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Where did the real estate investment trusts (REITs) industry go?

For the 2007 Economic Census, equity real estate investment trusts (REITs) are included in Industry Group 5311, Lessors of Real Estate, based on primary type of real estate property leased, and mortgage REITs are included in Industry Group 52599, Other Financial Vehicles.  However, for the 2002 Economic Census, both the equity and mortgage REITs were classified in Subsector 525, Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles.

To find out what else has changed since the 2002 Economic census, see What's New for 2007 in the 2007 Economic Census User Guide.


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