According to Vijay Natarajan, property and REITs analyst, RHB Bank Singapore, several factors can fortify a REIT and make it Covid-19 resilient. Among the well known factors are asset quality, tenant quality and lease structures. In addition, businesses in general, and REITs in particular, need to adapt to changing trends. Post-Covid, the focus is on new economy sectors such as logistics assets — which are necessary with growing ecommerce trends — and data centres.

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