real estate


Real estate investment beyond 2020: Going beyond location and yield

(Jan 31): Will building skyports for flying cars become the latest “must have” feature for luxury residential buildings? Will there be human settlements on Mars?

Investing ideas

Analysts favour this diversified property player amid the lukewarm real estate market

SINGAPORE (Dec 24): Analysts are remaining cautious on the Singapore property and real estate sector, as the city state’s property cooling measures keep the market lukewarm.

Broker's Calls

Singapore's main real estate brokerages offer great value and defense, say analysts

SINGAPORE (June 7): Phillip Capital and CGS-CIMB Research are initiating positive coverage on both APAC Realty and PropNex, the two main market players within Singapore’s real estate brokerage sect

Broker's Calls

Why RHB remains positive on APAC Realty despite 1Q earnings miss

SINGAPORE (May 29): RHB Research is reiterating its “buy” call on APAC Realty while lowering its target price on the stock to 67 cents from 72 cents previously after cutting FY19-21F earnings to ac

Asset management

Blackstone pushes 2018 global real estate AUM to US$3.2 trillion mark with a record-breaking year

SINGAPORE (May 22): Total real estate assets under management (AUM) for 2018 rose 12% to US$3.2 trillion ($4.4 trillion) from US$2.8 trillion in 2017, according to this year’s ANREV/INREV/NCREIF Fu


iREIT Global reports 2.7% lower 1Q DPU of 1.42 cents on higher expenses, forex changes

SINGAPORE (May 16): The manager of iREIT Global has declared a 1Q19 distribution per unit (DPU) 1.42 cents, declining 2.7% from 1.46 cents a year ago due to higher property operating expenses and a


CDL Hospitality Trusts reports 3.7% lower 1Q DPU of 2.09 cents on revenue decline

SINGAPORE (April 30): The managers of CDL Hospitality Trusts (CDL HT) – a stapled group comprising CDL Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust (H-REIT) and CDL Hospitality Business Trust (HBT) – h


Ascott Residence Trust's 1Q DPU rises 7% to 1.45 cents on improved operating performance

SINGAPORE (April 30): The manager of Ascott Residence Trust (ART) has declared a 1Q19 distribution per unit (DPU) of 1.45 cents, rising 7% on-year from the 1.35 cents it posted a year ago due to be


Manulife US REIT acquires Virginia asset for US$122 mil; proposes US$94 mil private placement to fund deal

SINGAPORE (April 29): Manulife US REIT has agreed to acquire a freehold 11-storey Class ‘A’ office asset at the Washington Metropolitan area in Fairfax, Virginia, for a consideration of US$122 mill


Suntec REIT looks to expand Australia footprint with $150 mil private placement

SINGAPORE (April 24): Suntec REIT’s manager ARA Trust Management is proposing to issue 84.7 million new units of the REIT at $1.77 to $1.81 per new unit in its bid to raise up to $150 million of gr

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