CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA-US equity REITs raised $41.09 billion year-to-date through September 28, according to SNL. That is $7.54 billion more than was raised in the same period in 2011. REIT’s stock market performance is also trending well for the year, according to separate statistics from NAREIT. However the September numbers were a bit of a disappointment and they followed lackluster performance in August.