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Principal Real Estate Income Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek to provide high current income, with capital appreciation as a secondary investment objective, by investing in commercial real estate-related securities. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in commercial real estate-related securities, primarily consisting of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and other United States and non-United States real estate-related securities (primarily real estate investment trusts (REITs) or REIT-like entities). Under normal circumstances, the Fund also invests between 40% and 70% of its total assets in CMBS and invests between 30% and 60% in other real estate-related securities (including REITs). The Fund's investment adviser is ALPS Advisors, Inc. The Fund's investment sub-adviser is Principal Real Estate Investors, LLC.