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Pivoting to promising segments an increasingly vital growth driver for Reits

The Business Times CAPITAMALL Trust (CMT) became Singapore's first listed real estate investment trust (Reit) in July 2002. In its first 5 full years as a listed entity, distribution per unit (DPU) rose 66 per cent between 2003 and 2007, or a compound annual growth rate of nearly 14 per cent. Acquisitions and asset enhancements were the 2 most important drivers of DPU growth for CMT in its early years.

What's next for China's US$60t property market in 2022?

The Business Times WHEN it comes to investing in China, patience is probably what is needed. Economists say the mainland's strict lockdown measures could drag on until the end of the first quarter of 2022. Corporate earnings could be further revised lower, but the medium-term outlook looks rosier as China places more emphasis on the quality of growth rather than quantity.