Capital Shopping Centres Group plc Capital Shopping Centres Group plc market share
Hammerson plc Hammerson plc market share
Land Securities Group plc Land Securities Group plc market share
The British Land Company plc The British Land Company plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a company that owns and manages property on behalf of shareholders. REITs are exempt from corporate tax but must pay out 90% of their net property income to their shareholders. They are closed-ended and listed on a public exchange. REITs came into existence in the United Kingdom on 1 January 2007. As of October 2016, there are 44 REITs.

Owing to the result of the EU Referendum, the industry is expected to experience a turbulent year in 2016-17. Fears over the level of future demand for commercial real estate and rental yields and low demand in the wake of the vote led to a sharp decline in the value of many REITs. Consequently, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will decline by 6.8% over 2016-17 to approximately £6.1 billion... purchase to read more

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A medium level of regulation and policy has resulted in moderate barriers to entering the Real Estate Investment Trust Activities industry. The prominence of the largest industry participants has raised the bar for prospective entrants. Without an attractive building mix, prospective entrants will struggle to drum up interest for their investment products. In addition, without the necessary capital or capacity to borrow, potential REITs are not able to acquire the necessary property. This means that only established land developers are likely to convert to REIT status.

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What is the Real Estate Investment Trust Activities Industry?

Real estate investment trusts are companies with closed-ended share capital that hold, manage and maintain property portfolios for investment purposes (i.e. for renting to tenants). Their shares are listed and traded on a stock exchange.

Industry Products
Diversified portfoliosSelf-storage portfoliosRetail portfoliosOffice portfoliosIndustrial portfoliosHealth-care portfoliosOther portfolios
Industry Activities
Selecting and managing a portfolio of real estate securities

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