Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) was listed on the SGX on 27 April 2011. It invests in a portfolio of retail and office properties in Singapore worth S$6.35 billion as of 31 January 2018. It’s most well-known property is VivoCity, the largest shopping mall in Singapore. In this article, I’ll discuss the contributions of each property to MCT from its IPO to now, the potential risks to MCT and an update on the REIT’s plans in the immediate future.

Here are 12 things you need to know about Mapletree Commercial Trust before you invest.

Initial portfolio

Mapletree Commercial Trust listed with an initial portfolio of three properties measuring worth S$2.8 billion. They include:

1. VivoCity is MCT’s trophy asset and remains the largest shopping mall in Singapore. The mall serves as the sole gateway for visitors taking the MRT and monorail from mainland Singapore to Sentosa. In 2017, VivoCity …