Apartment properties in the U.S. are consistently the most in-demand asset class for worldwide investors.
It Consistently Outperforms:
Over a 10, 20, and 30 year time period, $100 invested in real estate significantly outperforms the same $100 invested in either the S&P, Dow Jones, or NASDAQ.
Source: FTSE NAREIT U.S. Real Estate Index Returns, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, S&P 500, Russell, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, FTSE NAREIT equity REIT index.
Additionally, in each of these periods, returns on private real estate investments were higher than for public REITS / publicly traded real estate, and had lower volatility, as measured by the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries’ NCREIF National Property Index.
Volatility was lowest in the apartment property asset class.