Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Investor Question #91: How big is the real estate sector in S&P 500?
The following illustration gives an idea of the size of the real estate sector (circled in yellow) within the S&P 500. Going by market size, it is one of the smallest sectors in S&P 500 as of March 2021. Technology is the biggest sector. The real estate sector consists of REITs across multiple property types like Industrial, Multifamily, Office, etc.