real estate investment trust

real estate investment trust
real estate investment trust ( REIT)
A trust used to hold ownership of real property for investors. The trust structure is used to benefit from tax code provisions. American Banker Glossary

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real estate investment trust UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION REIT)
PROPERTY, FINANCE in the US, a financial arrangement in which a company invests money in buildings and land for shareholders who get tax advantages from their investment as well as interest on the money invested: »

The firm changed its corporate structure back in 2007 to become a tax-efficient real investment trust.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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