REIT Niches And Their Riches, Digital Realty (DLR) And More

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REITs are a great way to collect dividends and income, but I have decided to look at some of the niche REITs. The idea of specialty REITs, or 'niche' REITs as I have dubbed them, is quite intriguing; specialty REITs have all the benefits of a REIT, but with select exposure to unique industries. These REITs generally cover a variety of industries, including healthcare, storage, timber and hotel.

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLRis a California-based REIT that owns and manages technology-related real estate, specifically data centers, and pays a 
4.1% dividend yield. This REIT is an impressive play...

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