Next Generation Asset Manager in the REIT Sector
Arialgo was founded with the mission of bringing a world leading asset management technology to the $1.25 trillion REIT market through economics-backed machine learning.
Arialgo developed the REIT Portfolio Manager, a state-of-the-art systematic asset management system which tracks, analyses, rates and ranks REITs. The system is based on the Appel REIT Indicators (ARI), a set of REIT following indicators and fundamental analysis tools which process a vast amount of data and provide unique insights on the REIT market and on individual REITs.
The system provides insights, rankings, visualizations and portfolio rebalancing tools, using advanced data science and machine learning tools, which puts its users in a significant advantageous position in the REIT market.
Why Invest in REITs
REITs offer investors the benefits of commercial real estate investment along with the advantages of investing in a publicly traded stock. The investment characteristics of income-producing real estate has provided REIT investors with historically competitive long-term rates of return. REITs have exceeded the broader equity market returns by 4.6% p/year (on average) over the past 20 years.
REITs offer investors the ability to gain exposure to a diverse portfolio of high quality, professionally managed real estate assets in a format that offers liquidity, tax advantages and current income. Large representation of alternative sectors such as data centers, cell towers, self storage and health care.
REITs offer access to the real estate market typically with low correlation with other stocks and bonds. Historical correlations to bonds and equities varied (0.3-0.8), providing diversifying benefits to portfolios.
REITs had a superior Sharpe ratio to the SP500 over the past 20 years.
Real estate offers investors a real yield (in the form of rents) along with inflation protection (value & rents grow alongside inflation). REITs are required to distribute at least 90 percent of their taxable income to shareholders annually in the form of dividends. Significantly higher on average than other equities REITs’ dividend yields historically have produced a steady stream of income through a variety of market conditions.
Shares of publicly listed REITs are readily traded on the major stock exchanges.