What is a REIT?
Real estate investment trust (REITs) is a company that owns, and in most cases operates, income-producing real estate. REITs own many types of commercial real estate, ranging from office and apartment buildings to warehouses, hospitals, shopping centers, hotels and commercial forests. (source: wikipedia.org)
For a full explanation on REITs in Canada; Tom Drake who runs a Canadian financial blog MapleMoney has posted the “Best Canadian REITs: 10 REITs to Consider in 2021.