#13 - Investing In REITs Canada With Jon Gold

  
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Investing In REITs Canada With Jon Gold

In today’s episode, we interview Gold Investment Managements Founder and President Jonathon Gold, CFA. Our conversation covers everything you need to know about investing in REITs Canada, including the macro characteristics of the uncorrelated returns, the benefits of diversification within Real Estate, why publically traded real estate is in many ways superior to private markets, and much more.

If you've ever been interested in Investing in REITs Canada, this episode is a can’t miss. You don’t need millions of dollars to own a stake in the millions of square feet of Datacenters, hotels or apartment buildings across the world.

Join us to learn how this is possible.

>> Updated November 30th, 2020 - find part 2 of this conversation in a more recent episode with Jon here. <<


[1:40] - What is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?

[3:20] - How does this compare with private real estate investing?

[4:15] - What forms of leverage are possible in REITs?

[6:30] - Are there obvious advantages of REITs over privately owned real estate?

[9:10] - What are the non-obvious pitfalls to watch out for with REITs?

[17:30] - What is considered the last mile of delivery?

[19:30] - What does it mean that to be marked to market?

[23:00] - Is there a price volatility myth?

[27:30] - What are the tax implications of owning REITs?

[29:30] - How can you get exposure to foreign real estate?

[30:45] - Are grocery-anchored REITs a hedge for an internet bubble?

[37:00] - Beyond Income Investors, who are REIT’s most suitable for?

“Just because something is overvalued doesn’t mean it’s going to change course.” - Jonathon Gold

Stock Names Mentioned in Podcast:
$CHP.UN - Choice Properties (Loblaws)
$EQIX - Equinex (data centers)

$DLR - Digital Realty Trust (data centers)
$SRU-UN.TO (Walmart anchored retail centers)
$DIR-UN.TO (light industrial)
$CRR-UN.TO (Grocery anchored)
$WIR-UN.TO (TSX in USD - US exposure)



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