MEPT maintains a set of objectives that were developed at the Fund's inception in 1982. MEPT's investment objectives are as follows:
- To achieve total returns that exceed benchmark indices throughout an entire real estate investment cycle;
- To achieve MEPT's return objectives with lower risk than the industry benchmark indices;
- To provide superior liquidity to investors compared to competing real estate funds. It is MEPT's practice to honor all redemption requests on the quarterly valuation date immediately after they are received;
- To create, as a secondary benefit, economic activity and jobs in areas where beneficiaries of participating pension plans live and work by investing in 100% union-built new construction projects.