As of June 16, publicly traded U.S. equity REITs raised approximately $23.65 billion through capital offerings. Common equity offerings accounted for 60 percent of total capital raised, amounting to $14.12 billion, followed by senior debt and preferred issuances, which totaled $8.46 billion and $1.07 billion, respectively.
Specialty and diversified REITs topped the charts among property sectors. Among the specialty sector, American Tower Corp., raised $2.35 billion through a common equity offering, while diversified REIT Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Inc. raised $2.83 billion via common equity offerings.
Winzen Matamorosa is a senior associate in the Real Estate Client Operations Department of S&P Global Market Intelligence.
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