IdealRatings developed a comprehensive qualitative approach to screen REIT instruments against Shariah principles. The universe consists of 850+ listed REIT across more than 35 nations. covering REITs in the US, UK, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Singapore, Australia, GCC among others. IdealRatings research methodology covers all types of REITs including commercial, offices, residential and industrial REITs. The research process relies upon different informative sources including the company’s financial statements, investor presentations and external market research reports to provide thorough analysis of REITs industry portfolio mix, major tenants and their contribution to the company’s non-permissible income. This integrated approach allows IdealRatings research team to determine REITs Shariah compliance with superior accuracy.