Real Estate Investments Trusts (REITs):

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Hale Mahana Affordable Student Housing for UH Manoa students.

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Helping Local Charities

REITs support nonprofit organizations and charitable causes through monetary contributions and employee time.

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Enhancing Quality of Life

REITs create the places that make life better and more enjoyable for local people, from affordable housing to shopping and entertainment.

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Creating Jobs for Locals

REITs not only create jobs during construction projects, but they also provide permanent employment for local residents. In 2016, REITs delivered an estimated 12,000 full-time jobs in Hawaii.

How REITs Generate Employment
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Boosting the Economy

REITs boost economic activity and genverate millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state and counties.

REIT Investments Multiply Economic Dividends

REITs in the News

Nareit Hawaii Donates $20,000 in Face Masks to Operating Engineers, Local 3, to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Nareit Hawaii is helping the 3,500 members of Operating Engineers, Local 3, to stay healthy and avoid COVID-19 by donating $20,000 worth of face masks to be used on the job and in the community.

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Alexander &Baldwin Hawai‘i Supports the DOE

Alexander &Baldwin Hawai‘i visited state Department of Education Kaua‘i Complex Area Superintendent Paul Zina Friday to present the DOE with $150 worth of gift cards for each of its 15 public schools.

Pearlridge Center Lends a Helping Hand During COVID-19 Pandemic

From preparing meals for those in need, to providing easier access to fresh produce, to lending a section of the parking lot to the nearby hospital – the Pearlridge Center team in Aiea, Hawaii, has quickly activated several initiatives ov...

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A&B Supports Leeward Coast Community Food Distribution

On March 28th, the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center and Hawaii Foodbank along with many partners and volunteers came together to provide food items to the Leeward Coast community at Alexander & Baldwin’s Waianae Mall.

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REITs in the Community: Response to Coronavirus

REITs are helping their tenants and communities in a variety of ways during the coronavirus crisis and Nareit is highlighting how its member companies across different property segments are responding.

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Nareit Hawaii Donates $50,000 to the Hawaii Resilience Fund

Nareit Hawaii has donated $50,000 to the Hawaii Resilience Fund in support of the Hawaii Homeless Healthcare Hui, a nonprofit that provides comprehensive medical services for Oahu’s chronically homeless population.

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Pu‘uhonua O Wai‘anae Reaches Major Milestone with $150,000 Grant from Nareit Hawaii

Nonprofit group completes purchase of 20-acre land parcel, begins fundraising to build affordable homes for houseless families

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Pu‘uhonua O Wai‘anae Reaches Major Milestone with $150,000 Grant from Nareit Hawaii Community Giving Initiative
Nareit Appoints Gladys Marrone as Executive Director

Nareit, the worldwide representative voice for real estate investment trusts (REITs)and publicly traded real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate and capital markets, announced today the appointment of Gladys Marrone as executive director of its new Hawaii office. Marrone began w...

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Nareit Appoints Gladys Marrone as Executive Director of New Hawaii Office
Hawaii REITs Donate $100,000 to Nani ‘O Puna

A much-needed renovation of the Nani ‘O Puna affordable housing community on the island of Hawaii received a boost today with a $100,000 donation from the Nareit Foundation’s REIT Way Hawaii Community Giving Campaign to the Affordable Housing and Economic Development Foundation (AHED).

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Kauai Habitat for Humanity Awarded $120,000 Grant

The Nareit Foundation’s REIT Way Hawaii Community Giving Initiative announced the awarding of a $120,000 grant to the nonprofit Kauai Habitat for Humanity.

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Kauai Habitat for Humanity Awarded $120,000 Grant from Nareit Foundation’s REIT Way Hawaii Community Giving Initiative
Hawaii REITS Donate $100,000 to Nā Hale O Maui

Funds from The REIT Way Hawaii Community Giving Campaign to assist with construction of homes for 12West Maui families in Kahoma Residential Subdivision

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The REIT Way Hawaii Na Hale O Maui Check Presentation
Hawaii REITs Request Federal Delegation to Support Hawaii Businesses

Nareit Hawaii sent a letter to Hawaii’s federal delegation today requesting that they enact legislation of the federal stimulus package to help support the wide range of small businesses and their employees at REIT-owned properties statewide. Attached is the letter, which is undersigned by 19 REI...

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Hawaii REITs Request Federal Delegation to Support Hawaii Businesses
Waianae homeless camp leaders to purchase 20 acres outright

At the Waianae Boat Harbor Park, Puuhonua O Waianae was presented with a $150,000 grant from the Nareit Hawaii Community Giving Initiative of the Nareit Foundation.

Nareit Hawaii Community Giving Initiative of the Nareit Foundation
Grants offered for affordable housing

In connection with its Community Giving Initiative, Nareit Hawaii announced the availability of grants to support affordable housing projects for 2019 and 2020.

Community Giving Initiative
Ala Moana Center celebrates 60 years

Ala Moana Center, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and is said by current owner Brookfield Properties to be the largest outdoor shopping center in the world.

AMC 60th Anniversary
Maui United Way raises over $890,000

Alexander & Baldwin provided a check for $50,000 for the 2018-19 initiative, showing the support of their affiliated companies.

Maui United Way
A&B’s Kokua Giving Program helps Kauai

Alexander & Baldwin Hawaii and its local subsidiaries volunteered to help complete Kauai Habitat homes after presenting a check for $25,000 brought over from Oahu by A&B CEO Chris Benjamin.

Alexander & Baldwin awards HNC $30,000

Hawaii Nature Center was awarded a $30,000 grant from Alexander & Baldwin for its Iao Valley Education Center and keiki programs on Maui.

A&B and Hawaii Nature Center
REIT converts office tower into housing

Douglas Emmett, a REIT operating in Hawaii, shared plans to convert a 25-story downtown Honolulu office building into approximately 500 new workforce rental apartments.

REIT converts 1132 Bishop Street into affordable rental housing
Hawaii REITs Launch Housing Initiative

The Nareit Hawaii Community Giving Initiative is investing in forward-thinking programs to support affordable housing solutions for Hawaii.

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The REIT Way Hawaii Community Giving Camapaign Check presentation

"I want to express my thanks to these real estate investment trusts for the generous gifts to the community, which will go toward the development of the second phase of Kahauiki Village for homeless families."

Duane Kurisu
CEO and Founder, aio