Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Chief Investment Officer of the Manager of EC World REIT Under Probe – What’s Next for Me as an Investor?

In relation to the news that the Chief Investment Officer of the Manager of EC World REIT is currently under probe by the CAD and MAS yesterday evening (02 July 2020), I have received a number of messages from fellow retail investors asking me for my action plan – particularly, whether or not will I be divesting my unitholding. For the benefit of everyone, here’s my personal thoughts about this, along with what I will be doing with my unitholding…

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SPH REIT’s 3rd Quarter Update for FY2019/20 – A Summary and My Thoughts

SPH REIT (SGX:SK6U) provided an update for the third quarter FY2019/20 ended 31 May 2020 yesterday evening. As a unitholder, I have gone through the presentation slides and in this post, you will find a summary, along with my thoughts (on the REIT’s latest updates) to share…

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Key Highlights from Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust’s FY2019/20 Annual Report

Retail and office REIT Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust released their annual report for FY2019/20 ended 31 March 2020, along with their notice of AGM. As a unitholder of the REIT, I have gone through the report, took notes of the most important points, and am sharing them here in this post…

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Key Pointers to Note in Ascendas REIT’s AGM Held on 29 June 2020

Ascendas REIT conducted its virtual AGM for FY2019 this afternoon, which I have attended as a unitholder to receive an update from the management on its businesses. For the benefit of those who weren’t able to attend the meeting, the following post contains some of the key pointers to take note of…

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Key Summary of CapitaLand Mall Trust’s AGM on 26 June 2020

This afternoon, retail REIT CapitaLand Mall Trust held its virtual AGM for FY2019, which I have attended as a unitholder, to receive the latest updates from its management. Here’s a quick summary of the most important points you need to take note of from the meeting (which I have compiled for the benefit of those who weren’t able to attend…)

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Sasseur REIT (SGX:CRPU) – What You Need to Know before You Invest

For those of you who would like to tap onto the growth of the Chinese consumer market, Sasseur REIT, listed on the SGX, is one you can consider. In this post, I will be sharing with you everything you need to know about the REIT – including retail malls under its portfolio, historical financial performance, debt and occupancy profile, catalysts and threats to its growth, distribution payouts, and also whether or not at its current unit price, is the REIT considered cheap or expensive…

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Key Summary from Suntec REIT’s 11th AGM Held on 16 June 2020

Suntec REIT conducted its 11th AGM online this morning (16 June 2020) and as a unitholder, I attended the meeting to learn about the latest developments from the management. For the benefit of those who did not attend the AGM, here’s a key summary of the meeting which I’ve compiled…

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Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust: Should You Receive Your Distributions in Cash or in New Units of the REIT?

Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust have made available the option for their unitholders to receive their distributions declared in the fourth quarter of FY2020 in cash, in new units of the REIT, or a mixture of both. In this post, I will be sharing with you how you, as a unitholder, can calculate the amount of new units you can receive if you opt for this option, along with the pros and cons of receiving your distributions in a form of new units to the REIT, so as to help you make a better decision…

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