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Listed Real Estate

Real Estate — A new assessment of an established sector

Separate from Financials at last. Starting 2019, Real Estate will be placed in its own Industry group within the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB). Real estate as its own industry — consistent with the unique characteristics of listed Real Estate equity — solidifies market sentiment around its historical placement. But whatever its classification, FTSE Russell has long understood the importance of this segment to investors, and has been working for decades with established industry associations to develop meaningful measurement of the market.

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Working together

EPRA, the European Public Real Estate Association, and Nareit, the American trade association for REITs, each provide valuable service to FTSE Russell Real Estate Indexes methodology, providing expertise on REITs, including analysis to determine index eligibility. Learn more about the real estate industry and REITs markets at: