REITs continue to beat the S&P 500, according to NAREIT, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. In the first half of 2011, U.S. REITs were up almost 10%, compared to 6% for the S&P 500.

For the year ended June 30, 2011, the FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index was up 33% percent and the FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index was up 34% percent compared to the S&P 500’s 31% gain.

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