Real Estate Investments Trusts (REITs):

Building more livable communities.

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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.

About the Wide Range of REIT Projects
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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

REIT converts downtown Honolulu office tower into affordable rental 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.

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REIT converts 1132 Bishop Street into affordable rental housing
Hawaii REITs Launch Giving Campaign Focused on Affordable Housing

Over the next three years, the REIT Way Hawaii Community Giving Campaign will invest in forward-thinking initiatives creating 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